Kentucky voters followed pre-election polls, keeping Mitch McConnell in office and elected four Republicans and two Democrats to Congress. Now all of them must tackle the challenges facing the nation and the commonwealth.
U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says he’s confident he’ll win re-election to his post as the chamber’s Minority Leader later this month despite GOP losses in Tuesday’s election. McConnell told reporters in a Wednesday conference call that he expects to have “ovewhelming support” from his Republican colleagues for another term. He also pledged his cooperation for… Continue reading McConnell Confident He'll Be Re-elected Minority Leader
Incumbent Mitch McConnell won against Bruce Lunsford.
Democrats are pulling out all the stops in the race for Mitch McConnell’s long-held Senate seat. Senator Hillary Clinton attended two rallies in Kentucky on challenger Bruce Lunsford’s behalf, in Hazard and in Louisville.
Senator Hilary Clinton will rally supporters for Bruce Lunsford on Saturday.
New York Senator Hillary Clinton will make her first visit to Kentucky since the presidential primary in May.
U. S Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Bruce Lunsford squared off today in Louisville. The Meet the Candidates Forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau was their first debate-style meeting. The candidates were asked questions about national farm policy, health care and energy, but their answers kept coming back to the same theme: experience. As the… Continue reading McConnell and Lunsford Square Off at Kentucky Farm Bureau
More than a century ago, farm families in a small Catholic parish in far western Kentucky began holding a fall harvest picnic. When politicians started showing up and giving stump speeches, attendance grew. Now, as Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh reports, the annual Fancy Farm Picnic draws thousands. Tiny St. Jerome parish in rural Graves… Continue reading Kentucky Politics Front and Center At Fancy Farm
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh U-S Senator Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford squared off Saturday at the 128th Fancy Farm picnic in far western Kentucky. Senator McConnell won the coin toss and opted to go second, which gave Bruce Lunsford, who was making his first appearance on the Fancy Farm stage, his… Continue reading McConnell, Lunsford Trade Barbs At Fancy Farm