Content Tagged 'McConnell'

KY Republicans & Democrats Call for Investigations Against Grimes & McConnell
On Friday, Kentucky's Republican and Democratic Parties called for investigations into perceived violations made by U.S. Senate candidates Alison Grimes and Mitch McConnell.
Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes Sound Off in "Measure the Candidates"
U.S. Senate Candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes are in Louisville today, sharing their views and ideas for rural and agricultural concerns. Video Video
Measure seeks quicker processing of rape kits
Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell is urging his Senate colleagues to finish work on legislation aimed at processing rape kits more quickly.
Grimes responds to Chao's role on board
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes says Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell has some explaining to do to Kentucky voters for his wife's role as a board member of a group that spent $50 million to close coal-fired power plants.
McConnell, Grimes set to appear together on KET
Kentucky Educational Television says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes, have both accepted the network's offer to appear at a candidate forum in October.
McConnell talks religion in Bowling Green
Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell talked abortion, gay marriage and the persecution of Christians in Iraq with three of Kentucky's most prominent evangelical leaders on Thursday.
McConnell & Grimes to Go Head-to-Head in November
It was an outcome that many people had predicted for months, but now it's official: Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes will battle it out for a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.
Senate campaigns look east for votes
Alison Lundergan Grimes and Mitch McConnell will compete for eastern Kentucky's coal country votes this week, and both are bringing in reinforcements.
McConnell's wife defends his record in new TV ad
Sen. Mitch McConnell's wife defended her husband's record on women's issues in a new TV ad the campaign released Tuesday.
Fancy Farm features rare Grimes, McConnell matchup
Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates will appear together on Saturday for just the second time since their contentious campaign launched more than one year ago.
McConnell Defeats Tea Party Challenger Bevin
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has defeated millionaire businessman Matt Bevin in an expensive and bruising primary election in Kentucky. He'll face Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes in the fall as he pursues his sixth term.
Grimes, McConnell Break State Fundraising Records
Kentucky's two U.S. Senate candidates shattered state fundraising records over the past three months, bringing in a combined haul of more than $7 million.
McConnell offers immigration amendment
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior.
McConnell Thanks Bevin, Then Blasts Grimes
After his win over primary opponent Matt Bevin, Senator Mitch McConnell began his victory speech by thanking Bevin, commenting that Bevin has made him a better candidate. Video Video
Kentucky Reaction To Health Care Ruling
Reaction from advocates and Kentucky's senior senator to the health care ruling. Video Video
Stumbo Compares Ousting McConnell To Liberating Nazi Germany
During an event held for U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes in Prestonsburg Thursday night, Kentucky Democratic Speaker Greg Stumbo made statements that some say are "hate-filled comparisons." Video Video
Lexington Woman Sentenced To Prison For Threatening Sen. McConnell
A Lexington woman will do jail time after threatening to kill Senator Mitch McConnell. Video Video
Voters Set Stage for Senate Control Fight in November
A ten-month primary campaign that cost $12 million is coming to a close today in Kentucky, where Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is poised to beat a tea party-styled challenger, Matt Bevin.
Sen. McConnell Praises Championship Cats
Kentucky Republican U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell talked about the Wildcats. Video Video
Senate Rejects McConnell-Supported Coal Resolution
The US Senate has rejected a bill backed by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky that would have called for the Environmental Protection Agency to weaken standards for mercury, lead, arsenic, and other toxins from coal-fired power plants.
McConnell Claims Obama Tried to Intimidate Court
Senator Mitch McConnell claims President Obama tried to intimidate the Supreme Court on its health care law review. Video Video
Sen. McConnell Ad Mistakes Duke for Kentucky
Sen. Mitch McConnell's latest campaign video hit all the necessary Kentucky high points: horse racing, bluegrass - and Duke basketball?
Kentucky U.S. Senate Primary Preview
Previewing the Senate race involving McConnell, Bevin, and Grimes. Video Video
Kentucky Senator Blames President For Bad Economy
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky says we’re in the middle of a weak economic recovery and he blames President Obama. Video Video
Matt Bevin Campaign Signs Put In Capitol Lawn
Somebody put Bevin for Senate signs on the capitol lawn. He is challenging Senator Mitch McConnell in a Republican primary for U.S. Senate. Video Video
Who Will Challenge Mitch McConnell in 2014?
Governor Beshear says he is talking to people to make sure a qualified candidate runs against Mitch McConnell. Video Video
McConnell Campaign Has More Ad Trouble
After an online video promoting Senator Mitch McConnell's campaign mistakenly showed a clip of Duke's basketball players rejoicing over a national championship, McConnell's team is now trying to reconcile the use of another basketball clip.
Politicians Invited To Fancy Farm Picnic
It's almost time for the Fancy Farm Picnic in Western Kentucky. This is the 132nd year for the event, which brings out some of the biggest names in Kentucky Politics. Video Video
McConnell: Jobs Comment Taken Out of Context
U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says his comments that it is not his job to bring employment to a struggling Kentucky county were taken out of context.
Grimes Tops McConnell In Fundraising Since July
New numbers show Alison Lundergan Grimes outraised Senator Mitch McConnell from July to September, but McConnell still has a sizeable war chest.
Sen. McConnell Tours Tornado Damage
Senator Mitch McConnell toured tornado damage in West Liberty on Sunday.
Lexington Woman Accused of Threatening Bush, McConnell
A Lexington woman is accused of sending threatening letters to George W. Bush and Mitch McConnell. Video Video
McConnell: Obama Speech "More Of The Same"
Senator Mitch McConnell didn't seem impressed by the president's State of the Union address. Video Video
Sen. McConnell Tours Tornado Damage
Senator Mitch McConnell toured West Liberty on Sunday.
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