Legislative Candidates Frustrated With Limbo Status

Several candidates for state legislative office are decrying the partisanship in Frankfort that has put their bids in limbo. The General Assembly approved new district maps last month, but the plans faced legal challenges and were thrown out last week by Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherds’ ruling. That’s caused candidates who are running in the […]

State Lawmaker Shares Conspiratorial Views on 9/11

With the 10th anniversary of September 11 approaching, a Kentucky lawmaker shared more of his controversial and conspiratorial views on the terror attacks with a local publication. Last month, WFPL talked to state Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, about a letter he wrote that compared President Barack Obama to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler over the debt […]

Former Councilman Considering Bid for State Legislature

Almost a year after becoming the first elected Louisville Metro Council member to lose his seat, former Councilman Doug Hawkins is mulling over a second run for the state legislature. Last year, Hawkins lost a razor-thin contest against Councilman David Yates, D-25, in what was a nasty local race for the 25th District seat. It’s […]

Clark Defends Remarks Comparing Obama to Hitler (AUDIO)

Responding to growing denunciation of his controversial remarks, state Senator Perry Clark, D-Louisville, is defending a letter he wrote that compared President Barack Obama to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler for agreeing to the debt ceiling compromise. The outspoken state lawmaker claims he was only calling attention to the need for stronger reforms on Wall Street […]

Senate Democrats Mulling Over Clark Comparing Obama to Hitler

Democratic leaders in the state Senate have discussed the controversial remarks made by Kentucky lawmaker who compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler on a conspiracy theorist website, but caucus leaders won’t say if any action will be taken. Last week, state Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, called for the president to step down or face […]

Democrats React to State Senator’s Call for Obama Resignation

Comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a letter posted to former presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche’s website, state Sen. Perry Clark, D-Louisville, calls for the president to step down over what the Kentucky lawmaker calls the “unconstitutional” debt ceiling legislation. Using official state letterhead, Clark says the recent agreement to raise the debt ceiling […]