Williams Demands Beshear Denounce ‘Attack on Prayer’

After a state official advised a rural Kentucky school district against having a minister lead prayers before athletic events, Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams is calling on Democratic Governor Steve Beshear to defend the practice. A Kentucky Department of Education attorney told Bell County school officials that allowing Christian prayer at the beginning of football […]

Galbraith Claims Second Place in Unknown Poll

Discussing his views on the banking system and legalizing marijuana in Kentucky, independent Gatewood Galbraith told libertarian filmmaker and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones he is in second place in the race for governor. During the radio program, the Lexington attorney initially said a poll shows him catching up with Republican candidate David Williams in the […]

Vote Smart Tests Gubernatorial Candidates’s Courage

Candidates running in the 2011 gubernatorial race have aired ads across Kentucky stressing their toughness in recent weeks, and now a non-profit group is putting their political courage to the test. The non-partisan group Project Vote Smart is sending Democratic Governor Steve Beshear, Republican David Williams and independent Gatewood Gailbrath its Political Courage Test this […]

Williams Won’t Hire New Campaign Manager

A week after his campaign manager quit, Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams announced plans to move forward with a committee of consultants for the remainder of the race. Last week, Luke Marchant, who joined the campaign in May to help garner Tea Party support, stepped down to pursue other professional opportunities. Opponents have pounced on […]

Williams Campaign Manager Steps Down

The campaign manager for Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams is stepping down to pursue other professional opportunities, leaving the GOP nominee without anyone to run his day-to-day operations. Luke Marchant joined the campaign in May to replace Scott Jennings, a former special assistant to President George W. Bush, who stayed on as a consultant. After […]

Beshear Campaign Bashes Fancy Farm Critics

In a message to supporters, the campaign to re-elect Democratic Governor Steve Beshear slammed his opponents and the media for criticizing the governor’s speech at the Fancy Farm picnic this weekend. During this year’s political event, Beshear attempted to bypass the heated rhetoric and heckling that is customary at the gathering by discussing his recent […]

Beshear Unaware of Whistleblower’s Allegations

During an interview with WHAS-11 on Tuesday, Democratic Governor Steve Beshear told the Louisville television station he hadn’t heard about an allegation that state employees were being threatened with termination if they did not contribute to his re-election campaign. The station promoted their story as catching the governor off guard, however, the whistleblower story broke […]

Whistleblower Alleges Intimidation From Beshear Administration

A veteran state employee has alleged in a letter delivered to Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway’s office Monday that some government workers were threatened with termination if they did not contribute to Democratic Governor Steve Beshear’s re-election campaign. Rodney Young is a psychologist with the Department of Juvenile Justice and made the accusation in a […]

Courier-Journal Ed Board Slaps Beshear Over Obama Snubgate

The Louisville Courier-Journal concurred with Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams in a weekend editorial, chastising Democratic Governor Steve Beshear for pretending to snub President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Kentucky. Last month, it was revealed the governor did not receive a formal invitation to participate when Mr. Obama visited Fort Campbell. However, Beshear’s […]

Moffett to Head Conservative Think Tank

Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett will be named the new president and CEO of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, a conservative think tank in Kentucky. The Louisville businessman was heavily backed by tea party activists during the campaign and came in second to Republican nominee David Williams in the GOP primary, but […]