Democrats in the Indiana House say they want action on a Republican-led redistricting plan delayed so they can continue studying the proposal. GOP lawmakers, who control the legislature, released their proposal for new districts for the state’s congressional and legislative districts this week and scheduled a committee hearing on the plan for Wednesday. The districts… Continue reading Indiana Democrats Hope to Delay Redistricting Plan
Yarmuth says he’s been pleased with new Republican Speaker John Boehner’s nods to bipartisanship, but he’s not sure whether that will pan out over the next two years. While Yarmuth has his concerns about GOP’s plans for the upcoming session, he says the party may have difficulty reigning in newly-elected representatives.
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… Continue reading Primary Senate Race Fires Up Democrats
by Gabe Bullard Of the eight Democrats running for mayor of Louisville, three of them either hold or have previously run for public office. They are: Metro Councilmen David Tandy and Jim King and businessman and former U.S. Senate candidate Greg Fischer. In the first of two reports on the Democratic mayoral primary, WFPL’s Gabe… Continue reading Next Louisville: The Democratic Mayoral Primary, Part One
Democratic mayoral candidate Shannon White has released a three-point plan for improving Louisville’s economy.
Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Dan Mongiardo and Attorney General Jack Conway clashed occasionally at a forum featuring Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate held at the University of Louisville Thursday.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell talked about partisan politics during an address to the Louisville Downtown Rotary Club Thursday.
It could be a record turnout for candidate filings for Kentucky’s 2010 primaries.
The Louisville Metro Council’s Democratic Caucus will name a new director soon.
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.