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Final Pre-Election Comment On Kentucky Is Tonight

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

In one of this fall’s three state Senate races that include a portion of Fayette County, the challenger is bringing up the incumbent’s “messy divorce.” In another, a doctor is trying to knock off an incumbent who leads Senate Democrats in hopes of becoming the first Latino to serve in the Kentucky General Assembly. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes

New Television Spots From The McConnell Camp

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Here are some new teevee ads from Mitch McConnell:

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Tags: Mitch McConnell · Senate

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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Alison Runs An Ad Not About Mitch McConnell

October 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here’s the latest spot from Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes:

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Senate

Richie Farmer’s Mess Just Won’t Quit It

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

The Secretary of State’s office says there are more than 3.1 million people registered to vote in the general election next week. [H-L] He’s not on the ballot this fall, but Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is launching new ads to help Republicans in key elections across the country. [HuffPo] A state hearing officer has found [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Polling · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer · Senate · Stats · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

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