Alison Lundergan Grimes

Mitch McConnell's Vision for a More Impotent Union

Mitch McConnell's Vision for a More Impotent Union
Mitch McConnell and the rest of the Republican Party know all too well that a union vote tends to be a vote for the Dems. There's a reason why they use divisive issues like guns and religion to pry precious union votes from the other side of the aisle (66 percent of union members voted for Obama in 2012). It would also be fine if union members just stayed home on election day. However, if they do, this may be the last election that there's even a union for them to identify with.
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McConnell's Tea Party Problem Could Swing Election for Grimes

McConnell's Tea Party Problem Could Swing Election for Grimes
You’ve got to wonder how many Kentucky Republicans are like Barbara Knott. She just quit the Daviess County GOP executive committee because she’s not for Sen. Mitch McConnell. Knott heads the Tea Party in Owensboro, seat of Daviess County in conservative western Kentucky, heretofore mostly McConnell country.
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The Third Party Foul: Disgruntled Ex-Dem Could Keep Grimes from Unseating McConnell

The Third Party Foul: Disgruntled Ex-Dem Could Keep Grimes from Unseating McConnell
Alison Lundergan Grimes has a real chance to defeat Mitch McConnell in the general election but, assuming Mitch McConnell doesn’t become embroiled in a scandal, she’ll need every vote she can get to beat him. However, progressive Independent senatorial candidate Ed Marksberry might have just enough pull to keep her from winning.
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Does Mitch McConnell's Double-Digit Gender Gap Doom Him in November?

Does Mitch McConnell's Double-Digit Gender Gap Doom Him in November?
The headline grabber in the recent non-partisan Bluegrass Poll was Alison Grimes’ four percentage point lead over the Senate minority leader and five-term incumbent. Even so, the story had what we old reporters called a “hidden lead” buried in it: Grimes, Kentucky’s secretary of state, has a 12 point edge over McConnell, among women surveyed. And women make up 53 percent of registered voters in the state.
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Watch Allison Lundergan Grimes Call Out Senator Mitch McConnell on Minimum Wage

Watch Allison Lundergan Grimes Call Out Senator Mitch McConnell on Minimum Wage
Watch as Kentucky Senatorial Candidate Allison Lundergan Grimes calls out Senator Mitch McConnell on his aversion to raising the state's minimum wage.
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McConnell Camp Tweet: Bad Grammar, Worse Photoshopping, in the Worst Taste

McConnell Camp Tweet: Bad Grammar, Worse Photoshopping, in the Worst Taste
It's hard to find the more glaring error out of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's camp: the awful Photoshopping or the atrocious grammar. Of course, that's short-sighting the overall wrongfulness of the link tweeted out by McConnell's political director, Iris Wilbur.
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