NRCC Elevates Barr to ‘Young Guns’ Program

The National Republican Congressional Committee has raised the profile of Kentucky 6th congressional district race by elevating GOP challenger Andy Barr, who is hoping to face Democratic incumbent Ben Chandler again this fall. Despite two other Republicans being in the GOP primary, the NRCC highlighted Barr’s benchmarks as their reason for elevating his candidacy. In […]

NRCC Challenges Chandler to Support Balanced Budget Amendment

Putting political pressure on U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler, D-Ky., the National Republican Congressional Committee is challenging the central Kentucky lawmaker to support a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The new rule would require the federal budget be balanced and that the government cannot spend more than projected receipts and expenditures. The Republican-controlled House […]

NRCC Launches Robo-Call Against Yarmuth (AUDIO)

Going after House Democrats during the congressional recess, the National Republican Congressional Committee launched a robo-call Tuesday targeting U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., criticizing the congressman over the economy and rising cost of living. From the NRCC: “While some are changing the conversation in Washington to one of spending cuts and economic growth, John Yarmuth […]

NRCC Blames Credit Downgrade on Chandler “Spending Spree”

Highlighting the importance of the state’s 6th congressional district in the 2012 election, the National Republican Congressional Committee has launched a series of robo-calls against U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler, D-Ky., telling voters the congressman should get serious about reining in reckless spending. The 30-second calls being sent across central Kentucky blame “Chandler and his fellow […]

Yarmuth Responds to Robo-Calls Attacking Debt Ceiling Vote

Responding to criticisms over the recent debt ceiling vote, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth says Congressional Republicans are playing games with the country’s credit and jeopardizing economic recovery. Last week, the National Republican Congressional Committee launched robo-calls attacking several Democrats, including Yarmuth, for supporting an increase of the federal government’s debt ceiling without attaching spending cuts. […]