by Gabe Bullard Libertarian candidate for Congress Ed Martin says he’s not planning on catering to the Tea Party for votes. Martin filed to seek the Third District seat currently held by Democrat John Yarmuth Wednesday. He says his focus on reducing government spending may appeal to Tea Partiers, but he plans on to run… Continue reading Martin Says He Won't Cater To Tea Party, GOP
By Lisa Autry, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky’s Republican nominee for U.S. Senate says he’s not breaking a campaign promise by attending a Washington, D.C. fundraiser Thursday evening. Rand Paul said during the primary campaign he would not accept donations from congressional Republicans who voted for the bank bailout. But he now says circumstances have changed.… Continue reading Paul Defends GOP Fundraiser
By Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, when asked by Frankfort reporters Wednesday if he intends to invite President Obama to campaign with him this fall, said he would welcome the President “if he wants to come.” But Conway, the Democratic nominee for U-S Senate, says the Senate race is not… Continue reading Conway: Obama Visit Welcome "If He Wants To Come"
A Republican Party of Kentucky unity rally in Frankfort Saturday drew several hundred of the party faithful, and a small group of protestors.
Jack Conway wins the Democratic primary against opponent Daniel Mongiardo. In November, he faces Republican Rand Paul in the fight for a U.S. Senate seat.
On Wednesday we’ll be looking back at the campaigns and the primary to talk about who won, who lost and what’s next. For Louisville Metro Mayor in the fall it will be a race between Greg Fischer, Hal Heiner and who knows how many independents. We know incumbent John Yarmuth will face Todd Lally for 3rd District US Congressman. It’s Rand Paul on the Republican side of the US Senate race, and Jack Conway for the Democrats. Join us with your election stories.You can also track the statewide results at this cool site from the Kentucky State Board of Elections. Listen to the Show
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
It’s rare for Kentucky politics to draw international attentlon, but the BBC in London is among news outlets covering the state’s U.S. Senate race. It’s the Republican primary that’s drawing the most attention.
Demonstrations are were held across Kentucky Tuesday to urge Senator Jim Bunning to stop blocking an extension of unemployment benefits. At a rally in Louisville, about 50 demonstrators criticized the senator for his actions.
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… Continue reading Rep. Ron Paul To Raise Funds For Son In Louisville