Announced Candidacy http://wuky.org en Grimes To Challenge McConnell For U-Senate Seat http://wuky.org/post/grimes-challenge-mcconnell-u-senate-seat <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Monday she will take on Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, ending the search by Democrats to find a competitive challenger ahead of next year's election.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Grimes, who had been touted as the Democrats' best hope of unseating McConnell, began seriously considering the race after actress Ashley Judd opted out in March.</span></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:04:47 +0000 Associated Press 33856 at http://wuky.org Grimes To Challenge McConnell For U-Senate Seat