Paul Upset With Davis, Bunning Endorsement in Fourth Congressional District

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., is contemplating an endorsement in Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District primary race after two high-profiled Republicans made their recommendations public. According to the Associated Press, Paul is itching to give a nod to Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie, who is considered the Tea Party favorite. Paul is reportedly upset that incumbent […]

Internal Poll Shows Massie Leading Packed Primary

Republican congressional candidate Thomas Massie released an internal poll showing him leading the crowded primary race for Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional seat. The poll of approximately 800 likely voters conducted by Wenzel Strategies shows Massie up by 10 points over state Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington, who comes in second. Massie gobbles up 32 percent, Webb-Edgington has 22 […]

Davis, Bunning Endorse Webb-Edgington for Congress

Congressman Geoff Davis and former U.S. Senator Jim Bunning announced they are backing Republican congressional candidate Alecia Webb-Edgington in the crowded primary race for Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District seat. The two endorsements are a needed boost for Webb-Edgington’s campaign, which trails third in fundraising behind Boone County Judge-Executive Gary Moore and Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas […]

Webb-Edgington Unveils First Ad

State Representative Alecia Webb-Edgington, R-Fort Wright, has launched her first television ad in the GOP primary race for Kentucky’s 4th congressional district seat. The 30-second commercial plays up Webb-Edgington’s experience in law enforcement as a state trooper and calls out Republicans and Democrats for not being tough on cutting government spending. The two-term state lawmaker […]

Kentucky Federal Delegation Supports Disaster Declaration

Following Kentucky’s two U.S. Senators, the six members of the state’s House delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama supporting Gov. Steve Beshear’s request for a federal disaster declaration. An outbreak of storms and tornadoes last week caused damage to several Kentucky towns and Beshear has asked the president to provide the state with […]

Three Republicans Enter Race for Fourth Congressional District

Four Republicans will compete against each other in the Fourth Congressional District primary this spring. Republicans Alecia Webb-Edgington, Thomas Massie and Brian Oerther filed their paperwork with the Secretary of State’s office today. Republican Gary Moore filed his paperwork earlier this month. Massie is the Lewis County Judge-Executive and close friends with U.S. Senator Rand […]

Democrats Confident About Chances to Win Davis’s Seat

Kentucky Democrats are confident they can win retiring Republican Congressman Geoff Davis’s seat and plan to field a candidate to run next year. The last Democrat to hold Kentucky 4th congressional district was Ken Lucas, who stepped down due to a self-imposed term limit in 2004. There more registered Democrats than Republicans in the district, […]

State Lawmaker Announces Bid for Davis’s Seat

State Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington, R-Fort Wright, is running for the seat of retiring U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., the northern Kentucky lawmaker announced Monday. She will file her paperwork with the Federal Election Commission and the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance later today. She is the first candidate to file for Davis’s seat. Webb-Edgington says […]

Congressman Davis Will Not Seek Re-Election Next Year

In a message to supporters on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., announced he will forgo re-election in 2012 because he wants to devote more time to his family. The retirement will leave Kentucky’s 4th congressional district vacant for next year’s election. From Davis: I have been blessed with an exceptionally competent staff who have […]

Davis’s REINS Act Passes House

A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, R-Ky., that would give Congress more power over regulations made by the executive branch easily passed the Republican-controlled House on Wednesday. The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act was introduced by the northern Kentucky congressman earlier this year to “eliminate excessive red tape,” […]