Alison Lundergan Grimes

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.

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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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.

FANCY FARM, Ky. - Like spectators to a pro-wrestling SmackDown, people have been streaming into the normally quiet western Kentucky community of Fancy Farm to see Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell face two top challengers Saturday afternoon at, of all places, a church picnic.

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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.”

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.

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.

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Almost a month after announcing she would run for the U.S. Senate, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will kick off her campaign in her hometown of Lexington.

Grimes' campaign said Gov. Steve Beshear will join her for the event, scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The 34-year-old Democrat is seeking to unseat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, who will have served 30 years in the Senate when the election is held in November 2014.

Alison Lundergan Grimes Calls Mitch McConnell's Leadership Spiteful, Petty in Kick-Off Ad

Jul 26, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Speaking directly to Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes says she plans to hold the GOP accountable in next year's election.

In a nearly four minute kick-off ad, Grimes says she doesn't always agree with President Obama, but that McConnell is blocking legislation that would've helped Kentuckians out of spite.

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A county clerk in southeastern Kentucky has asked the Executive Branch Ethics Commission to determine the propriety of a fundraising email sent to government email accounts by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes last week.

Republican Laurel County Clerk Dean Johnson filed the complaint on Thursday, a week after receiving the email from Grimes, a candidate for U.S. Senate.

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