Charles Hatchett http://wkms.org en 25-Year-Old Democrat Seeks First District Congressional Seat http://wkms.org/post/25-year-old-democrat-seeks-first-district-congressional-seat <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A 25-year-old Democrat from Murray wants the chance to unseat Kentucky’s 10-term Republican Congressman Ed Whitfield in the first district. Wesley </span>Bolin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a senior history major at Murray State, he is also employed by the university as a library assistant.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:23:38 +0000 Chad Lampe 38209 at http://wkms.org 25-Year-Old Democrat Seeks First District Congressional Seat Whitfield vs Hatchett for Congressional Seat http://wkms.org/post/whitfield-vs-hatchett-congressional-seat <p>Benton Kentucky’s Charles Hatchett ran against Ed Whitfield in 2010 for Kentucky’s 1<sup>st</sup> District seat in the House of Representatives. After only receiving 29 percent of the vote in that contest, he’s challenging the Congressman again, believing that the district needs a blue-collar representative to voice the concerns of the people. But, beating an incumbent isn’t easy—especially one that has held a Congressional seat since 1994. Casey Northcutt explores the difficulties Hatchett and other challengers like him face in political races.</p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 18:37:07 +0000 Casey Northcutt 22418 at http://wkms.org Whitfield vs Hatchett for Congressional Seat the morning cram [Texas Tea (party) edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-texas-tea-party-edition <p>I suppose everything is bigger in Texas if one kid there can change a whole in election in Kentucky.</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> a 21-year-old college student from Texas gave half-a-million dollars to a Super-PAC, and now <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/05/22/153342541/how-a-college-kid-may-have-helped-pick-a-congressman">Thomas Massie</a>&nbsp;will likely represent Kentucky&#39;s 4th Congressional District.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 14:21:53 +0000 Gary Pitts 18091 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [Texas Tea (party) edition] Hatchett wins 1st district primary, 2010 rematch in the works http://wkms.org/post/hatchett-wins-1st-district-primary-2010-rematch-works <p>It will be a re-match of the Kentucky&rsquo;s 2010 1<sup>st</sup> District Congressional Race this fall. Marshall County Real-estate broker Charles Hatchett will face long-time republican incumbent Ed Whitfield.</p><p> Wed, 23 May 2012 02:15:51 +0000 Chad Lampe 18086 at http://wkms.org Hatchett wins 1st district primary, 2010 rematch in the works