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Entries Tagged as 'Mitch McConnell'

Fun Political Things Happening At Morehead State

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Mitch McConnell has opened up a five-point lead over Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes and appears well positioned to win a sixth term, according to the final Bluegrass Poll before Tuesday’s election. McConnell leads Grimes 48 percent to 43 percent in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, with Libertarian candidate David Patterson pulling 3 percent. [H-L] Appalachian [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · First Amendment · Flashback · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Wasted Money

Will Kentucky Take These Heroin Issues Seriously?

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Should Congress change campaign-finance law to require that donors to all political groups be fully and immediately identified? [H-L] Legal changes in the wake of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s February death of a drug overdose have dramatically expanded access to a lifesaving drug that can reverse overdoses from prescription painkillers and heroin. [HuffPo] Attorney General [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Wiretapping

Big Dog Is Back In Kentucky For Alison Grimes

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

“We’ve had people come from all over America to help us ditch Mitch,” said Bill Londrigan, president of Kentucky’s AFL-CIO. Asking for a show of hands from those who had traveled from out of state, Londrigan encouraged those whose hands shot up to say where they were from, and shouts of Pennsylvania, New York and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Senate

The U.S. Senate Race Is Officially A Slap Fight

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has collected $1.1 million in contributions from energy interests since taking over the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power less than four years ago. [H-L] A growing anti-vaccination movement, coupled with ongoing difficulties in reaching underserved populations, is taking a global toll on efforts to eradicate infectious diseases, new data from the [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · KY-1 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wiretapping

Alison & Mitch Sat Down With Bill Goodman

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Did you miss Alison Grimes and Mitch McConnell on One to One with Bill Goodman? Thankfully, KET has embraced YouTube and everyone is available online. The Grimes interview: The McConnell interview:

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Weird Positive-Like Ads Flooding The Airwaves

October 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

This McConnell ad is just kind of a mess:

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Should Jensen Run For Something Statewide?

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

In what has been a marathon race to the bottom, both the campaigns of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes continued to be in fine form this past Friday. [Sam Youngman] A bipartisan duo of Senate heavyweights is set to unveil an unusual bill that would give lawmakers an incentive [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate · Stats · Veterans

Mitch McConnell Let The Bloodhounds Out Again

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Okay. We’ll put our hatred for Mitch McConnell aside a moment. This ad isn’t so terrible:

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Scary Mitch McConnell Maimed The World In 2008

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

This ad will burn McConnell for sure: Though, it reeks of spin and desperation. The DSCC should have been pushing stuff like this a year ago. Because this ad won’t sway anyone so late in the game. People already know they hate Mitch McConnell and that’s not going to change now. Minds are made up. [...]

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Tags: DSCC · FEAR! · Flashback · Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell Runs Fun Grocery Store Spot

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Mitch McConnell started running this grocery store/deli ad over the weekend: Many seem to love it but something about it doesn’t quite sit right with us. Maybe it’s the green screening? Maybe it’s the fact that every other ad from both campaigns has been terrible? Who knows? He’s also running this spot:

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Tags: Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Senate