Alison Lundergan Grimes


Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes says unlike her opponent Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell she will work for instead of against better Internet access in rural Western Kentucky.

US Senate candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes visits Hopkinsville tonight to share her vision for Western Kentucky. 

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Former President Bill Clinton and other high-profiled Democrats endorsed U.S. Senate Candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes today, touting her efforts to rebuild the middle class.

The Republican Party of Kentucky is accusing House Democrats of ignoring their legislative responsibilities to attend today’s  Louisville fundraiser featuring Bill Clinton.

A Kentucky legislative employee who appeared in a video supporting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has been fired for violating a policy forbidding political activity.

Charles Booker, 29, of Louisville worked at the Legislative Research Commission as an analyst for just over a year.

Last week, he appeared in an online Grimes ad starring his wife, Tanesha, which accused Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell of losing touch with poorer voters.

Tea Party groups from across the south and midwest are pledging support in the effort to defeat Republican Senator Mitch McConnell.

The five-term Kentucky incumbent is facing a primary challenge from Louisville businessman and Tea Party activist Matt Bevin.

The Republican Party of Kentucky is calling on Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to return campaign contributions from a former state representative accused of sexual harassment.

Last September, Democrat John Arnold resigned amid allegations he harassed and assaulted three statehouse employees.

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Former President Bill Clinton is planning a trip to Kentucky later this month to campaign for Democratic US Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. 

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's popularity is lower than President Barack Obama in Kentucky and less than one-third of registered voters across the state hold a favorable view of the Republican lawmaker.

That's according to a new Bluegrass Poll conducted by the Louisville Courier-Journal, WHAS-TV, Lexington Herald Leader and WKYT-TV in Lexington, which was released Thursday evening.

Surpassing other top Democratic incumbents and contenders in contributions, Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes raised $2.1 million during the last three months of 2013.

Grimes's campaign announced the totals on Friday afternoon, which are down from the $2.5 million she raised in the previous quarter.

The first-term secretary of state has generated over $4.5 million from supporters to date, and has $3.5 million in cash-on-hand.