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DSCC Afraid Or Trying To Make Meemaw Nervous?

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 “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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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate

Maybe The DSCC Should Follow FEC Regulation

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.

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Tags: Campaign Finance · DSCC · Mitch McConnell

Rand Paul May Be Squashed By Chris Christie

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] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · DSCC · Health Care · Immigration · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays · Youth

Rand Paul Still Says Sequestration Is No Big Deal

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 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · Economy · Health Care · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · The Gays · UofL · Wiretapping

Jack Conway Is Suddenly An Education Expert

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. [...]

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Tags: DSCC · Gambling · Jack Conway · KDP · Kentucky Business · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Special Election · Trey Grayson · Wiretapping

Jack Is Still Hung Up On Losing 3 Years Ago

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 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · First Amendment · Flashback · Jack Conway · Senate · Special Election · The Gays · Wiretapping · Youth

Why Kentucky’s Senate Race Is A Big Disaster

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.

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Tags: DSCC · Senate · Spotted

This The Beginning Of Some Mitch McConnell Fun?

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 [...]

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Tags: DSCC · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Honesty Just Won’t Get You Very Far In Paducah

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 [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Ben Chandler · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · FEAR! · Presidential Race

TGIF! 108 Democrats Stood Up To Barack Obama

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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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · DSCC · Election 2011 · Environment · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Labor · Taxes · The Gays