Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has spent months fueling speculation that he’ll seek the Republican nomination for President in 2012. He made what may be his boldest statement this week in an interview with Politico. He told the D.C. news outlet that he would have the money and support to win the election, but his wife’s concerns may keep him out of the race.
The poll places Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw and her running mate Bill Vermillion in second place with 10%. Louisville businessman Phil Moffett and his running mate, state Representative Mike Harmon, trail with 9%.
Paul’s budget plan would cut billions from the departments of education, housing and agriculture, among others. It puts him and his Tea Party Caucus at odds with both major parties.
Third District Congressman John Yarmuth calls any full repeal of the law symbolic and unlikely to pass the Senate. But, he hopes the majority keeps trying anyway, because it will lead to a new debate on the legislation.
The GOP was supposed to choose a nominee for the race on Tuesday, but held off on the selection in order to review candidates who submitted their applications at the last minute. The party has until next Tuesday to register a candidate, and will vote on a nominee either later this week or next Monday.
The Jefferson County Republican Party will meet Tuesday evening to choose a candidate for the special election in the 6th Metro Council District. Democrats chose David James last week.
A Republican Party of Kentucky unity rally in Frankfort Saturday drew several hundred of the party faithful, and a small group of protestors.
By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio It’s rare for Kentucky politics to draw international attentlon, but the BBC is among news outlets covering the state’s U.S. Senate race. Last July, after struggling to raise money, U.S. Senator Jim Bunning ended speculation over his bid for a third term by withdrawing from the campaign. His departure… Continue reading Kentucky GOP Senate Race Draws Attention
Now, that the Indiana primary races are over, parties and candidates are starting to focus their attention on November’s general election. A majority of politically experienced Republicans were winners in races where they faced those who were connected to or had support from the Tea Party movement. Now, Republicans are looking to gain seats in… Continue reading Post Primary: Indiana GOP Looking for Gains in November
The leader of the Jefferson County Republican Party has stepped down to pursue private business opportunities.