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Mon July 1, 2013
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Alison Lundergan Grimes to Make Run for US Senate

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes announced Monday that she will challenge U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in 2014. In May, a poll stated that Grimes—Kentucky's Secretary of State—was evenly matched against McConnell, who was first elected in 1984. Grimes, an attorney, was elected Secretary of State in 2011. "I agree with thousands of Kentuckians that Kentucky is tired of 28 years of obstruction," she said in her announcement. Read more...

Allison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's secretary of state.
Allison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's secretary of state.