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July 01, 2013


Grimes Will Challenge McConnell

Kentucky Secretary Of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) will run against Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in next year's U.S. Senate election, WLEX-TV reports.

"Grimes is thought to be the Democrats' best hope of unseating McConnell, the Senate Republican Leader. Grimes had been considering whether to throw her hat into the race for the past several months."

Ryan Alessi of c|n2 reports Grimes told supporters that she intends to run for U.S. Senate.

Update: The Lexington Herald Leader has coverage of her announcement.












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