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.
Conway won the coin toss and spoke first. He quickly went on the attack, accusing Republican Rand Paul of back-pedaling and waffling on the issues. Paul fired back, accusing Conway of running away from Democrats in Washington when it’s expedient in Kentucky.
In separate locations in Marshall County Friday night, the two Kentuckians running for U.S. Senate were test-driving their Fancy Farm speeches.
It began as a small, annual gathering to celebrate the fall harvest. Pretty soon politicians started showing up, giving stump speeches. Today, the Fancy Farm Picnic in rural Graves County annually draws up to 20,000 people.
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has picked up a key endorsement in the U.S. Senate race. But the endorsement still leaves lingering questions. At issue was Mongiardo’s almost $80,000 campaign debt and whether or not the Conway camp had agreed to help retire the debt. Apparently that issue remains unresolved
For this week’s edition of State of the News we’re going to start with a look at our enivorment (chemicals in the water, anyone?). Next, with less than a month left until JCPS starts back to school, we’ll get an update on reivews, raises and lawsuits. Finally, it’s politicking time again and we’ll hear what happened at the debates this week for the Mayor and Senate races. Join us Friday for this week’s State of the News.
U.S. Senate candidates Rand Paul and Jack Conway traded barbs today in a forum sponsored by the Kentucky Farm Bureau. The two fielded questions on agricultural issues from bureau board members during the two-hour event in Louisville.
It looks like the political season is getting into full swing again. This week we saw debates between the Louisville mayoral candidates on Wednesday and the US Senate candidates on Thursday. In between, we got some news about museum plaza, and unemployment benefits, to name a few things. After we talk about Metro news, we’ll move out into the state and hear about a fraud investigation in Lexington and that darn leaking mustard gas. Join us Friday for State of the News on State of Affairs. Listen to the Show
U.S. Senate candidates Jack Conway and Rand Paul shared a stage Thursday for the first time since the May primary, and each candidate accused the other of being too extreme.
From Chad Lampe, Kentucky Public Radio U.S. Senate candidates Rand Paul and Jack Conway have confirmed they will both attend the annual Fancy Farm Picnic in western Kentucky next month. Fancy Farm Picnic Political Chairman Mark Wilson says he expects stronger attendance this year because of the high-profile race on the November ballot. St. Jerome… Continue reading U.S. Senate Hopefuls To Speak At Fancy Farm