Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Kentucky Teachers Shut Down Schools After Public Pension Overhaul
Public schools in at least 25 counties were closed on Friday, after teachers refused to show up to work in protest of changes to the state's pension system.
Ashley Judd: I Might Run For Office 'Some Day'
Read more at The Hill. In 2013, the actress hinted she was considering a Senate run against now-Senate Majority Leader Mitch
Rand Paul Reveals When He'll Decide On A 2016 Run
Watch Paul's comments above. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he will make up his mind on a 2016 White House presidential
Alison Lundergan Grimes Loses Election To Mitch McConnell In Kentucky
Below, a liveblog of more election news: Notable moments just weeks before Election Day included Grimes' painful refusal
Alison Lundergan Grimes Defeated In Midterm Election Race
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes lost to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in one of the nation's highest-profile
Mitch McConnell Wins Election Against Alison Lundergan Grimes
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) won his re-election race against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in one of
Kentucky Senate Race Won By Mitch McConnell
The five-term senator, who spent 30 years in the Senate, relentlessly portrayed Grimes as beholden to President Barack Obama
Mitch McConnell Wins Midterm Election Race Against Alison Lundergan Grimes
Below, a liveblog of more election news: Grimes, elected secretary of state in 2011, made the case that Kentucky needed fresh
Kentucky Senate Midterm Election Results: Mitch McConnell Defeats Alison Lundergan Grimes
Below, a liveblog of more election news: The five-term senator relentlessly portrayed Grimes as beholden to President Barack
Kentucky Senate Election Results: Mitch McConnell Defeats Alison Lundergan Grimes
Notable moments just weeks before Election Day included Grimes' painful refusal to say whether she voted for Obama in 2008
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
McConnell Mailers Imply Kentucky Voters Are Involved In 'Election Violation'
In a move that Democrats are lambasting as a voter suppression tactic, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign and its GOP allies
Some Clarity On What Mitch McConnell Wants For Kentucky's Obamacare Exchange
But if McConnell was fine keeping the website, would he also be willing to let people keep the federal assistance that helps
Mitch McConnell Wants Kentucky To Believe Its Obamacare Exchange Is Just A Website
"Tonight, Mitch McConnell looked into the camera and misled Kentucky about his plan to take Kynect from more than 500,000
Alison Lundergan Grimes Refuses To Say Whether Or Not She Voted For Obama
Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes on Thursday repeatedly dodged inquiries as to whether she voted for President Barack Obama, a political figure who remains extremely unpopular in the Bluegrass state.
Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes Attack Each Other On Coal
By FactCheck.org, FactCheck.org
However, with regard to financing coal-fired power plants, the group gave Wells Fargo a “D” rating, and listed Wells Fargo
Mitch vs. Alison Isn't Over Yet
“They are going to try every trick in the book,” said Grimes campaign manager Jonathan Hurst. “This is a dead-even race, and
Alison Lundergan Grimes Edges Ahead In New Poll
National Democrats recently surprised some political analysts by ramping up their investment in the Kentucky race, spending
'With Jews We Lose'
Racist and anti-Semitic signs and statements from a write-in candidate have drawn new attention to Kentucky's U.S. Senate race this week.
This Guy Is Running For The Senate Just To Make The World More Anti-Semitic, Racist
A white supremacist website has said Ransdell also plans to air ads on a public radio station, the Courier-Journal in Louisville
Alison Lundergan Grimes' Parents Looking At Some Christmas Ornaments Is Somehow News
Oh, but it was a special tour, you see! As The Hill notes: "Grimes’s ties to President Obama have become a central point
Latest Polls Agree On Tough Kentucky Senate Race
CNN's survey used live phone interviewers to reach 671 likely voters on landlines and cell phones between Aug. 28 and Sept
Mitch McConnell Widens Lead Over Alison Lundergan Grimes In New Poll
The Grimes campaign expressed continued confidence in its candidate's chances come November, highlighting Grimes' resilience
Mitch McConnell Reveals Why He Thinks His Re-Election Fight Is So Competitive
In a local radio interview Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) gave a frank response when asked why
Women's Equality Day: So Much Achieved, So Far to Go
Alison Lundergan Grimes
Kentucky Secretary of State; Democratic Candidate for US Senate
Today on Women's Equality Day, we commemorate the passage of women's right to vote -- celebrating how far we have come, but also recognizing the work that remains. Sometimes it seems like women are the only people coming together across party lines to get things done.
Kentucky Senate Race Is Still Up For Grabs, Poll Finds
Grimes' net favorable rating stands at plus-3. While the Kentucky secretary of state has gained in name recognition since
Mitch McConnell Jobs Claim Under Scrutiny In Alison Lundergan Grimes Ad
By FactCheck.org, FactCheck.org
There may be a philosophical difference between the two candidates on how best to create jobs. But Grimes’ use of a single
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit