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MCCONNELL: NATIONAL PARTY “TAKES PRECEDENCE” OVER SHOWING UP TO WORK

LOUISVILLE – As Mitch McConnell faces mounting questions over his poor Senate Agriculture Committee attendance record, he has now confessed he cares more about his national party than Kentuckians. WEHT-TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR438tKM_UY&feature=youtu.be BACKGROUND: HEADLINE: Mitch McConnell’s Agriculture absences raise questions. [The Hill, 8/19/14] HEADLINE: McConnell explains why he should keep his spot on the Senate AG Committee — even… Read More


ICYMI: GRIMES ‘SET TONE’ AT FORUM WITH MCCONNELL

LOUISVILLE – At yesterday’s Kentucky Farm Bureau ‘Measure the Candidates’ Forum, Alison Lundergan Grimes drew a sharp contrast with Mitch McConnell on her proposals to strengthen Kentucky agriculture and grow the Commonwealth’s middle class. Meanwhile, Mitch McConnell’s performance at the Forum fell flat as the Senator attempted to run from his 30-year Washington record. BACKGROUND: Grimes “Set The… Read More


MCCONNELL’S TOP THREE GAFFES FROM KFB FORUM

LOUISVILLE – Today, Mitch McConnell’s performance at the Kentucky Farm Bureau forum fell flat. Here are Senator McConnell’s top three gaffes from this afternoon’s candidate forum: 1) McConnell said he doesn’t have time to show up at committee meetings because he’s busy looking after national party priorities instead of Kentuckians. McConnell said, “Harry actually resigned from all of his… Read More


Associated Press: ‘Grimes set the tone’ at Farm Bureau forum

McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum Associated Press // Adam Beam and Bruce Schreiner LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky’s U.S. Senate candidates had a hard time talking about farming without slinging mud. Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes took turns attacking each other in a cramped board room of the Kentucky… Read More


NEW WEB AD: MCCONNELL BROKE HIS PROMISE

LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky releases a new web ad entitled “Broken Promises,” underscoring Mitch McConnell’s failed Washington leadership on behalf of Kentucky farmers and families. At last year’s Kentucky Farm Bureau Ham Breakfast, Mitch McConnell had the audacity to guarantee Kentucky farmers that he would deliver the overdue and much-needed Farm Bill. But in typical McConnell… Read More


GRIMES BESTS MCCONNELL AT KENTUCKY FARM BUREAU FORUM

30 Years Is Long Enough – Kentucky Deserves A Senator For The Future LOUISVILLE – At this afternoon’s Kentucky Farm Bureau candidate forum, Alison Lundergan Grimes held Mitch McConnell accountable for his failed record and proved that she is the only U.S. Senate candidate who will fight for Kentucky agriculture. For at least three years, Mitch… Read More


NEW WEB AD: MCCONNELL UNDER FIRE FOR SKIPPING WORK

LOUISVILLE – As both Kentucky Senate candidates head to the Kentucky Farm Bureau candidates forum today, Mitch McConnell is under fire for skipping Senate Agriculture Committee hearings “to make time” for “issues far removed from Kentucky’s farmers.” Today, the Grimes campaign releases a new web ad and the following statement from campaign manager Jonathan Hurst on Mitch McConnell’s inexcusable absence… Read More


NEW GRIMES TELEVISION AD: “WHAT CAN HAPPEN”

LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky continues to hold Mitch McConnell accountable with a new television advertisement entitled, “What Can Happen.” The ad will begin airing today in Kentucky. To view “What Can Happen,” please click HERE. AD SCRIPT: Alison: “I’m Alison Lundergan Grimes and I approved this message.” Narrator: “What can happen in thirty years? A senator can… Read More


NEW WEB AD: “THE POSSIBILITIES OF TOMORROW”

“It’s my number one priority to put hardworking Kentuckians back to work.” – Alison Lundergan Grimes LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky releases a new web ad that captures the energy present at our campaign’s recent Hazard rally with President Bill Clinton. Nearly 1,500 Kentuckians gathered to support Alison and hear about the most important issues in this… Read More


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