Grimes, Davis, and the Great Democratic Rural Hopes
It is the time of year when leaves fall from the trees and races fall from the national committee’s priorities list.
Republicans went through their sad moment a few days ago when the National Republican Senatorial Committee pulled their ads …
Mitch McConnell Hasn’t Trailed a Poll Since June
Remember when Alison Lundergan Grimes was the Democrats’ hot rising star and big hope for the 2014 midterms?
Apparently her “I’m not Barack Obama” ads aren’t working.
Hollywood Democrats, Digging Deep for Lundergan Grimes and Nunn
The Democrats’ friends in Hollywood are making a big push to help Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky and Michelle Nunn in Georgia.
On Tuesday, Nunn — who has been a frequent visitor to LA’s Westside this season, arrives back in …
Democratic Senate Candidates Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff . . . Like Israel, Iraq, the Border . . .
Running for Senate is difficult. Sooner or later, you’ll get asked a question about an issue you haven’t researched. So you can try to wing it, as Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes did, and suggest that Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile …
Democratic Senate Nominee Attacks Obama in New Ad
Democrats Respond to CBO: Nuh-uhhhh!
Here’s one approach a Democrat can take in response to the CBO finding that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour could eliminate 500,000 or even a million jobs: Ignore it entirely.
From the Alison Lundergan Grimes campaign:
As Kentuckians know, …
She’s the Democrats’ Great Hope in Kentucky? Her?
Huge Jolt before the Independence Day holiday begins: A key provision of Obamacare is delayed; Obama fiddles as Egypt (and the rest of the Middle East) burns, and then these developments in Kentucky#…#
Wait, This Is the Democrats’ Great Hope …
Kentucky Democrats: Hey, Doesn’t Anyone Want to Run Against Mitch?
Remember how we keep hearing how vulnerable Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in 2014? The Louisville Courier Journal notices that for some reason, none of Kentucky’s big-name Democrats seem all that eager to run against him:
Attorney General Jack Conway. …
Chuck Todd on Grimes: ‘I Think She Disqualified Herself.’
The gang at MSNBC’s Morning Joe rips into Democratic Senate candidate Allison Lundergan Grimes for refusing to say whether she voted for Barack Obama or not:
Kentuckians expect her to cast a tough vote on anything? Is she …
‘These Are Serious Times.’
The reelection campaign of Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, declaring “these are serious times.”
After a series of polls showing Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race trending for incumbent Mitch McConnell, Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes has released a …
Nobody’s Buzzing About Alison Lundergan Grimes Anymore.
You don’t hear Democrats buzzing about beating Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky these days. There’s a pretty good reason for that.
BREAKING new CNN/ORC polll #’s in Kentucky among likely voters: McConnell 50%, Grimes 46%. MOE: +/- 4%
— David Chalian (@DavidChalian) September 3, 2014
Never Ask Alison Lundergan Grimes for Defense Advice
Wow. “The Iron Dome has been a big reason why Israel has been able to withstand the terrorists that have tried to tunnel their way in.” — Alison Lundergan Grimes, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Kentucky.
The “Iron Dome” …
A Good Night for McConnell, a Disappointing One for the Clinton Family
From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt:
How About [YAWN] Those Thrilling [YAWN] Primary Night Results?
It would be easy to say something snarky or derisive about Matt Bevin, jumping into a primary challenge against Mitch McConnell and largely …
Kentucky GOP Asks U.S. Attorney to Investigate Grimes Campaign
Cynical as it may sound, I wouldn’t count on an Obama-appointed U.S. Attorney to torpedo the hopes of Alison Lundergan Grimes. After all, she’s probably the Democrats’ top challenger against a GOP Senate incumbent in this cycle.
But it’s …
Meet Alison Grimes’ Top Donors
Progressive Democrats are elated that Alison Grimes, the Kentucky secretary of state, will run against Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell in 2014.
I wonder if they realize that the top donors to her 2011 secretary of state bid include the Kentucky Bankers …