Raque Adams Files for State Senate

Former Louisville Metro Councilwoman and current state Rep. Julie Raque, R-Louisville, has filed to run for the state Senate in a newly-drawn district. The seat is currently held by retiring Democratic Sen. Tim Shaughnessy, D-Louisville, but the controversial redistricting map approved by the General Assembly would have moved him out of the area by year’s […]

Anti-Toll Advocate Running for State Senate

Louisville Democrat Shawn Reilly has announced his intention to run for the Kentucky state Senate next year to fill the vacancy left by retiring state Sen. Tim Shaughnessy. The 29-year-old liberal Democrat is a financial adviser who has been involved in several local political groups and campaigns such as the anti-Iraq War movement. But Reilly […]

Shaughnessy Forgoes Re-Election Bid to State Senate

After more than two decades in Frankfort, state Sen. Tim Shaughnessy, D-Louisville, announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to the Kentucky Senate in 2012. Shaughnessy did not indicate why he was retiring, but thanked constituents for allowing him to be a public servant since 1988. “I am grateful to the voters of my […]

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 […]