Tagged Alison Grimes

About Those Racist Attacks on Elaine Chao

I covered them here. Note that this isn’t the first time such attacks have been leveled. So, I may have had reasons for writing, as I did, that “I wouldn’t be in the least bit surprised if Groob was told to make the statements and take the professional hit in order to make racism work for McConnell’s opponent.” We have seen this movie before, and for all I know, we may end up seeing it again before this race is over.

So, Mitch McConnell Won His Primary

Not that this news should surprise anyone at all: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) easily defeated his primary challenger, businessman Matt Bevin, in a sour loss for the Tea Party on Tuesday night. The Associated Press called the race for McConnell right as polls closed at 7 p.m. in the Bluegrass State, where the Senate minority leader had a two-to-one lead over Bevin. McConnell’s victory sets up a closely-watched and expensive contest against Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, one of Democrats’ best hopes at a GOP pickup this cycle. Grimes also easily won her nominal primary on Tuesday. Tea Party…