Sen. Mitch McConnell

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepares for her debate with Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Dem Senatorial Campaign Committee Ads Off The Air In Kentucky Senate Race

In the final weeks of a cross-country battle for Senate control, officials in both political parties are making multimillion-dollar advertising decisions that offer clues about where the real battlefields lie.

10/15/2014

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepares for her debate with Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Grimes Still Refuses To Say If She Voted For Obama: It Would ‘Compromise A Constitutional Right’

Despite her pledge, Grimes stuck to her days-long refusal to say if she voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012. She insisted that if she answered the question, it would “compromise a constitutional right” to cast a secret ballot.

10/14/2014

President Obama speaks to the nation about his strategy to fight ISIS. (credit: Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Outlines Plan To Defeat Islamic State

Strategy will include U.S. led air strikes and the training and arming of Syrian rebels opposed to the Islamic State group. He promises no “boots on the ground” for American forces.

09/10/2014

File photo of Sen. Mitch McConnell. (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

Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes campaigns with former President Bill Clinton at an event where they addressed members of the United Mine Workers of America on Aug. 6, 2014 in Hazard, Ky. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ky. Dem Senate Candidate Turns To Bill Clinton To Help Insulate Her From Unpopular Obama

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes turned to Bill Clinton on Wednesday to help insulate her from an unpopular Democratic president who is dragging down her support in the traditional Democratic stronghold of eastern Kentucky.

08/07/2014

Republicans are predicted to take the Senate in November, with a 51-49 seat edge that could be increased or decreased by two points if the election were held today.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Republicans Favored To Capture Senate In Midterm Elections

Republicans are predicted to take the Senate in November, with a 51-49 seat edge that could be increased or decreased by two points if the election were held today.

07/28/2014

House Speaker John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner: Border Crisis ‘Is A Problem Of The President’s Own Making’

Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama’s emergency spending request for the border crisis, saying Obama caused the problem and now wants Congress to sign off on more of the same.

07/10/2014

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Senate Democrats Scuttle Vote On Spending Bill

Biggest obstacle is Mitch McConnell amendment that would block new regulation of existing coal plants.

06/18/2014

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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