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Live Blog From Frankfort: 7:00 Hour

by Devin Katayama on November 8, 2011

Democratic supporters are making their way into the Kentucky Convention Center in Frankfort, with the band “The Torque” setting a celebratory mood as counting begins in Eastern Kentucky.

Attorney General Jack Conway was among the first of the Democratic candidates to arrive at the convention center. Conway says he’s confident in today’s vote, but says Democrats must wait for the final poll numbers to celebrate.

He says he’s focused on being the state’s attorney general and tries not to get mixed up in Washington politics. [click to continue…]

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City Faces $6 Million Deficit, Humana CEO to Retire, Palin Endorses P’Pool: Afternoon Review

by Laura Ellis November 4, 2011

In case you started the weekend early, here are some of the stories we’ve covered today that you may have missed.

Louisville Metro Government is facing a $6 million deficit based on early revenue projections. The shortfall exists despite higher receipts in the first three months of the fiscal year.

Humana president Mike McCallister has announced his retirement after 38 years with the company. He will step down within the next 18 months.

And former Alaska Governor and vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has endorsed Republican Todd P’Pool for Kentucky attorney general. The P’Pool campaign has released robocalls in which Palin urges voters to support P’Pool and mispronounces his last name.

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Palin Backs P’Pool for Kentucky Attorney General (AUDIO)

by admin November 4, 2011

Less than a week until Election Day, former Alaska Governor and vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has endorsed Republican Todd P’Pool for Kentucky attorney general. The Hopkins County Attorney is challenging Democratic incumbent Jack Conway and has sought to nationalize the race by promising to challenge federal environmental regulations and President Obama’s health care overhaul. P’Pool […]

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Conway Responds to P’Pool Attack Ad

by admin November 2, 2011

Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway released an ad Wednesday responding to an attack from Republican challenge Todd P’Pool, which alleges the incumbent tried to cover up a drug investigation involving his brother. The 30-second spot features Conway addressing voters about the allegation, which he has vehemently denied for over a year. The attorney general repeats […]

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P’Pool Attacks Conway Over Brother’s Drug Investigation in New Ad

by admin November 1, 2011

In two new television ads, Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool is attacking Democratic incumbent Jack Conway over a one-year-old drug investigation that focused on the attorney general’s brother. The spots claim Conway had a role in the probe and insinuates the attorney general was at the center of a cover-up, but neither go into […]

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Election Day Looms. Who’s Doing What? State of the News [Audio]

by Laura Ellis October 30, 2011

The general election is just over a week away, and the big news this week was that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani came to town to campaign for Attorney General candidate Todd P’Pool, saying the race has national implications for health care and energy policy. Friday on State of the News, we talked […]

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Giuliani Campaigns for P’Pool, Rails Against Obama and Conway

by admin October 26, 2011

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told supporters of Republican Todd P’Pool that Kentucky’s attorney general race has national implications for health care and energy policy. Giuliani visited Louisville on Wednesday to back P’Pool, who is running against Democratic incumbent Jack Conway. The former Republican presidential candidate highlighted key parts of P’Pool’s platform, which […]

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Judge Rejects Conway Request to Join For-Profit College Lawsuit

by admin October 25, 2011

Kentucky cannot join a federal lawsuit against Education Management Corp., the second-largest for-profit college company in the country, a judge ruled Monday. In August, Attorney General Jack Conway announced the commonwealth had filed to intervene in the whistleblower case as part of a larger effort to crackdown on the business practices of for-profit colleges. The […]

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Giuliani Making Louisville Appearance to Campaign for P’Pool

by admin October 20, 2011

The campaign for Republican attorney general candidate Todd P’Pool announced Thursday that former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be in Louisville to back the GOP challenger. Giuliani will join the Hopkins County Attorney at a rally on October 26 that will include supporters and public safety officials. P’Pool says the former Republican presidential […]

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Attorney General Debate Follows Campaign Pattern

by Gabe Bullard October 18, 2011

The first debate between the candidates for Kentucky attorney general repeated many themes of the campaign. Democratic incumbent Jack Conway and Republican challenger Todd P’Pool squared off on KET last night. Conway continued touting his accomplishments as the state’s chief prosecutor fighting cyber crime, child pornography and prescription drug abuse. P’Pool, meanwhile, continued his efforts […]

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