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People Got Crazy With KET Over The Debate

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Since KET is a fancy government agency, we were able to snag transcripts of the reaction line from the evening of the U.S. Senate debate between Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes. Some were negative, some were positive but they were all entertaining. Contact information removed for obvious reasons. 10-13-2014 8:16pm Kristin Frankfort, KY My question [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Washington Post Eats Alison Grimes Alive Again

October 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Watch this dishonest ad from Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes: And then watch the Washington Post rip her to shreds: Excuse the fuzzy quality of this ad, but it has not been publicly released by the Grimes campaign. In The Fact Checker’s experience, the most fact-challenged ads are those that fly under the radar, as campaigns [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Embarrassing · Mainstream · Senate

Dumb U.S. Senate Race: Great For Bourbon Sales

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

No one rises as Circuit Judge Steven Combs enters his courtroom. [H-L] All of these maps about drug use make Kentucky look pretty terrible. [HuffPo] In just over the two-year minimum it takes to age straight bourbon, the number of Kentucky distilleries has tripled, according to a economic impact survey released Tuesday. Bourbon is way [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Taxes · Wasted Money

Really? Lexington Cops Need Submachine Guns?

October 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Joe Bart Watts was mining coal 3 miles in a mountain when his house burned down last summer. Over the next year, Harlan Cumberland Coal cut his hours, laid off 200 workers and he had to move in with his mother. [H-L] Closing borders will not effectively curb Ebola infections, the head of the Red [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Immigration · KY-1 · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate

Of Course They’re Playing Judicial Politics

October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

The latest numbers are in and the most current Bluegrass Poll has Mitch McConnell regaining a narrow lead over Alison Lundergan Grimes. [WHAS11] Last year, long-time Lexington politician Kathy Stein stepped down from the state Senate to fill a vacant judgeship in Fayette County Family Court. One year later, she will fight for that seat [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · George W. Bush · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Labor · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · The Gays

Kentucky’s Small Towns Remain In The Dark

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mitch McConnell drew a crowd of about 100 at the Republican Party headquarters here Saturday, a number that will undoubtedly be dwarfed by the crowd to see former President Bill Clinton when he stumps here Tuesday. [Sam Youngman] Predicting the ways in which Obamacare would fail and ruin America has been something of a cottage [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Greg Stumbo · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate

Dems: Stop Trying To Out-Repub The Repubs!

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Candidates in Kentucky’s combative U.S. Senate race are bringing in outside help with two weeks to go as Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will campaign with Bill Clinton on Tuesday and a trio of Republican congressmen will stump for Sen. Mitch McConnell beginning Monday. [H-L] Rand Paul is now making up his on Ebola facts that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Robert Felner · Senate

KY Still Wastes Money Naming Roads & Bridges

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Kentucky Voters finds McConnell with 52% support to Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes’ 44%. [Rasmussen Reports] Mayor Jim Gray and challenger Anthany Beatty sparred Wednesday night over public utilities and public safety. [H-L] According to the latest FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast, Republicans have about a 60 percent [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Senate Fatigue Got You Down? It’s Almost Over!

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined more than 4,000 of Alison Lundergan Grimes’ supporters for a rally Wednesday night as Democrats were eager to rebut the narrative that Grimes’ campaign was struggling down the stretch in her U.S. Senate race against incumbent Mitch McConnell. [H-L] You can thank Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes and Mitch [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

McConnell Has A New Teevee Spot For Ladies

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

“Objective” “journalists” are foaming at the mouth about Mitch McConnell holding an official U.S. Senate office press conference featuring Debbie Smith. Because McConnell’s campaign is now using footage obtained at that press conference: It’s almost like they want you to forget the time Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes used her official office to record campaign commercials.

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Tags: Mitch McConnell · Senate