Jerry Lundergan

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This week in Kentucky politics, former Kentucky Democratic Party Chair Jerry Lundergan was found guilty of illegally funding campaign work for his daughter, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. The Courier Journal discovered that Gov.

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The father of Kentucky's secretary of state was convicted Thursday of orchestrating a scheme to funnel illegal contributions to his daughter's failed 2014 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Mitch McConnell.

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A monthlong trial neared its conclusion Wednesday for Kentucky Democratic stalwart Jerry Lundergan, who's accused of breaking federal law by funneling corporate contributions to his daughter's failed 2014 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Mitch McConnell.

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Update 2:05 p.m.: The father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes deliberately violated federal law by funneling corporate contributions to his daughter's failed 2014 U.S. Senate campaign, a prosecutor said Tuesday at the start of a trial.

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A federal judge has ruled on evidence that prosecutors can present when the trial begins next week for the father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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A defense attorney says federal campaign finance charges against the father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes should be dismissed because they violate constitutional protections. 

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The father of Kentucky Secretary State Alison Lundergan Grimes has pleaded not guilty in federal court to making illegal contributions to his daughter's 2014 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Mitch McConnell.

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Former Kentucky Democratic Party chairman Jerry Lundergan and Democratic strategist Dale Emmons have been indicted on federal charges of making illegal campaign contributions and conspiring to cover them up.

The charges originated in the U.S. District Court’s eastern district, which includes Lexington, and were first reported by the Lexington Herald-Leader.