Romney Coming to Louisville for Fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Louisville on Thursday at a fundraiser hosted at the home of Papa John’s founder John Schnatter, several GOP volunteers and officials have confirmed. Invitations asking for various donation levels were sent out earlier this week. This will be the former Massachusetts governor’s second visit to the commonwealth […]

McConnell: Buffett Rule Won’t Create Jobs or Lower Gas Prices

Speaking on the Senate floor Monday, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., once again criticized President Obama’s so-called Buffett Rule and accused the administration of ignoring larger economic problems The White House has been pushing the Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 for the past week as the Senate considers the measure. Named after billionaire […]

Senator Paul’s Wife Comments on Working Moms Firestorm

The wife of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is weighing in on the controversial remarks made by a Democratic strategist that asserted Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life”, which has sparked a furious debate over the role of state-at-home mothers. Appearing on CNN earlier this week, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen criticized Republican […]

McConnell Bypasses Endorsing Romney But Implores GOP to Unite

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., isn’t endorsing Mitt Romney for president, but says the former Massachusetts governor is on his way to winning the nomination and that it’s time for the GOP to focus on the fall campaign. Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” the Republican leader said Romney would be “an excellent […]

Yarmuth: Ryan Budget Plan is ‘Slap in the Face’ to Middle-Class

Calling the spending cuts dramatic and wrongheaded, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., ripped the federal budget proposal submitted by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wi., earlier this week. “The Path to Prosperity” is a fiscal plan that cuts $5 trillion more in spending than President Obama’s budget proposal by making deep cuts to domestic […]

Mitt Romney, Ron Paul Deal Could Include Rand Paul VP

The rumors that Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney may select U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as his running mate were given more credibility by sources from within Congressman Ron Paul’s campaign who claim a deal is taking shape. Reports about a so-called “non-aggression” pact between Romney and Paul’s father, GOP presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron […]

Rand Paul VP Rumors Continue But Face Growing Skepticism

Despite the ongoing Republican presidential primary, rumors about who GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney might select to be his running mate continue to mention U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., as a potential vice presidential candidate. Paul’s father, Congressman Ron Paul, R-Tx., who is also running for president, downplayed the rumors that his son is on Romney’s […]

GOP Still Divided After Super Tuesday; Amazon Takes On Publishing World; Are Republicans Afraid Of Rush Limbaugh?: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: Mitt Romney emerged with the most delegates after yesterday’s Super Tuesday races in 10 states. Eric Cantor, House majority leader, says Romney has a clear path of Tampa, where Republicans will gather for their nominating convention this summer. Rick Santorum‘s supporters tried to elbow Newt Gingrich out of the race in a bid to […]

Romney Energy Policy Would Heavily Back Coal Industry

In an editorial published in the Columbus Dispatch on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney outlined his energy policy that includes a resounding endorsement of the coal industry. Last year, if you recall, the former Massachusetts governor first visited Kentucky for a fundraiser hosted by coal company owner Joe Craft, an influential political player who […]

Ron Paul Downplays Rand Paul VP Rumors

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul rejected a suggestion that GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney would ask his son, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., to serve as his running mate. There has been growing speculation that the Romney and Paul campaigns have been cooperating with a possible offer of the vice presidency to Kentucky’s junior Senator down […]