2014 Senate Campaign

Local/Regional News
4:47 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Polls Offer Different Early Snapshots Of McConnell-Grimes Race

Credit politico.com

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A poll by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows Senator Mitch McConnell trailing Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes by one percentage point, but the Republican Minority Leader’s campaign is labeling the poll  as “fictitious.”

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Local/Regional News
8:53 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Alison Lundergan Grimes Makes It Official

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes officially kicked off her campaign Tuesday night in Lexington. The state’s top Democrats were on hand to lend their support.

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Local/Regional News
12:04 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Democratic Senate Candidate Ed Marksberry Sues Ky. Democratic Party

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Democratic Party’s push to generate momentum for Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has fellow Democratic candidate Ed Marksberry crying foul.

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Local/Regional News
1:00 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Owensboro Man To Seek Democratic Senate Nomination

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Owensboro homebuilder Ed Marksberry has announced that he intends to seek the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. Senate in 2014.

It would be Marksberry's second run for a seat among Kentucky's federal delegation. Two years ago he was trounced in a lopsided race against U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie in the 2nd District.

If Marksberry wins, he would face long-serving Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, a tenacious campaigner and fundraiser who already has banked nearly $7 million.

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Local/Regional News
7:25 am
Thu September 13, 2012

McConnell Hires Tea Party Strategist

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell reached into the upper echelons of the tea party movement for a campaign manager to head his bid for re-election to a sixth term.

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