Trump and Allies Claim Rally for Kentucky Governor Boosted His Vote by 'At Least 15 Points' But Polling Says Otherwise
Republicans are scrambling to paint a Democratic gubernatorial win in Kentucky and a blue wave in the Virginia state legislature as anything other than a rebuke of President Donald Trump.
After Democrat Andy Beshear narrowly defeated incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Trump and his allies promptly threw Bevin under the bus, claiming that he was double digits behind Beshear until Trump showed up to a rally in Kentucky last week, thus evening the score.
The Woman Who Was Fired for Flipping Off Donald Trump's Motorcade on Her Bike Just Won Election in Virginia
Democrats enjoyed a wealth of victories on Tuesday night, narrowly winning a gubernatorial race in Kentucky and flipping both chambers of Virginia's state legislature from Republican to Democratic.
The night wasn't without some full circle moments either. Among them was Juli Briskman.
You Can Now Get a Google Chrome Extension that Changes All Mentions of Mitch McConnell to 'Moscow Mitch'
Despite the fact that Russia unleashed a concentrated effort to influence the 2016 United States presidential election in favor of President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (D-KY) refused to bring two election security bills passed by the House of Representatives to the Senate floor for a vote.
McConnell cited policy disagreements as reason for passing the bills and—as of yesterday—co-sponsored an amendment providing $250 million toward election security efforts, but this wasn't enough to keep him from earning the moniker "Moscow Mitch" for his perceived subservience to Russia's attack on United States elections.
Mitch McConnell's Campaign Is Getting Called Out for Its Morbid Display of Gravestones With Political Foes' Names on Them
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) campaign is in hot water for tweeting a photo of tombstones featuring the names of McConnell's rivals only hours after a white supremacist murdered 22 people in El Paso, Texas.
The cardboard tombstones were erected at the 2019 Fancy Farm event, where McConnell made an appearance. They feature the names of McConnell's 2020 senate challenger Amy McGrath as well as Judge Merrick Garland, whom McConnell unconstitutionally stonewalled from ascending to the Supreme Court after former President Barack Obama appointed him to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
Mitch McConnell Just Got A Major Challenger for His Race in 2020, and Her Launch Video Will Give You All the Feels
Amy McGrath attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps after the Kentucky native became the first female pilot to fly the F/A-18 on a combat mission. Now the woman who flew on over 85 combat missions takes on a new challenge: defeating Mitch McConnell in the 2020 election.
McGrath announced her candidacy with a campaign ad that is garnering attention in her home state and nationwide. In it, the decorated Marine begins by calling out McConnell for not responding to the letters of his constituents, including one a 13 year-old McGrath wrote.
Mitch McConnell Is Getting Dragged for His Questionable Choice of Words When Describing Protests Against Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Last Week
Monday, speaking from Louisville, Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader, Republican Senator Mitch McConnell addressed the protests over the confirmation process of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
Unlike some of his colleagues and the President, McConnell stopped short of stating protesters were paid to protest. However he did say they were clearly "trained" based on how well they did.
Yesterday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that lawsuits against Kim Davis could proceed. The decision overturned a lower court that had thrown out three lawsuits filed by same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses by the county clerk.
Kim Davis became a right-wing figurehead when she refused to issue marriage licenses in Rowan County, Kentucky in 2015 after the Supreme Court decision that made same-sex marriage legal. Davis opposes same-sex marriage for religious reasons. She was jailed for contempt of court after refusing to follow a judge's orders.