2014 senate race http://wfpl.org en Does McConnell and Grimes' Focus on Coal Distract From Economic Diversification? http://wfpl.org/post/does-mcconnell-and-grimes-focus-coal-distract-economic-diversification <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Despite the fact that Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes made clear their unqualified support of Kentucky's coal industry, coal continues to play a role in this year's Senate election.</p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 12:02:23 +0000 Erica Peterson 9748 at http://wfpl.org Does McConnell and Grimes' Focus on Coal Distract From Economic Diversification? Efforts to Keep Tolls Off Northern Kentucky Bridge Draw In McConnell and Grimes http://wfpl.org/post/efforts-keep-tolls-northern-kentucky-bridge-draw-mcconnell-and-grimes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The possibility of tolls to pay&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for a $2.6-billion bridge replacement project in Northern Kentucky has enraged conservatives and become an issue in the U.S. Senate campaign.</span></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:54:00 +0000 Jonathan Meador 9622 at http://wfpl.org Efforts to Keep Tolls Off Northern Kentucky Bridge Draw In McConnell and Grimes Alison Lundergan Grimes Files for Senate Election http://wfpl.org/post/alison-lundergan-grimes-files-senate-election <p>It’s official. Grimes is running for the senate.</p><p>After a ceremonial signing of her candidacy papers attended by Gov. Steve Beshear and four former Kentucky governors, Grimes told reporters that she intends to support a raise in the minimum wage and pay equity for women.</p><p>“I believe, especially on behalf of the women all across Kentucky, in closing the pay equity gap. Instead, Sen. McConnell votes against the Lilly Ledbetter Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act. Kentuckians, especially the women of Kentucky, deserve better," she says.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 01:54:37 +0000 Jonathan Meador 8190 at http://wfpl.org Alison Lundergan Grimes Files for Senate Election Curtis Morrison Says Trial Over Secret Recording Could Reveal Mitch McConnell Wrongdoing http://wfpl.org/post/curtis-morrison-says-trial-over-secret-recording-could-reveal-mitch-mcconnell-wrongdoing <p>Curtis Morrison, <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/curtis-morrison-admits-he-recorded-mcconnell-provides-details">who recently admitted to secretly recording one of Senator Mitch McConnell's campaign strategy sessions</a>, is once again granting interviews.</p><p>Morrison and I had a long conversation Monday afternoon. The full audio is below. Here are some takeaways:</p><p><strong>Morrison has a goal</strong></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:59:00 +0000 Gabe Bullard 5648 at http://wfpl.org Curtis Morrison Says Trial Over Secret Recording Could Reveal Mitch McConnell Wrongdoing