Re-election bid

Group Attacking McConnell's Pro-Gun Record

Feb 5, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- A Washington-based group has begun airing a TV ad in Kentucky criticizing U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's pro-gun record.

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee said Tuesday it is spending an initial $27,700 to run the ads in Lexington, Louisville and Washington.

McConnell Says He's Ready For 2014 Challenges

Feb 2, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A feisty Mitch McConnell promised to take the fight to any opponent as the Senate's top Republican got a head start on a 2014 re-election campaign that could squeeze him between challenges from his own party as well as from Democrats.

Kentucky's longest-serving senator opened a campaign office in his hometown of Louisville on Saturday, about a year earlier than in his previous campaigns. It was a clear message to critics as he vowed to wage the "biggest and best campaign this state has ever seen."

State Senator Tom Jensen Dropping His Re-Election Bid

Aug 7, 2012

LONDON, Ky. -  State Senator Tom Jensen is planning to drop his bid for re-election.  Kentucky Public Radio has learned that the London Republican will run instead for circuit judge in Laurel and Knox counties.