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2012 Democratic National Convention
Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress
Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes brought in a couple of aging rock stars last week to boost her bid to unseat Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell. One was Jon Bauman, better known as Bowzer from the '50s-nostalgia band Sha Na Na, who sprinkled in doo-wop as he campaigned with her in central Kentucky. The second was more of a political rock star: Bill Clinton, better known as the former president of the United States, who rallied conservative Democrats in two western Kentucky cities. But the real star may be the 35-year-old candidate herself. Grimes' tireless but uphill campaign has confounded expectations that the Bluegrass State's strong dislike of President Obama would carry...

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