Posted 4:17 PM 6/19/2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) University of Louisville communications professor Greg Leichty has announced that he'll seek the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky.
Leichty made the announcement to his 28 Twitter followers on Sunday. He joins two other longshot Democrats Bennie (More)
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Posted 8:23 AM 6/19/2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) A Lexington businesswoman and education advocate has hired consultants in preparation for a race against U.S. Rep. Andy Barr.
Elisabeth Jensen said Wednesday that she has hired people to do polling, media, finance, research and strategy.
The 48-year-old would be (More)
Posted 3:53 PM 6/18/2013
DETROIT (AP) The former chief of Detroit Medical Center doesn't meet residency requirements to run for mayor and his name shouldn't appear on the ballot for the Aug. 6 primary elections, Michigan's Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday
Mike Duggan, considered among the leading candidates to (More)
Posted 1:56 PM 6/18/2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The only Democrat left in Kentucky's congressional delegation says he will run for re-election next year.
U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth sent an email to supporters Tuesday announcing he'll seek a fifth term in 2014.
Yarmuth has represented the Louisville area's 3rd (More)
Posted 1:05 PM 6/17/2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) Gov. Steve Beshear says congressional redistricting completed last year may have to be redone in an upcoming special legislative session.
That's because lawmakers who have been battling over legislative boundaries are looking to exclude federal prisoners from Kentucky's (More)
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Posted 1:11 AM 6/17/2013
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina rode President Barack Obama's coattails in 2008, winning a seat Republicans had held for nearly four decades.
Now Hagan faces a powerful Republican rebound as she seeks a second term in November 2014. Her saving (More)
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