Mitch McConnell


Thu July 17, 2014
All Politics are Local

Centre College Proposes Senatorial Debate

Centre College President John A. Roush (center) is joined by AARP State President Jim Kimbrough (far left), AARP State Director Ron Bridges (left), WAVE3 News Vice President and General Manager Ken Selvaggi (right) and Richard Trollinger, vice president for college relations.
Credit Pam Wright / Advocate Messenger

Centre College President John A. Roush announced Thursday that the college has formally proposed to host a debate for Kentucky's U.S. Senate race.

The announcement came at a news conference in front of Centre College's Norton Center for the Arts, where both the 2000 and 2012 vice presidential debates took place.

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Wed July 16, 2014
All Politics are Local

2014 Fancy Farm Lineup


The 2014 Fancy Farm Picnic in western Kentucky is now just a little more than two weeks away and the line-up of speakers is almost complete. But not quite. 

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Mon June 23, 2014
The Commonwealth

Efforts to Keep Tolls Off No. Ky. Bridge Draw In McConnell, Grimes

The possibility of tolls to pay  for a $2.6-billion bridge replacement project in Northern Kentucky has enraged conservatives and become an issue in the U.S. Senate campaign.

Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes have ideas—very different ideas—to keep tolls off the Brent Spence Bridge. The issue highlights the different campaign philosophies by Kentucky's major party Senate candidates.

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Wed May 21, 2014
All Politics are Local

McConnell to Face Grimes: Support from Bevin Uncertain

Incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell defeated Tea Party challenger Matt Bevin in Tuesday's Kentucky Primay

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell defeated primary challenger Matt Bevin in the primary election Tuesday. But Bevin says he isn’t ready to back the senator. 

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Mon May 16, 2011
All Politics are Local

McConnell Bargaining on Debt Ceiling

Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” on Sunday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the debt limit debate presents “an opportunity” to take on federal spending.

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