Ellison’s Election Tip Sheet

Ellison Barber election tip sheet

SENATE: KENTUCKY

Allison Lundergan Grimes is running a new ad in which she says she is “not Barack Obama,” mocks Mitch McConnell’s gun skills and his Duke basketball ad, and shows her superiority as a skeet shooter—but she’s not actually shooting skeet.

Ellison’s Election Tip Sheet

Ellison Barber election tip sheet

There are quite a few new polls out this week, so the tip sheet might as well reflect that. Here are the three noteworthy polls, all giving Republicans a nice end to the first week of September.

Hugh Jass Burgers: Inside the Lundergan Family Restaurant

(Hugh Jass Facebook)

Meet Jerry Lundergan: father of Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, former chairman of the state Democratic Party, and loyal subject of the Clinton empire. With his “political ties, his flair for the dramatic and his deep-pocketed friends,” Lundergan is widely viewed as an asset to his daughter’s campaign. Here he is with a (relatively) younger Hillary Clinton in 2005:

Alison Lundergan Grimes Explains the Iron Dome

Middle East expert Alison Lundergan Grimes. (AP)

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes showed off her impressive foreign policy knowledge this week, telling the Lexington Herald Leader that Israel’s Iron Dome system “has been a big reason why Israel has been able to withstand the terrorists that have tried to tunnel their way in.”

It was not immediately clear whether Grimes had any idea what she was talking about, but a Free Beacon graphical analytics team has sought to recreate her thought process.