The two are battling for the US Senate seat currently held by Republican Jim Bunning. Conway told reporters in Frankfort he’s willing to debate Paul on NBC’s Meet the Press and Fox News, plus five or six regionally televised debates.
by Stephanie Crosby Saying ‘it’s time to move forward’, the Mongiardo campaign has reversed its original request for a re-canvass of voting machines used in yesterday’s primary. The Lt. Governor says a re-canvass would ‘delay the healing process’ for his supporters. He lost yesterday’s race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate by about 3,500… Continue reading Mongiardo Camp Reverses Re-Canvass Request
from Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Saying he owes it to his supporters, Kentucky Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo is seeking a re-canvass of votes cast in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for U-S Senate. Attorney General Jack Conway defeated Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo by just over 35-hundred votes in Tuesday’s primary. And with more than 520-thousand votes… Continue reading Mongiardo Seeks Re-Canvass in Senate Race
By Rick Howlett Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson is urging his supporters to rally behind Rand Paul in the general election campaign. Paul, a Bowling Green eye doctor and member of the Tea Party movement, defeated Grayson in the Republican primary for the seat being vacated by Jim Bunning. In his concession speech aired live… Continue reading Grayson Urges Supporters To Back Rand Paul
It’s rare for Kentucky politics to draw international attentlon, but the BBC in London is among news outlets covering the state’s U.S. Senate race. It’s the Republican primary that’s drawing the most attention.
By Rick Howlett A new Courier-Journal/WHAS11 Bluegrass Poll finds Bowling Green opthalmologist Rand Paul maintaining a double-digit lead over Secretary of State Trey Grayson in the Republican primary for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat. In the Democratic race, the poll has Lt. Governor Daniel Mongiardo with a one point lead over Attorney General Jack Conway. The… Continue reading Poll: Paul Leads Grayson; Mongiardo-Conway In Dead Heat
By Rick Howlett Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has gained ground on Lt. Governor Dan Mongiardo in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, according to the latest Courier-Journal/WHAS11 Bluegrass Poll. The poll, conducted by Survey USA, gives Mongiardo a three-point lead over Conway, 35 percent to 32 percent. The margin of error is 3.9 percent.… Continue reading Poll: Mongiardo-Conway Race Tightening
From Lisa Autry, Kentucky Public Radio/WKYU, Bowling Green Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is shrugging off a recording of his Lt. Governor that’s been posted on numerous internet sites. Dan Mongiardo is heard to say on the audio clip that Beshear will be remembered as the state’s “worst” governor, and he goes on to criticize Beshear… Continue reading Beshear Dismisses Mongiardo Tape As "Prankstership"
Republican Trey Grayson is traveling Kentucky today and tomorrow, officially kicking off his campaign for U.S. Senate in 2010. The Secretary of State is set to visit Bowling Green, Paducah and Elizabethtown tomorrow. During a stop today in Lexington, Grayson said it’s a good time to be a republican. “I believe what I believe. And… Continue reading Grayson Begins 2010 Senate Campaign
U.S. Senator Jim Bunning says he won’t seek a third term in 2010, citing a lack of campaign funds. Bunning, in a statement released by his office Monday, said his relatively light campaign warchest is the result of an effort by Senate Republican leaders to dry up his fundraising. It’s a complaint Bunning repeated often… Continue reading Bunning Won't Run In 2010