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 [...]
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November 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments
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 [...]
October 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments
We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Two leading political scorekeepers have decided it’s less likely that U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler, D-Versailles, will keep his job after the Nov. 6 election. On Thursday, the Cook Political Report changed its rating [...]
April 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments
Money is the lifeblood of campaigns, according to Gatewood’s campaign manager. So how much will he be able to raise? [Ralph Long] The Tennessee Valley Authority will pay a $10 million penalty and shut down more coal plants in an agreement with the EPA. [H-L] Nine things the rich don’t want you to know about [...]
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