The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo48° Rain Likely

Thursday

Hi61° Chance Showers

Thursday Night

Lo44° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi57° Partly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo47° Rain Likely

Saturday

Hi58° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo46° Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo41° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi54° Partly Sunny

Ky. secretary of state to challenge Mitch McConnell

Send to Kindle
Print This

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Declaring that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has “lost touch” with Kentucky voters, the state’s 34-year-old secretary of state announced Monday that she would seek to unseat him in 2014, ending a long search by Democrats for a competitive challenger to the deep-pocketed, five-term Republican.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, who had been touted as the Democrats’ best hope of defeating McConnell, began seriously considering the race after actress Ashley Judd opted out in March.

View my optionsorSign in