Alison Lundergan Grimes

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4:26 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

McConnell Promotes Alternative To 'Obamacare'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's health care law is beyond repair and should be repealed.

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1:54 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Government Shutdown At The Center Of New Senate Campaign Ads

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Sen. Mitch McConnell, leading Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, and the Senate Conservatives Fund have all released videos this week.

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8:56 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Grimes Wants Health Reform Penalties Postponed

Alison Lundergan Grimes
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Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is calling for an extension of the March 31 enrollment deadline and a postponement of the $95 non-compliance penalty.

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10:37 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Grimes Outpaces McConnell Since July, Banks $2.5M

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has raised more money than Mitch McConnell since July, banking $2.5 million as of Sept. 30.

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1:34 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Grimes, McConnell Trade Jabs Over Government Shutdown

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - The looming shutdown of the federal government is providing fodder the 2014 Senate race.

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5:10 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Constitutional Officers Stick To Familiar Themes In Lexington Roundtable

State Auditor Adam Edelen, Secy of State Alice Lundergan Grimes, and State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach at Commerce Lexington Roundtable
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Nearly all of Kentucky constitutional officers gathered in Lexington Tuesday for a rare roundtable discussion.

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1:23 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Grimes Attacks Obama Administration Over New EPA Coal Regs

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is attacking the Obama administration for an EPA ruling that she says will cost coal mining jobs in Kentucky.

Grimes, seeking to replace Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, said Friday that she was "deeply disappointed" by the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to impose stricter limits on carbon pollution from new coal-fired power plants.

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3:22 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Sparks Fly Between Bevin, McConnell Campaign Manager At Constitution Day Ceremony

LEXINGTON, Ky. - U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager Jesse Benton and GOP challenger Matt Bevin both used Tuesday’s Constitution Day ceremonies at UK to score political points.

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9:39 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Grimes Repeats Call For Higher Minimum Wage

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again pushing the idea of raising the minimum wage in order to grow the middle class.

Grimes, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, distributed a news release on Tuesday touting what she believes would be the positive effects of increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

Citing a Kentucky Center for Economic Policy report, Grimes said raising the minimum wage would affect nearly 30 percent of working Kentuckians.

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5:10 pm
Sat August 3, 2013

McConnell, Grimes Face Off At Fancy Farm

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FANCY FARM, Ky. - Democratic Senate front-runner Alison Lundergan Grimes has portrayed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as being a chief Republican obstructionist as the rivals shared the spotlight at Kentucky's premier political event.

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