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Entries Tagged as 'Campaign Finance'

Kentucky’s Small Towns Remain In The Dark

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mitch McConnell drew a crowd of about 100 at the Republican Party headquarters here Saturday, a number that will undoubtedly be dwarfed by the crowd to see former President Bill Clinton when he stumps here Tuesday. [Sam Youngman] Predicting the ways in which Obamacare would fail and ruin America has been something of a cottage [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Greg Stumbo · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate

Jessamine Judge Candidate Skips KREF Report

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments

You already know about Jessamine County Republican candidate for Judge-Executive David West’s ahem… shenanigans. No, he had no shot of winning with or without a scandal like that. But things have gotten worse for him. Common sense says West has raised and spent enough money for the general election to require filing a report with [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Spotted

Electioneering Cat Fight Just Got More Slappy

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

A Kentucky law banning election-day campaigning near polling places was struck down Tuesday by a federal judge, who ruled the 300-foot buffer impedes free speech by reaching private homes and yards. [H-L] In a new report laying bare the runarounds and hopelessness distressed student loan borrowers are treated to by lenders and loan servicers, a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Immigration · Iraq · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Spotted

Puppies Dead, Rainbows Gone In U.S. Senate Race

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes declined Wednesday to say whether she will pull a television ad that three left-leaning, pro-immigration reform groups condemned Tuesday as “offensive” and “hurtful.” [Sam Youngman] People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell

Franklin County Sheriff Probably Drank It All

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s been a year since almost 200 bottles of rare 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon went missing. And nobody has seen it since. [H-L] This past September was the warmest since records began in 1880, according to new data released by NASA. [HuffPo] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that a capital campaign started seven [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Law Enforcement · Senate · Stats · UofL

The Poors Don’t Go To College? You Don’t Say

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Even MoveOn.org is hitting Alison over her ridiculous, racist immigration ad. [CLICK THE CLICKY] A federal agency has approved plans for a natural gas pipeline across Todd County, Kentucky, that would mostly serve Clarksville, Tennessee. [H-L] The Democrats talk a good game when it comes to getting rid of the influence of money [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Stats · Youth

That Senate Debate Wasn’t Great For Kentucky

October 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

State GOP Chairman Steve Robertson filed a complaint alleging the Democratic Party abused its nonprofit permit. [H-L] A former director of the National Security Agency says he doesn’t see the need for the U.S. government to prosecute the New York Times reporter who revealed the agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans. [HuffPo] Kentucky’s Republican U.S. senator [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Journalism · KDP · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate

Everybody Cringing In Anticipation Of Awful Debate

October 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters Friday that he voted for Richard Nixon, the only president to resign from office, as he continued to criticize his Democratic opponent for refusing to say if she voted for President Barack Obama. [H-L] Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes on Thursday repeatedly dodged inquiries as to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul

Could Coursey’s Legal Battles Cost Him His Race?

October 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer raised more than half a million dollars during his first three weeks as an announced candidate in the 2015 gubernatorial race. And someone is already doing negative push-polling. [H-L] The discovery of cells in the brain that act as the body’s internal global positioning system, which won three scientists the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Election 2015 · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business · KY-3 · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Definitely Underestimated Comer On The $ Front

October 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Okay. We were wrong. We all underestimated how much cash Jamie Comer could raise. Let’s look at excerpts from his campaign’s latest press release: Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner and candidate for Governor James Comer and his running mate State Senator Chris McDaniel reported raising more than $540,000 in the first 22 days of their campaign, averaging [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Election 2015