Bill Clinton to join Kentucky Democrat at rally

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.

In a statement, Grimes' campaign says Clinton will appear with her at an event on Aug. 6.

The campaign did not disclose the city where the event will take place, saying additional details will be provided in coming days.

Clinton's visit will be his second in support of Grimes, a Democrat who the daughter of longtime Clinton friend Jerry Lundergan.

Kentucky's Senate race is one of the nation's most closely watched. The outcome could help determine which party controls the Senate after November.

Grimes is trying to unseat incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell. Grimes is in her first term as Kentucky's secretary of state.

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