democrats http://wkms.org en Pew's Latest Look At Voters Finds Many Who Defy Party Labels http://wkms.org/post/pews-latest-look-voters-finds-many-who-defy-party-labels Following up on its <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2014/06/12/321417426/pew-poll-more-americans-are-political-purists">recent report</a> on the ever-widening ideological gulf between Americans, the Pew Research Center <a href="http://www.people-press.org/2014/06/26/the-political-typology-beyond-red-vs-blue/">unveiled its latest sorting</a> of voters into categories based, in part, on the relative strength or weakness of their partisan attachments.<p>Not only that, Pew also has an <a href="http://www.people-press.org/quiz/political-typology/">online quiz</a> of 23 questions th Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:03:42 +0000 Frank James 41623 at http://wkms.org Pew's Latest Look At Voters Finds Many Who Defy Party Labels Democrats Nominate Kay for House Special Election http://wkms.org/post/democrats-nominate-kay-house-special-election <p></p><p>The Democratic candidate is in place for a key special election in Central Kentucky.</p><p>Attorney James Kay of Versailles will run for the Kentucky state House seat being left vacant by Carl Rollins. Rollins is leaving office to work with two state education groups. Kay is the chair of the Woodford County Democratic Party and a legislative aide to Democratic House leadership. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 19:10:56 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31209 at http://wkms.org Democrats Nominate Kay for House Special Election Kentucky State Legislative Races to Watch http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-legislative-races-watch <p><font size="2">Election day is two weeks away, and with only one competitive Congressional race (6th District with Congressman Ben Chandler and Andy Barr) and no statewide races on the ballot, this year's politics will definitely be local.&nbsp;<font size="2"> </font></font> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:47:23 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 23541 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Legislative Races to Watch Democrats Walk Out of Meeting on Insurance Exchange http://wkms.org/post/democrats-walk-out-meeting-insurance-exchange <p>The debate over Kentucky’s health insurance exchange ended with a walkout by Democratic lawmakers yesterday. Democrats were angered over an attempt by Republicans on the joint Health and Welfare committee to declare Governor Steve Beshear's executive order establishing the exchange illegal.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:29:44 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22323 at http://wkms.org Democrats Walk Out of Meeting on Insurance Exchange Afternoon Round-Up 9/16/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-91612 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/09/17/161283651/for-liberian-youth-a-creative-outlet-in-krumping">Krumping</a> is a form of dance that originated in California and — with the help of DVDs and the Internet — has made its way to Dunbar and other kids in the West African nation of Liberia. Founded by freed American slaves, the country embraces all things American. Mon, 17 Sep 2012 21:25:58 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 22198 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 9/16/12 Democratic Super PAC Plans to Influence State House Races http://wkms.org/post/democratic-super-pac-plans-influence-state-house-races <p><font size="2">A Democratic super PAC that was active in last year’'s governor’'s race is taking part in legislative races this fall.&nbsp; The Kentucky Family Values super PAC was started to help Governor Steve Beshear win re-election. The group has now re-formed under new leadership to influence state House races.</font> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:14:08 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22189 at http://wkms.org Democratic Super PAC Plans to Influence State House Races Yarmuth Says Kentucky Delegates Wanted to Show Unified Support for President Obama http://wkms.org/post/yarmuth-says-kentucky-delegates-wanted-show-unified-support-president-obama <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>As the Democratic National Convention wraps up, Kentucky Democrats are trying to present a more unified front for President Barack Obama.</p><p>In this year’s primary, 42 percent of Democrats who cast ballots voted uncommitted rather than for the president. That created a problem for delegates to the party’s national convention, since uncommitted isn’t a candidate. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 20:57:16 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 21801 at http://wkms.org Yarmuth Says Kentucky Delegates Wanted to Show Unified Support for President Obama Yarmuth Says Several Democrats Could Unseat McConnell in 2014 http://wkms.org/post/yarmuth-says-several-democrats-could-unseat-mcconnell-2014 <p>One of Kentucky'’s two Democratic Congressmen believes his party has a good shot at unseating U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014.<br><br> So far, many of the state’'s top Democrats have announced plans to avoid challenging the Senate Minority Leader. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:50:01 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 21336 at http://wkms.org Yarmuth Says Several Democrats Could Unseat McConnell in 2014 Kentucky Gay Marriage Stance May Not Affect State Democrats http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-gay-marriage-stance-may-not-affect-state-democrats <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">The push to add support for gay marriage to the national Democratic platform this year is unlikely to affect elected officials in Kentucky.</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; " /><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; " /><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">Following P Tue, 31 Jul 2012 20:40:34 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 20022 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Gay Marriage Stance May Not Affect State Democrats Kentucky Democrats Focus on the General Assembly http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-democrats-focus-general-assembly <p><font size="2">With no statewide races on the ballot this year, the Kentucky Democratic Party is focusing its efforts on the General Assembly.</font><br /> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 21:26:01 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18442 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Democrats Focus on the General Assembly