Yarmuth: Obama Has Right to Politicize bin Laden Death

For most of the week Republicans have been critical of an attack ad by President Obama’s re-election campaign highlighting the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. But Democratic Congress John Yarmuth believes its proper for the president to politicize the issue. The ad released earlier this month features former President Bill Clinton, who says […]

Daniels Reprimands Romney for Negative Campaigning

In an interview with the Indianapolis Star, Governor Mitch Daniels admonished Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for running a negative campaign during the GOP primary and advised the presumptive nominee against using the tactic in the general election. Earlier this week, Daniels endorsed Romney for president in the race against President Barack Obama. Republican opponents […]

Yarmuth Rips Romney Before Louisville Visit

Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth has harsh words for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who is scheduled to visit Louisville on Thursday for a fundraiser. On a conference call organized by the Democratic National Committee, Yarmuth highlighted a Romney campaign event at a shut down factory in Ohio. The presumptive GOP nominee tried to tie the […]

McConnell Endorses Romney for President

Joining other top Republican officials, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., endorsed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for president on Tuesday, saying the GOP is united behind the presumptive nominee. Earlier this month, McConnell avoided giving Romney the nod because the Kentucky primary was approaching. But with former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum dropping out of […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Campaigning for Dad, Rand Paul Slams Romney, Santorum

Joining his father, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Tx., on the Republican presidential campaign trail, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., ripped Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney as too liberal to defeat President Barack Obama in a general election. The father and son duo are on the trail in Iowa, where Congressman Paul has surged and is […]

Romney Appearing in Kentucky for Fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled to vist in Kentucky on November 17 to attend a fundraiser hosted by an influential businessman who is known as the “face of coal” in the commonwealth. The big-ticket event will be the former governor of Massachusetts’ first stop in the commonwealth during his 2012 bid for the […]

Paul Duo Hit Iowa

Taking a road trip to Iowa, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., joined his father, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Tx., on the presidential campaign trail Wednesday to enliven supporters leading up to the August 13 straw poll. Congressman Paul is making his third attempt at the presidency, but this is the first time his Sen. Paul […]