Ed Marksberry http://wkms.org en Kentucky Senate Candidate Ed Marksberry Offered Different Stories of Alleged Bribe from Democrats http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-senate-candidate-ed-marksberry-offered-different-stories-alleged-bribe-democrats <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Independent Ed Marksberry and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes are running for U.S. Senate in Kentucky" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201401/-1.png" alt="" /><p>Call it a tale of two Marksberrys.<p>The Democrat-turned-independent candidate for Kentucky’s U.S. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 20:24:57 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 37889 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Senate Candidate Ed Marksberry Offered Different Stories of Alleged Bribe from Democrats Marksberry Drops Democratic Bid For US Senate, Runs As Independent http://wkms.org/post/marksberry-drops-democratic-bid-us-senate-runs-independent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic long-shot Ed </span>Marksberry<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has decided to drop his bid for his party’s nomination and run as an independent for US Senate next year.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Owensboro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> contractor said today he believes Kentucky needs an independent candidate who is not beholden to party leaders. </span>Marksberry<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said his candidacy has been less about winning and more about influencing the political conversation, something he feels he can better achieve as an independent. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:32:16 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 35098 at http://wkms.org Marksberry Drops Democratic Bid For US Senate, Runs As Independent Grimes Officially Kicks Off Campaign in Lexington http://wkms.org/post/grimes-officially-kicks-campaign-lexington <p>Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison&nbsp;Lundergan&nbsp;Grimes officially kicked off her campaign&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;night in Lexington. The state’s top Democrats were on hand to lend their support.</p><p>Governor Steve&nbsp;Beshear&nbsp;was among the virtual who’s who list of Democratic guests drumming up support for the 34-year-old Secretary of State as she officially launched her campaign.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:40:48 +0000 Josh James (KPR) 33574 at http://wkms.org Grimes Officially Kicks Off Campaign in Lexington Marksberry Sues Kentucky Democratic Party, Alleges Favoritism http://wkms.org/post/marksberry-sues-kentucky-democratic-party-alleges-favoritism <p>Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is the presumptive favorite to win next May’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, but <a href="http://wkms.org/post/madison-project-pac-endorses-matt-bevin-senate">like Republican Senator Mitch McConnell</a>, it seems she will face more than a token primary challenge.</p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:18:31 +0000 John Null 33547 at http://wkms.org Marksberry Sues Kentucky Democratic Party, Alleges Favoritism Democrat Ed Marksberry Announces 2014 Senate Bid http://wkms.org/post/democrat-ed-marksberry-announces-2014-senate-bid <img class="asset-image" align="right" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201212/EdMarksberry.jpg" alt="" /><p>Owensboro Democrat Ed Marksberry is running in the 2014 Kentucky race for U.S. Senate.<p>Marksberry is a<a href="http://marksberry2014.com/about-ed/"> building contractor and former congressional candidate</a>, who ran unsuccessfully against Republican Congressman Brett Guthrie two years ago. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 17:35:40 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 25653 at http://wkms.org Democrat Ed Marksberry Announces 2014 Senate Bid