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Violent rhetoric and bizarre conspiracy theories haunt GOP

Nothing Mitch McConnell does is without a significant amount of thinking and strategy behind it. It's why he's been the leading Republican in the Senate for over 20 years. So when he publicly castigated Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene - everyone listened.

Pelosi's and McConnell's homes vandalized over stimulus checks

Vandals struck the homes of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in the first days of the new year. In both cases, the apparent vandals spray-painted messages related to stimulus checks.

Op-Ed: Trump's nominee creates 'Constitutional Crisis' in Supreme Court

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about six weeks before Election Day has set into motion what could turn out to be the most severe strain our Democracy, and the Supreme Court has ever seen.

GOP halts spending on Twitter when McConnell account locked

National Republican groups announced Thursday that they would halt spending money to advertise on Twitter after the social media site locked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) campaign account this week.

Marilyn Tavenner, head of Medicare and Medicaid resigns

Washington D.c. - Marilyn B. Tavenner, administrator of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, announced on Friday that she is resigning. Tavenner supervised the chaotic rollout of the federal insurance marketplace.

Republicans control D.C. as close election races break for GOP

The 2014 midterm election was a one-sided affair, as Republicans seized control Tuesday night of the United States Senate and now control both chambers in Congress for the first time since 2006.

Op-Ed: Democrats stop running TV ads for Alison Lundergan-Grimes

Washington - When do 2014 Democratic Senate candidates realize the Democratic Party has pulled the rug out from under them? Alison Lundergan-Grimes might say when the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) stops running TV ads on her behalf.

Lundergan-Grimes refuses to say who she voted for, again

Washington - Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky Democrat hoping to unseat Republican Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell, wouldn't answer a simple question during their Monday night debate. Her non-response went viral.

Op-Ed: Alison Lundergan Grimes surges in race to knock out McConnell Special

Frankfort - The Kentucky Derby is nicknamed the "Running of the Roses" and is held every May in the state. For Democratic Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes, everything is coming up roses in her race against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Op-Ed: Election wave develops as Senate polls swinging toward Democrats

Washington - An NBC/Marist poll of likely voters was unveiled on Sunday's “Meet the Press” and it showed key U.S. Senate races around the country are starting to swing the way of Democrats. The group think has been that the GOP would snatch the Senate back in 2014

Op-Ed: Mitch McConnell responds to Alison Grimes ad by attacking grandma Special

Frankfort - Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes, is running for U.S. Senate in a bold attempt to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. With the race very close, Grimes is taking on McConnell for repeated attempts to damage/weaken Medicare.

Op-Ed: Alison Lundergan Grimes leads Mitch McConnell, says internal poll Special

Louisville - In an internal poll campaign poll conducted by pollster Mark Mellman and obtained by the subscription service of Politico Pro, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is leading Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, 43 percent to 42 percent.

Mitch McConnell embroiled in scandal reaching all the way to Iowa

Louisville - In a stunning developing in the U.S. Senate race in Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Benton, abruptly resigned yesterday. The Herald-Leader reported that McConnell "reluctantly accepted" Benton's resignation.

Op-Ed: McConnell gets political donation from CEO after Senate breakfast

Washington - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been accused by his opponent, Alison Lundergan Grimes, that he spends too much time in Washington, D.C., and not enough time in Kentucky. Sen. McConnell says it is because he fights for the people in the Beltway.

Op-Ed: Mitch McConnell vows government shutdown with Senate GOP majority

Henderson - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is vowing to shut down the federal government in 2015 should he become Senate Majority Leader. President Barack Obama can either see it McConnell's way or risk another GOP-inspired federal government shutdown.

Alison Grimes shows she is real threat to unseat Mitch McConnell

Fancy Farm - The annual Fancy Farm Picnic was held today in Kentucky. Today, Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, faced each other perhaps for the only time this election.

Op-Ed: After this government deadline, the deluge begins

Washington - The recent deadline over ObamaCare is only the beginning of the deadlines over deficit spending by the United States government.

IRS admits to targeting Conservative groups, GOP to investigate

With the White House blaming the matter on former president George Bush, the Internal Revenue Service openly admitted to targeting politically conservative organizations and apologized for doing so.

Is Kentucky next to legalize medical marijuana? Polls say yes

A new poll shows that the residents of the state of Kentucky overwhelmingly approve of medical marijuana laws being passed in the state.

Op-Ed: Republicans on Chuck Hagel: Different times, different tunes

Washington - According to Democratic officials, Obama will nominate former Nebraska Senator, Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, to replace Leon Panetta, now head of the CIA.

Senate backs legislation to raise taxes on wealthy Americans

Nearly two hours after the midnight deadline to keep the U.S. from diving off the so called "fiscal cliff," the Senate overwhelmingly approved an agreement to raise taxes on the wealthy.

Ashley Judd's a strong Democratic challenger, according to poll

According to a recent PPP poll, if Ashley Judd ran for US Senate on the Democratic ticket, GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would still win; but, it would be by a slim lead.

Actress Ashley Judd entertaining idea of US Senate run

Actress Ashley Judd is giving consideration for a possible 2014 US Senate run in Kentucky against GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

'Buffett Rule' tax increase fails Senate vote

A tax increase on individuals earning more than $1 million annually proposed by President Barack Obama failed to pass in the U.S. Senate Monday.

Clinton comes out in support of Republican tax reform

In the wake of President Obama's $447 billion jobs bill and ahead of the White House proposal to increase taxes on the nation's high-income earners, former President Bill Clinton came out in support of Republican tax positions on NBC's 'Meet The Press.'

Op-Ed: Patriot Act to be surreptitiously extended with no debate

After conducting closed bipartisan backroom meetings with no public input or discussion to push approval for a four-year extension of unconstitutional legislation, U.S. House and Senate leaders reached an agreement to take away our freedom.

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Sen. Mitch McConnell (left) accepted the resignation of his campaign manager  Jesse Benton.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (left) accepted the resignation of his campaign manager, Jesse Benton.
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, is being challenged by Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, a Democrat, for U.S. Senate. A victory by Grimes could derail the chances of Republicans taking over the U.S. Senate.
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