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Everybody Has Grimes-McConnell Fatigue Again

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments

The chairman of Kentucky’s Republican Party has called on a Democratic state House candidate to withdraw from the race after the candidate was indicted on a misdemeanor charge of failing to promptly report suspected sexual abuse of a child. Someone should splain to Steve Robertson that Ben Waide did more than accept illegal contributions. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · KDP · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate

Do You Love This New Anti-McConnell DSCC Ad?

October 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here’s the latest from the DSCC: But… does it change anything? Present anything new? Nope. We can’t figure out why everyone from Jerry Lundergan to the DSCC can’t kick the man square in the you-know-where with his decades of nonsense. Instead, they’re trying to out-Republican the Republicans and are running ads that don’t change anything. [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Yes, U.S. Senate Race Insanity Has Hit Kentucky

September 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul urged California Republicans on Saturday to attract new voters by trying tactics typically associated with Democrats: pushing for expanded voting rights, reforming criminal drug sentences and talking to minorities. [H-L] In jails around the country, inmates with serious mental illnesses are kept isolated in small cells for 23 hours a day or more, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Rand Paul · Senate

Ruh Ro: Democrats Trying To Kill Hemp Again?

July 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

We hear through the grapevine that Harry Reid has been tasked to poo-poo the hemp effort in Kentucky by claiming that Mitch McConnell and Jamie Comer overstepped their bounds on the legal front. That’s despite all kinds of people being involved in the effort in Washington — including John Yarmuth. And in Kentucky, the effort [...]

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Tags: DSCC · Economy · Election 2015 · Rumor · Senate

Let’s Dig In To Those Primary Results

May 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

First, let’s get the U.S. Senate nonsense out of the way with quotes and shiz… Emily’s List on Alison Grimes: “Alison Lundergan Grimes is Kentucky’s future, and tonight she’s one big step closer to making Mitch McConnell and his 30 years of failure history,” said Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY’s List. “Mitch McConnell shut down [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · KDP · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate

DSCC Afraid Or Trying To Make Meemaw Nervous?

November 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments

From Sam Youngman: The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) on Saturday blasted out a fundraising plea, calling the results of a poll sponsored by the liberal group “troubling.” The poll, conducted by Lake Research, showed Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes tied at 37 percent with McConnell. “This is bad: Republicans are rebounding from their post-shutdown [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate

Maybe The DSCC Should Follow FEC Regulation

August 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off

We were trolling around on Mother Jones and spotted this fancy political ad that contained no paid-for-by disclaimer: Of course, the Democrats were responsible: Hopefully they’ll remedy the problem? Because we’d hate to see these sort of campaign finance flaps continue.

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Tags: Campaign Finance · DSCC · Mitch McConnell

Rand Paul May Be Squashed By Chris Christie

August 1st, 2013 · 3 Comments

After more than three days of testimony, a Franklin Circuit Court judge said Wednesday that state lawyers still need to explain why they deleted key information from case files of abused kids who died or were critically injured. [H-L] Will this be the next Citizens United? McCutcheon Supreme Court case targets campaign contribution limits. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · DSCC · Health Care · Immigration · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays · Youth

Rand Paul Still Says Sequestration Is No Big Deal

July 2nd, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lenny Stoltz resigned Monday night as director of the Bluegrass Area Development District, a week after the group’s executive committee gave him an ultimatum to leave or be fired. Stoltz will receive a severance package of $128,000, which includes about $4,857 for each week of service, $38,362 for accrued vacation time and $22,032 to buy [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · Economy · Health Care · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · The Gays · UofL · Wiretapping

Jack Conway Is Suddenly An Education Expert

June 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Yep, you can thank your “new” cable company for that one. Can you imagine if it was a Wildcats game? A test emergency message on Lexington’s WTVQ-TV (Channel 36) interrupted the final moments in Tuesday night’s coverage of the NBA Finals. [H-L] The New York Times leaves industry disclosure out of op-ed celebrating broadband mediocrity. [...]

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Tags: DSCC · Gambling · Jack Conway · KDP · Kentucky Business · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Special Election · Trey Grayson · Wiretapping