Alison Lundergan Grimes

Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has recaptured the lead over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Poll: Grimes Recaptures Lead Over McConnell, Large Gains Made In Rural Kentucky

Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has recaptured the lead over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race.

10/06/2014

McConnell's campaign chief, Jesse Benton. says he doesn't want a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012 to be a distraction in Kentucky. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns

Jesse Benton says he doesn’t want a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012 to be a distraction in Kentucky.

08/29/2014

U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testifies before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about wait times veterans face to get medical care on May 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McConnell Senate Race Opponent Calls On Shinseki To Resign

The Democratic candidate in Kentucky’s Senate race is calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign following reports of problems at health care facilities nationwide.

05/23/2014

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has challenged Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to three debates.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

McConnell Challenges Democrat Grimes To Three Debates

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has challenged Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to three debates.

05/21/2014

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McConnell: Every Time Clinton Has Come To Kentucky ‘It’s Been Really Good For Me’

Former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s opposition to raising the minimum wage is reason enough for Kentuckians to replace the five-term incumbent with Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, a longtime Clinton family friend.

02/26/2014

Mitch McConnell speaks during the Congressional dedication of the bust of Winston Churchill on Oct. 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘The Farm Bill Has Become A Food Stamp Bill’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared before Kentucky’s most influential agricultural group on Saturday to explain his vote against a proposed new farm bill, saying the legislation had been overtaken by a too-generous food stamp program that overshadows actual farm policy.

12/09/2013

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio at the premiere of "Catch Me If You Can" at the Village Theatre in Westwood, Calif. on Dec. 16, 2002. (credit: Kevin Winter/ImageDirect/Getty Images)

Spielberg, Seinfeld, DiCaprio Donating Money To McConnell’s Opponent

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is getting financial support from some of the biggest names in Hollywood in her bid to unseat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

10/29/2013

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Vote to End Shutdown Could Linger in 2014

A group of House Republicans planning Senate campaigns next year took different bets on a bill in Congress ending a government shutdown and avoiding a default. For some, a general election loomed large while for others, the vote was a matter of competing for conservative primary voters.

10/17/2013

Republican senators are attacking GOP challengers earlier and more aggressively than in past elections, including using opposition research to try to knock out upstart rivals before they become serious threats.  Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Conservative Group Presses McConnell On Health Law

A conservative group is launching a radio ad challenging Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell to oppose any money for President Barack Obama’s health care law even if it means triggering a government shutdown.

08/27/2013

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