2014 Kentucky U-S Senate Race

Senate Candidates Weigh In On Iraq Crisis

Jun 14, 2014

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes says she would not support sending U.S. troops back to Iraq.

Elizabeth Warren To Campaign For Grimes

Jun 12, 2014

An outspoken liberal U-S Senator from Massachusetts is set to lend her voice to democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes.

Grimes Urges Halt To Outside Attacks In Ky. Senate Race

Jun 5, 2014

The challenger in the U-S Senate race is hoping for a kinder tone for the rest of the campaign season.

Grimes Criticizes Obama In New Radio Ad

Jun 4, 2014

Alison Lundergan Grimes has released a radio ad criticizing President Barack Obama for his "pie in the sky" power plant regulations.

Advocacy group Common Cause of Kentucky is asking candidates in the state’s highest profile race of the year to sign a new kind of pledge.

Grimes Campaign Gets High Profile Help From Bill Clinton

Feb 25, 2014

U-S Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes enlisted some presidential star power in her campaign to topple Mitch McConnell.

Judd 'Ready To Fight' Beside Grimes In Senate Race

Jul 2, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Actress Ashley Judd says she's "ready to fight" beside Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky secretary of state who announced Monday that she would challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell next year.

Judd, who had considered the race herself, showed her support for Grimes in a tweet Tuesday.

Judd wrote, "Even in thick woods outstanding news filters through. Thrilled for the people of KY & ready to fight beside"

Actress Ashley Judd Won't Run For U.S. Senate

Mar 27, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky.- Actress Ashley Judd says she won't run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

Judd made the announcement in a Twitter message late Wednesday afternoon.

Judd had hinted last week that she was nearing a decision about the race.

The former Kentucky resident now living in suburban Nashville, Tenn., has said little publicly about her intentions.

Ashley Judd Hints At Senate Run In Ohio Speech

Mar 22, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Actress Ashley Judd gave a not-so-subtle hint on Friday that she's nearing a decision about seeking the Democratic nomination to run against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky.

In a speech at an American Counseling Association meeting in Cincinnati, Judd said she once didn't like criticism, which she said is ironic because she's "about to get $40 million worth of it." WXIX-TV first reported Judd's comments Friday.