Primary Senate Race Fires Up Democrats

By Elizabeth Kramer This year’s open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Senator Jim Bunning has Kentucky Democrats brimming with hope that this could be their year to have one of their own on that side of that ruling body for the first time in more than a decade. With the primary election only […]

Indiana's U.S. Senate Primary Could Be Close

Since February, the campaign for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Hoosier Democrat Evan Bayh has not been what most people envisioned. That’s when Bayh stunned political watchers and constituents by announcing he wouldn’t run for reelection. Indiana voters won’t have any Democrats in this primary race since Congressman Brad Ellsworth is the party’s […]

Yarmuth: Bunning "Holding Country Hostage"

By Rick Howlett U.S. Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky continues to draw criticism from Democrats and others for his refusal to support a $10 billion legislative package to fund various programs, including an extension of unemployment benefits. Bunning (pictured) says he’s not opposed to an extension of benefits or other elements of the bill, but wants […]

Rep. Ron Paul To Raise Funds For Son In Louisville

From Lisa Autry, Kentucky Public Radio/WKYU, Bowling Green U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul will get some help from his father this weekend. Texas Congressman and former presidential candidate Ron Paul will headline a fundraiser Saturday in Louisville. Rand Paul, a Bowling Green eye doctor, says this will likely be his father’s only trip to Kentucky […]

Yarmuth: Final Health Bill Unlikely Until Early 2010

Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville predicts that his counterparts in the U.S. Senate will pass their version of a health care overhaul bill before the end of the year. The Third District Democrat says it will probably be early 2010 before the two bills can be reconciled in a conference committee. “I think it will […]