Mitch McConnell 2014 Campaign http://wuky.org en Senate Candidates At Odds Over Supreme Court Decision http://wuky.org/post/senate-candidates-odds-over-supreme-court-decision <p>U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes are weighing in on Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:13:02 +0000 Josh James 46922 at http://wuky.org Senate Candidates At Odds Over Supreme Court Decision Health Reform Issue A Key Battleground In 2014 http://wuky.org/post/health-reform-issue-key-battleground-2014 <p>Kentucky's political leaders paint very different pictures of what 2014 holds for the Affordable Care Act. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 19:36:45 +0000 Josh James 42216 at http://wuky.org Health Reform Issue A Key Battleground In 2014 McConnell Campaign Manager Taking Heat Over Recorded Phone Comments http://wuky.org/post/mcconnell-campaign-manager-taking-heat-over-recorded-phone-comments <p>WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager, Jesse Benton, is under fire for comments made in a phone call posted by the libertarian-leaning Economic Policy Journal blog. The former Ron Paul campaign manager is heard saying he is “holding his nose for two years” while heading up the McConnell reelection effort. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 20:21:21 +0000 Josh James 35753 at http://wuky.org McConnell Campaign Manager Taking Heat Over Recorded Phone Comments Kentucky Man Admits To Secretly Recording McConnell http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-man-admits-secretly-recording-mcconnell <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A Kentucky man has admitted to secretly recording a private campaign meeting between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and his aides earlier this year.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Curtis Morrison of Louisville made the admission Friday in a first-person account posted on Salon.com, where he also said an assistant U.S. attorney has notified his attorney that a grand jury will consider bringing charges next Friday.</span></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 20:52:02 +0000 Associated Press 32366 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Man Admits To Secretly Recording McConnell Reporter Pulled from Dem Club Meeting After McConnell Call http://wuky.org/post/reporter-pulled-dem-club-meeting-after-mcconnell-call <p>LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The <em>Lexington Herald-Leader</em> is denying claims Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s office pressured the newspaper to cancel a reporter's appearance at a Democratic club meeting.</p><p></p><p>Journalist John Cheves was invited to the Louisville Metropolitan Democratic Club this week to talk about an investigative series he wrote on McConnell in 2006.</p><p></p><p>The event caught the attention of McConnell’s office after it was promoted by the Kentucky Progress super PAC.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:47:13 +0000 Phillip Bailey 28678 at http://wuky.org Reporter Pulled from Dem Club Meeting After McConnell Call