Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes waved to the crowd after being introduced by former Gov. Paul Patton on Jan. 16, 204, during a campaign stop in Prestonsburg. Photo by John Flavell
Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes waved to the crowd after being introduced by former Gov. Paul Patton on Jan. 16, 204, during a campaign stop in Prestonsburg. Photo by John Flavell The Herald-Leader
Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes waved to the crowd after being introduced by former Gov. Paul Patton on Jan. 16, 204, during a campaign stop in Prestonsburg. Photo by John Flavell The Herald-Leader

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An Owensboro native and Western Kentucky University graduate, Sam Youngman covered national politics and presidents before coming home to work for the Herald-Leader and cover Kentucky political developments.