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Grimes Launches Campaign


Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has officially launched her bid the US Senate seat now held by Republican Mitch McConnell. Grimes told supporters in her hometown of Lexington Tuesday evening the incumbent has held the office for almost three decades and has prevented votes on more than 400 bills…

“He has stood in the way and blocked votes from ever even coming to the floor. While Senator McConnell might be thriving…Kentucky is only barely surviving. After nearly 30 years in office…it stops now.” - Alison Lundergan Grimes

Grimes claims McConnell has blocked legislation that would have helped many Kentuckians for reasons she calls “petty” and “small”.