We hear through the grapevine that Harry Reid has been tasked to poo-poo the hemp effort in Kentucky by claiming that Mitch McConnell and Jamie Comer overstepped their bounds on the legal front. That’s despite all kinds of people being involved in the effort in Washington — including John Yarmuth. And in Kentucky, the effort [...]
Entries Tagged as 'DSCC'
July 15th, 2014 · Comments Off
May 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment
First, let’s get the U.S. Senate nonsense out of the way with quotes and shiz… Emily’s List on Alison Grimes: “Alison Lundergan Grimes is Kentucky’s future, and tonight she’s one big step closer to making Mitch McConnell and his 30 years of failure history,” said Stephanie Schriock, President of EMILY’s List. “Mitch McConnell shut down [...]
November 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments
From Sam Youngman: The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) on Saturday blasted out a fundraising plea, calling the results of a poll sponsored by the liberal group MoveOn.org “troubling.” The poll, conducted by Lake Research, showed Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes tied at 37 percent with McConnell. “This is bad: Republicans are rebounding from their post-shutdown [...]
August 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off
We were trolling around on Mother Jones and spotted this fancy political ad that contained no paid-for-by disclaimer: Of course, the Democrats were responsible: Hopefully they’ll remedy the problem? Because we’d hate to see these sort of campaign finance flaps continue.
August 1st, 2013 · 3 Comments
After more than three days of testimony, a Franklin Circuit Court judge said Wednesday that state lawyers still need to explain why they deleted key information from case files of abused kids who died or were critically injured. [H-L] Will this be the next Citizens United? McCutcheon Supreme Court case targets campaign contribution limits. [HuffPo] [...]
July 2nd, 2013 · 2 Comments
Lenny Stoltz resigned Monday night as director of the Bluegrass Area Development District, a week after the group’s executive committee gave him an ultimatum to leave or be fired. Stoltz will receive a severance package of $128,000, which includes about $4,857 for each week of service, $38,362 for accrued vacation time and $22,032 to buy [...]
June 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Yep, you can thank your “new” cable company for that one. Can you imagine if it was a Wildcats game? A test emergency message on Lexington’s WTVQ-TV (Channel 36) interrupted the final moments in Tuesday night’s coverage of the NBA Finals. [H-L] The New York Times leaves industry disclosure out of op-ed celebrating broadband mediocrity. [...]
June 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments
The Pike County coroner said several open alcohol containers were found on scene and he thinks Jessica Hall was lying unconscious in the road before being struck by a vehicle. [H-L] Why are people just now beginning to freak out about this? Hasn’t this been going on for at least a decade? [HuffPo] A well [...]
April 24th, 2013 · Comments Off
Just in case you were wondering why Kentucky’s Senate race is a disaster: That was twatted last night, as Alison Lundergan Grimes’ political future was melting. Yeah.
March 28th, 2013 · Comments Off
Check this out: Democrats are without a Senate candidate in Kentucky following Ashley Judd’s decision to take a pass on challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell, so they are turning to one of the state’s favorite pastimes to draw attention to the race: the Sweet 16 of the NCAA basketball tournament. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is [...]