Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie

Many political pundits are ready to crown U.S. Senator Rand Paul as another Kentucky kingmaker following the Congressional primary victory of Thomas Massie.

Paul endorsed tea party candidate Massie, who won the Fourth Congressional GOP primary yesterday. The endorsement was Paul’s first in his home state since becoming Kentucky’s junior senator in 2010.

And while Massie’s campaign benefited from a Super PAC that spent more than a half million dollars in the primary race, former GOP consultant Les Fugate says Paul deserves some credit too.

“To be able to help someone navigate through a seven person primary and win, when frankly across the state tea party candidates didn’t win, to be able to do that says a lot about the senator and his engagement in the race,” he says. [click to continue…]

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Massie Decisively Wins Fourth Congressional District Primary

by Kenny Colston May 22, 2012

Tea party candidate Thomas Massie has won the GOP nomination in Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District. Massie has the backing of many national tea party groups and of U.S. Senator Rand Paul. The Lewis County Judge-Executive gathered just under half of the vote in a seven person primary, greatly out-distancing his two closest contenders. Massie campaign manager […]

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Super PACs May Give Massie Edge in Fourth District Primary

by Kenny Colston May 20, 2012

The most competitive primary in Kentucky will come to an end Tuesday. Seven Republicans are vying to replace retiring incumbent Geoff Davis in the Fourth Congressional District. County judge-executives Gary Moore and Thomas Massie and state representative Alecia Webb-Edgington are considered the frontrunners. Those three have raised the most money and former GOP operative Les […]

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In Kentucky’s Fourth District, Candidates Make Final Push for Votes

by Kenny Colston May 15, 2012

With one week to go before Kentucky’s primary, the seven GOP candidates vying to replace Congressman Geoff Davis are making their final pitch for votes. Gary Moore, Thomas Massie and Alecia Webb-Edgington are considered the frontrunners, based on endorsements and financial reports. Massie has earned Senator Rand Paul’s endorsement, while Webb-Edgington’s supporters include Davis and […]

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Paul: Massie Will “Make A Difference” in Congress

by admin May 14, 2012

Calling for reinforcements to reduce the debt in Washington, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has cut an ad for Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie in the crowded Republican primary for Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District seat. The decision comes weeks after former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning and Congressman Geoff Davis, who holds the seat but is […]

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Moore Launches First Attack Ad Against Massie In Fourth District Primary

by Kenny Colston May 8, 2012

The first ad attack in the Fourth Congressional District GOP primary has hit the airwaves. Boone County Judge-Executive Gary Moore released the ad district-wide Tuesday. It attacks fellow candidate and Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie for increasing spending in his county budget. The ad goes on to say Moore has helped his county, by lowering unemployment […]

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Gun Rights Groups Make Conflicting Endorsements In Fourth District Primary

by Kenny Colston May 7, 2012

Two competing gun rights organizations have made conflicting endorsements in Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District Republican primary. The National Rifle Association has endorsed Alecia Webb-Edgington, while the less well-known National Association for Gun Rights is backing Thomas Massie. The NRA, in a statement, praised Webb-Edgington’s support of the Second Amendment as a state lawmaker. Webb-Edgington and […]

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Northern Kentucky Super PAC’s First Campaign Piece Draws Criticism

by Kenny Colston May 2, 2012

A campaign mailer from Northern Kentucky Super PAC AmeriGOP is raising the ire of one candidate in the Fourth Congressional District Republican primary. AmeriGOP openly supports Tea Party candidate Thomas Massie. The super PAC‘s first campaign piece is a flyer that attacks the other two frontrunners in the race, Gary Moore and Alecia Webb-Edgington. The […]

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Massie: Rand Paul Needs Backup in Washington

by admin May 1, 2012

Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie is not disappointed that he didn’t receive Sen. Rand Paul’s official endorsement in the crowded Republic primary for Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District race. But the small business owner is making his connection to the Senator well known. The two attended a meeting of the League of Kentucky Property Owners on […]

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National Club For Growth Endorses Massie in Fourth Congressional District Primary

by Kenny Colston May 1, 2012

A national conservative organization has thrown its support behind Thomas Massie in Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District GOP Primary. The Club for Growth announced its endorsement today, saying members believe Massie would best emulate U.S. Senator Rand Paul, one of the organization’s most-loved lawmakers. The club has not announced any plans for further involvement in the […]

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