Kentucky Democratic Party

Type: Organization
Name: Kentucky Democratic Party
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Grandfather's stroke centerpiece of Grimes ad

Now it's about family. A new heartbreaker television ad from the Democratic candidate looking to wrest Mitch McConnell from his perch atop the Republican Party in the Senate makes Medicare a gut issue.The ad describes the struggle of Alison Lundergan ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

York not aligning with Right to Work

GRAYSON State Rep. Jill York, R-Grayson, represents a diverse group of people in Carter and Lawrence counties, which she said explains her diverse voting record on issues not typically favorable among other Republicans.Earlier this month House Republicans ... [Published Daily Independent - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Donor's $10K contribution to McConnell draws scrutiny

A prominent Kentucky businessman contributed $10,200 to Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign four days after the Republican leader appointed him to a government commission tasked with tackling hunger.The timing of the donation is sure to draw scrutiny, as ... [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Politics gravitating toward Catlettsburg

As indicated in Sunday’s version of this newspaper, Catlettsburg became the hot-bed for Kentucky politics two weeks ago, with an unannounced gubernatorial visit and a U.S. Sen. Rand Paul event within three days of each other.To say it was a bizarre run-in ... [Published Daily Independent - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Grimes' campaign bus raises red flag

Serious allegations have been made about Kentucky Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes’ campaign.Politico reported last week that the Grimes campaign may be in violation of federal campaign finance laws in regard to a 45-foot bus she ... [Published TheDailyNews - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

RONNIE ELLIS: Does Daddy know best?

GLASGOW — A lot of people who watch Kentucky politics for fun and profit suggest the Mitch McConnell machine is a bit off its typical mistake-free game during his U.S. Senate re-election campaign.Some of that comes from Democrats who revile the five-term ... [Published Daily Independent - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lifer politician, Mitch McConnell lets it all hang out

As an independent journalist, the only thing advocated in this column is to fight for equality and freedom, and for government to produce an optimal environment for a sustainable economy. America’s number 1 enemy to equality in America at present is incumbent ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Grimes Responds to Bus Tour Complaint

Before the Red, White, and Blue Picnic, Alison Lundergan Grimes talked with Eyewitness News about allegations regarding her campaign bus.The Republican Party of Kentucky filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission, suggesting she and a company ... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Madeleine Albright Endorses Alison Lundergan Grimes For Senate

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright endorsed Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) on Tuesday in her bid for the U.S. Senate.“Alison is one of the brightest young leaders in America, and I am proud to stand with Alison ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Kentucky Dems, GOP spar over campaign contributions

The Kentucky state parties on Friday issued dueling complaints hitting both Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his Democratic opponent, Alison Lundergan Grimes, for what they’re calling inappropriate campaign contributions.The Kentucky Republican Party ... [Published The Hill - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kentucky Senate Race Marked by Dueling Complaints

McConnell campaigning this month in Gray, Ky.(Win McNamee/)The Kentucky Senate race has devolved into a contest of dueling ethics and legal complaints.The Kentucky Democratic Party said Friday it was filing a complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee, ... [Published National Journal - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

GOP demands details from Grimes after news report raises questions about possible violations

Republicans demanded Tuesday that Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes disclose more information about her campaign's use of a bus and other services provided at seemingly discounted prices by a company her father owns.Grimes, who ... [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

In her current political ad with family, Grimes said, "Sen. McConnell has voted over and over again to raise seniors Medicare costs. I'll never do that" then she hugged her grandmother and approved the message
...The head of the U S Growers Tobacco Company said McConnell has "once again proved to be one of the strongest allies for tobacco and agriculture in Washington."
"It is just baseless bullying accusations from the McConnell campaign," said Grimes. "An attempt to distract and deter voters from  the serious questions they've asked about Senator McConnell, his family actually profiting off the loss of good Kentucky coal jobs."
"Even if Signature Special Events were to provide any transportation services to others who are not Alison Lundergan Grimes, it is exceedingly unlikely that SSES would provide transportation services to the extent that they provide those services to the Grimes Campaign and certainly not at the same rate,” the complaint reads."

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Grandfather's stroke centerpiece of Grimes ad [Published WDSU New Orleans - Sep 18 2014]
York not aligning with Right to Work [Published Daily Independent - Sep 12 2014]
Donor's $10K contribution to McConnell draws sc... [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]
Politics gravitating toward Catlettsburg [Published Daily Independent - Sep 01 2014]
Grimes' campaign bus raises red flag [Published TheDailyNews - Aug 30 2014]
Bogus claims, no straight answers yet from Grimes [Published TheDailyNews - Aug 29 2014]
RONNIE ELLIS: Does Daddy know best? [Published Daily Independent - Aug 29 2014]
DYCHE | Grimes: Bogus claims but no straight an... [Published Fox41.com - Aug 29 2014]
Lifer politician, Mitch McConnell lets it all h... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 28 2014]
McConnell under fire for comments to Koch summit [Published The Hill - Aug 27 2014]
Madeleine Albright Endorses Alison Lundergan Gr... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
Grimes Responds to Bus Tour Complaint [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Aug 27 2014]
High-ranking Dems meet in Catlettsburg [Published Daily Independent - Aug 24 2014]
Kentucky Dems, GOP spar over campaign contribut... [Published The Hill - Aug 22 2014]
KY Republicans & Democrats Call for Investigati... [Published WTVQ - Aug 22 2014]
Kentucky Senate Race Marked by Dueling Complaints [Published National Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Senate campaign getting personal [Published McCreary County Record - Aug 21 2014]
GOP demands details from Grimes after news repo... [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 19 2014]
Kentucky Dem Renting Campaign Bus on the Cheap ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 19 2014]
Alaska votes — Branstad reserves airtime — $17 ... [Published Politico - Aug 19 2014]
The Grimes family discount [Published Politico - Aug 19 2014]
Dynasties in 2014 Senate races [Published Politico - Aug 19 2014]
Alison Lundergan Grimes shifts into attack mode... [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 15 2014]
Grimes Counts on Clinton Magic for a Kentucky Win [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 14 2014]
McConnell says wife won't resign from board of ... [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 13 2014]
Guest Editorial: Situational Racism From The Left [Published Courier Journal - Aug 12 2014]
Democratic Operative Deletes Twitter Account Af... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 04 2014]
Alison Grimes: 'No Matter Who the President Is,... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 22 2014]
Watch live election results and KET political a... [Published PBS - May 20 2014]
McConnell Opponent is Big on Style, Less So on ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 20 2014]
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Kentucky Dem Renting Campaign Bus on the Cheap ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 19 2014]
Alison Lundergan Grimes’ 45-foot-long campaign bus was purchased by her father’s company and is being rented to the campaign at a discount in apparent violation of campaign finance laws, according to Politico Pro. Left unmentioned amid the hubbub is ...
Democratic Operative Deletes Twitter Account Af... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 04 2014]
A Democratic operative deleted her Twitter account after being accused of making racist attacks against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R., Ky.) wife. Kathy Groob, a self-described “advocate for women in politics,” took to Twitter on Saturday ...
Alison Grimes: 'No Matter Who the President Is,... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 22 2014]
Democrat Alison Grimes is running a tough campaign to take Republican Senator Mitch McConnell's seat in Kentucky, but it seems she feels she needs to run away from Obama to do it. In a new ad, Grimes complains that there is too much gridlock in ...
McConnell Opponent is Big on Style, Less So on ... [Published TIME.com - Mar 20 2014]
High overhead, huge gauzy white veils drape gracefully, entwined with tea lights that are turned off for this particular event. They center around a chandelier that sits a little askew. Shoved to the side of the room are white twig ornamental sculptures. ...
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