The Fine Print
Alison Lundergan Grimes was only in the first grade when Mitch McConnell was first elected to the U.S. Senate in Kentucky, but now, the 35-year-old Democrat is hoping to unseat the Senate Minority Leader.
And she’s doing it with the help of an old family pal: Bill Clinton.
“President Clinton is a friend, a mentor and an adviser,” Grimes told “The Fine Print” in Kentucky. “He's someone who has literally seen me grow up since I was 14 years old.”
Clinton hit the campaign trail yesterday to pitch for Grimes, telling the audience at a 1,200 people sold-out fundraiser that “it makes a big difference” if she wins in November.
Grimes’ father, former state legislator and Kentucky Democratic Party chairman Jerry Lundergan, has been a long-time supporter of the Clintons, helping to lay the groundwork for both Bill and Hillary Clinton’s respective presidential campaigns in Kentucky. A photograph of 14-year-old Grimes presenting a bouquet of roses to President Clinton at his 1993Read More »from Campaigner-in-Chief Bill Clinton pulls out Southern charm in Kentucky Senate race