Bunning Regrets Endorsing Paul

Calling it the lesser of two evils, former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning surprised political observers when he said he regreted endorsing Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in the 2010 Senate race. The surly baseball Hall of Famer recently gave a nod to state Rep. Alecia Webb-Edgington to succeed retiring Congressman Geoff Davis, but indicated he’s been […]

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 […]

Kentucky GOP Senate Race Draws Attention

By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio It’s rare for Kentucky politics to draw international attentlon, but the BBC is among news outlets covering the state’s U.S. Senate race. Last July, after struggling to raise money, U.S. Senator Jim Bunning ended speculation over his bid for a third term by withdrawing from the campaign. His departure […]

Primary Senate Race Fires Up Democrats

By Elizabeth Kramer This year’s open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Senator Jim Bunning has Kentucky Democrats brimming with hope that this could be their year to have one of their own on that side of that ruling body for the first time in more than a decade. With the primary election only […]

New Faces At Fancy Farm

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson is in western Kentucky today for the 129th Fancy Farm Picnic. Now that he’s Gov. Steve Beshear’s running mate for 2011, this is one of the mayor’s first chances to make an impression on voters outside of the Louisville area. Abramson was relaxed, smiling and […]