Bill Clinton http://wfpl.org en Bill Clinton Joins Alison Lundergan Grimes to Rally for Middle-Class, Pounce Mitch McConnell http://wfpl.org/post/bill-clinton-joins-alison-lundergan-grimes-rally-middle-class-pounce-mitch-mcconnell <p>Saying the Kentucky Senate race will make a big difference across the country, former President Bill Clinton stumped for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes before a packed crowd on Tuesday.</p><p>During a 25-minute speech, Clinton, who is longtime friends with Grimes's father, Jerry Lundergan, praised the Democratic nominee while taking swipes at Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell's campaign and leadership style.</p><p>Clinton said leaders in Washington can choose to fix problems like the health care law or "pout," adding the latter is a "dumb way to run a country."</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 22:27:56 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8706 at http://wfpl.org Bill Clinton Joins Alison Lundergan Grimes to Rally for Middle-Class, Pounce Mitch McConnell Bill Clinton Will Campaign for Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky as Feud With Rand Paul Escalates http://wfpl.org/post/bill-clinton-will-campaign-alison-lundergan-grimes-kentucky-feud-rand-paul-escalates <p>The last Democratic presidential nominee to carry Kentucky is coming to campaign for Alison Lundergan Grimes this month.</p><p>As first reported by <em>The Courier-Journal's </em>Joe Gerth, former U.S. President Bill Clinton will be in Louisville on Feb. 25.</p><p>The visit further underscores the importance of the Senate race for Democrats and Republicans nationally, as Grimes vies for GOP Leader Mitch McConnell's seat.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20140207/NEWS0106/302070084/-1/rsslink?gerth502=">the C-J</a>:</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:27:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8514 at http://wfpl.org Bill Clinton Will Campaign for Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky as Feud With Rand Paul Escalates Louisville Cardinals Celebrate Villanova Win With Bill Clinton http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-cardinals-celebrate-villanova-win-bill-clinton <p></p><p>The Louisville Cardinals men's basketball team defeated Villanova Thursday night in their <a href="/post/louisville-cardinals-begin-last-big-east-tournament-we-know-it">first game of the 2013 Big East Tournament.</a> And then they hung out with former President Bill Clinton.</p><p>Here are more <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/erikmalinowski/bill-clinton-crashed-louisvilles-locker-room-celebration">photos from Buzzfeed.</a></p><p>The Cardinals' next Big East Tournament game is against Notre Dame at 9 tonight</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:05:25 +0000 Joseph Lord 4499 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Cardinals Celebrate Villanova Win With Bill Clinton Bill Clinton Endorses Shelli Yoder for Congress http://wfpl.org/post/bill-clinton-endorses-shelli-yoder-congress <p>Former President Bill Clinton has endorsed Democratic congressional candidate Shelli Yoder in Indiana’s Ninth District contest.</p><p>Yoder is challenging Republican incumbent Todd Young in <a href="http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20121027/NEWS02/310250117/John-Krull-Young-Yoder-debate-avoids-being-nasty">what has been called as a respectful race</a>. The two recently had their last of two debates.</p><p>In a statement, Clinton praises Yoder for her support of an agenda that supports the middle-class and he says that Congress needs fresh voices.</p><p>From the Yoder campaign:</p><p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 22:22:26 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 2274 at http://wfpl.org Bill Clinton Endorses Shelli Yoder for Congress