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Grimes turns to Bill Clinton as she battles McConnell in Kentucky

En route to his 1992 victory, Bill Clinton held one last campaign stop in Kentucky - at the time a bellwether state in presidential contests. In an acknowledgment of how the state has turned against national Democrats, the former president came here Tuesday urging the state not to make its U.S. Senate race a referendum on President Obama. Speaking at a rally for Democratic Senate hopeful Alison Lundergan Grimes, Clinton noted that the next Senate term runs for four years after Obama leaves office. So five-term incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell was asking, Clinton said, that voters overlook his failed record and let him "vote against you for six years." "Whoever heard of...

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