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NEW GRIMES TELEVISION AD: “WHERE WAS HE?”

LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky releases a new 30-second television advertisement entitled “Where Was He?” After the last ad, “More Important,” Kentuckians now know that Mitch McConnell skipped hundreds of committee meetings and hearings. Beginning today, they will also know that he skipped votes on troop funding, the Farm Bill and VA while he was fundraising with… Read More


NEW WEB AD: WHAT DID MITCH MCCONNELL DO FOR KENTUCKY THIS WEEK?

LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky releases a new web ad that sums up what Mitch McConnell was up to this week. He started off by blocking paycheck fairness for the fourth time on Monday and stymieing student loan reform on Tuesday. McConnell then went into overdrive for the hardworking people of Kentucky by hitting the fundraising circuit,… Read More


MITCH MCCONNELL’S WEEK: SIDES WITH WASHINGTON OVER KENTUCKY

LOUISVILLE – From voting against equal pay for equal work for Kentucky’s women and families, to blocking commonsense legislation that would help our students refinance their loan debt, Mitch McConnell has made it clear this week that he sides with Washington over Kentucky. McConnell hopes to buy his way back to Washington, thanks to the help of… Read More


MCCONNELL PALLING AROUND WITH COAL JOB KILLER JEB BUSH

LOUISVILLE – Today, Mitch McConnell is flying to a ritzy Florida fundraiser with Jeb Bush, a proud member of the Bloomberg board actively killing Kentucky coal jobs. Ahead of the event, Grimes spokeswoman Charly Norton releases the following statement on McConnell’s troubling ties to Bush: “Mitch McConnell’s hypocrisy knows no bounds as he closely aligns himself with those… Read More


NEW WEB AD: “DEGREES, NOT DEBT”

LOUISVILLE – This week, in yet another example of siding with millionaires and billionaires over Kentucky, Mitch McConnell yet again led his caucus in blocking a bill that would allow over 360,000 Kentuckians to refinance their student loan debt. Kentucky students are outraged and are speaking out in a new web ad, “Degrees, Not Debt”: Today, nearly two… Read More


GRIMES CAMPAIGN RESPONSE TO MCCONNELL AD: FOX IN HENHOUSE

LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky deputy press secretary Preston Maddock issued the following statement on Mitch McConnell’s Medicare ad: “Given his record of trying to destroy Medicare, Mitch McConnell’s attempt to show how he helped two seniors is like a fox pointing to the only two survivors he left behind in the henhouse.” BACKGROUND: McConnell Voted Repeatedly To… Read More


MCCONNELL’S TWO STARKLY DIFFERENT AGENDAS: ONE FOR BILLIONAIRES, ANOTHER FOR KENTUCKIANS

LOUISVILLE – Mitch McConnell has revealed his true loyalties yet again: he has a specific agenda for millionaires and billionaires, and offers nothing for the hardworking people of Kentucky. McConnell’s Two Agendas: ONE FOR BILLIONAIRES: “We’re not going to be debating all these gosh darn proposals.” In a bombshell secret recording of an exclusive Koch Brothers retreat,… Read More


GRIMES CAMPAIGN STATEMENT ON MCCONNELL’S ATTACK ON ALISON’S DECEASED GRANDFATHER

LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky spokeswoman Charly Norton issued the following statement: “In a new low even for him, it is repulsive that Mitch McConnell is attacking Alison’s deceased grandfather.” BACKGROUND: @phillipmbailey: Similar to @MattBevin kids ad @Team_Mitch is actually blasting @AlisonForKY ad f. her grandparents. #KYSen [Twitter, 9/18/14]   ###


NEW GRIMES TELEVISION AD: “PROUD MAN”

LOUISVILLE – Today, Alison for Kentucky releases “Proud Man,” a new 60-second television advertisement that features the personal story of Alison and her family after her grandfather Omar suffered a devastating stroke. Alison saw the rug pulled out from under her family and the hard choices her grandmother Elsie had to make to survive. Alison has… Read More


SENATOR JOE MANCHIN REAFFIRMS ALISON’S COMMITMENT TO COAL COUNTRY

LOUISVILLE – Today, Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) released the following statement on Alison Lundergan Grimes’ strong commitment to coal country: I know Alison’s commitment to coal and more importantly her commitment to coal miners. I know Alison will stand with me to pass legislation that protects the pensions that coal miners have earned and deserved…. Read More


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