The announcement comes amidst heavy speculation that Bayh was plotting a return to the office. He served two terms as Governor of Indiana before running for the Senate in 1998.
Bunning criticized the healthcare overhaul law. He said he believes it’s unconstitutional. He then said the recently-passed financial overhaul package is insufficient.
The recent compromise on the Bush-era tax cuts between the President and congressional Republicans has not received a warm welcome from many Capitol Hill lawmakers, and Third District Congressman John Yarmuth is among them.
Every year, delegates meet to discuss business, receive awards, elect officers and to determine their legislative priorities.
Executive Vice President David Beck says the bureau may revise its stance on certain provisions in the healthcare overhaul law, but the main focus will likely be the upcoming farm bill.
Brown’s speech largely focused on reducing spending and keeping taxes at their current levels. When asked where spending cuts should be made, he declined to specify, and said that could be determined through a thorough review of all government programs.
Polls opened Tuesday morning at 6 am in Louisville, and turnout at many locations has been relatively strong.
Outside of a polling place in the Highlands, voters said they’ve been following the mayor’s race and the Senate race closely, and were eager to vote.
For about 30 minutes, Mr. Clinton discussed what he saw as the perils of Paul’s small government platform. He also spoke against outside groups such as Crossroads GPS that have run ads critical of Conway.
Early voter turnout is down in Kentucky. The drop could affect some high-profile races, if it spills over into Election Day.
Kentucky Republican US Senate candidate Rand Paul says he will keep his commitment to debate Democrat Jack Conway on statewide television Monday night. Paul, a Tea Party favorite, had threatened to pull out of the KET appearance in light of Conway’s much talked about “Aqua Buddha” ad.
The two major-party candidates for U.S. Senate debated at the University of Louisville Sunday night. It was one of the most contentious meetings yet between Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul.