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  • McConnell's latest ad aims at the heart

    In the minute-long ad called "Home," Noelle Hunter, a resident of Morehead, Ky., praises the incumbent GOP senator, saying he helped her get her daughter back from her ex-husband, who had taken her to Mali during a custody battle.

  • And now for something completely different from the McConnell campaign

    Mitch McConnell's campaign on Monday released an ad that paints the Kentucky senator in a sympathetic light, giving voters in the Bluegrass State a look at his "softer" side.

  • Republicans do conservatism a disservice by running on nothing

    If history has taught conservatives anything, it is that having Republicans in power is a necessary but by no means sufficient condition to advance a conservative agenda.

  • Big-bucks backers bankroll McConnell-Grimes race

    Of the $37 million in combined contributions to the two candidates identified by an analysis by the Louisville Courier-Journal, 85 percent is from out of state.

  • Mitch McConnell: 'I'm against legalizing marijuana'

    The Senate Republican leader says legalizing marijuana could "completely transform" society in a way "most Kentuckians would not agree with."

  • Grimes' 'Proud Man' ad raises eyebrows

    The ad highlights the Kentucky Democrat's grandparents' struggles to pay medical bills after her grandfather's stroke. One hiccup: During that time period, her politically connected father made some hefty campaign donations and oversaw multimillion-dollar business deals.

  • Kochville: Koch brothers get Jib-Jabbed in new web attack

    With less than two months to go until the midterm elections, the Democrats are stepping up their attacks on their favorite foes, Koch Industries, and its support for Republicans like North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis.

  • 'Ground Zero': Heroin at center of Kentucky Senate race

    Kentucky's Democratic Senate candidate is attacking Mitch McConnell for not taking a stand on state heroin legislation.

  • Nine polls from this week that have Republicans excited

    The 2014 November midterm elections are nearly here, and Democratic and Republican candidates across the country are bracing for the inevitable conclusion to months of campaigning. But even as certain forecast models downgrade the GOP’s chances for taking Congress’ upper chamber, several...

  • Senate GOP charts agenda for the majority

    Republican leaders are promising a complete makeover of the Senate chamber that goes beyond changes in legislative priorities, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.

  • Grimes' grandmother stars in new ad

    In the one-minute ad airing statewide, Grimes and her grandmother Elsie tell the story of how her grandfather struggled with medical bills after a stroke.

  • Republican senators to transfer $3 million to NRSC after appeal by McConnell

    Senate Republicans on Tuesday agreed to transfer $3 million in personal campaign funds to the National Republican Senatorial Committee in their bid to capture the Senate majority this November, sources confirmed. With control of the Senate on the line and Democrats and their allies pouring...

  • Mitch McConnell turns his opponent's own ad against her

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., may come across as soft-spoken, but don't let that fool you: He's got sharp elbows and a sharp staff, and when you come at him, you'd best not miss.

  • Senate Republicans support Obama's Islamic State plan

    Senate Republicans say they will support President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels fighting the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, even if some of their GOP colleagues in the House have significant reservations.

  • Republicans introduce bill to hobble NLRB

    Senate Republicans introduced legislation Tuesday to radically overhaul the federal National Labor Relations Board, saying it has become a tool of special interests.



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