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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Ashley Judd, "McConnell's (R) views towards women like an episode of 'Mad Men'"

She's back and she's here to help EMILY's List defeat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell : I asked EMILY's List if I could send you a note because I'll be honest -- I'm pretty nervous about what will happen if Mitch McConnell is reelected and Democrats lose the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Alison Lundergan Grimes Hits Mitch McConnell For Saying It's 'Not My Job' To Create Local Jobs

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell faces criticism for saying that stimulating local economic development "is not my job."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roll Call, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Beattyville, KY

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Keystone XL Pipeline Part of Larger Senate Fight

Alison Grimes is the latest Democratic Senate candidate to call for building the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

5 hrs ago | Roll Call

Immigration Pushback: 22 Republican Senators Rip Obama for Slowing Deportations

A group of 22 Senate Republicans, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., urged President Barack Obama not to proceed with another plan to limit deportations of immigrants here illegally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | Switched

Mitch McConnell Reveals 'The Real Secret' To Rand Paul's Success

MAY 16: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen Mitch McConnell shakes hands with Sen. Rand Paul during a news conference May 16, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Representative Michele Bachmann, US House of Representatives, Tea Party

12 hrs ago | Free Republic

Rare Video: Young Mitch McConnell Knocks Term Limits, Defends Lobbyists

Mitch McConnell has been in office for 29 years. He has been named one of the 'Most Corrupt' members of Congress four times by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, including in 2013.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Consulting, Cohen Group

13 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Ky. Senate candidate wants Keystone pipeline OK'd

As negotiators struggle, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion... Nearly 40 years after a former Manson family member pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford, the audiotape from her pretrial ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Canada, Frankfort, KY

17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Momentum building in GOP to end opposition to same-sex marriage

There is growing momentum in the Republican Party to end its long-standing opposition to same-sex marriage, with activists inside the party arguing that such a move would allow Republican candidates to focus on popular economic themes in this year's elections and help expand the party's appeal ahead of 2016.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Senate

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Legislative aide who was fired after appearing in Grimes video lands better-paying state job

A Legislative Research Commission employee who was fired in February after appearing in a video for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has landed a better-paying state job.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mediaite.com

This Kentucky GOP Senate Candidate's Bizarre Website Is Perfect

Unless you're a #RINO, you likely recognize that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has become increasingly unpopular with more conservative elements of the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, University of Kentucky, The Dark Knight Rises, Weird

Daily Kos

CO, GA, KY, MI & NC-Sen: CREDO Action Forms Super PAC To Help Dems Hold Onto The Senate

We're on the verge of losing Democratic control of the Senate - the firewall that has held the line against the reckless Tea Party House of Representatives since 2010.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Michele Bachmann, US House of Representatives, Al Franken, Senator Al Franken, Democrat, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

Bob Dole says the Republican party is way more conservative than it...

To answer that, you first need to understand the idea of "asymmetric polarization" -- a fancy way of saying that while both parties have moved closer to their respective ideological poles in recent year, the Republican pole is far further to the right than the Democratic pole.

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CNN

Poll: Kentucky voters split on a potential Rand Paul presidential campaign

A new poll indicates about a third of Kentucky voters want their home-state senator, Rand Paul, to run for president, while another third want him to stay out of the 2016 race.

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CNN

New numbers in Senate battles in key southern states

New polls in four southern states that could determine whether the Democrats keep control of the Senate in this November's midterm elections indicate close contests.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

WHAS11

Anti-Keystone Super PAC to mobilize for Grimes vs McConnell

Alison Lundergan Grimes' lack of specificity in the Keystone XL Pipeline debate is not stopping an anti-Keystone Super PAC from pledging support for her Kentucky U.S. Senate campaign and other Democratic candidates in four other key states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Louisville, KY

Washington Examiner

Tea Party claims first victory of 2014

Tea Party candidate Curt Clawson won the Republican primary in the special election seat to replace Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., who resigned after pleading guilty for cocaine possession, a victory that the Tea Party Express is claiming as "the movement's first victory of 2014."

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Representative Michele Bachmann, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell wants to take away insurance from 400,000 constituents

I've consistently maintained that the Affordable Care Act will be an electoral plus for Democrats this November as the law's initial success lifts both its approval ratings and those of the president .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky Government, Health Insurance, Health

Sentinel News

News Digest: April 23, 2014

Bevin, who is running against incumbent Mitch McConnell in the May primary, will have a lunch meet and greet session from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Tumbleweed, 1700 Midland Trail in Shelbyville, and a Town Hall meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Beshear says more than 413,000 Kentuckians signed up for health care in state exchange

Gov. Steve Beshear touted Kentucky's efforts Tuesday to sign up people for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act and told its political critics, including U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, that the program "is working."

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky Government, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid

State Journal

Area residents among top beneficiaries of new act

A new report states that the Affordable Care Act will benefit Kentucky more than any other state in the nation, according to the website Daily Finance .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Steve Beshear

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