Matt Bevin http://wkms.org en Mitch McConnell's Aid to Mississippi Republican Incumbent Angers Kentucky Tea Party Activists http://wkms.org/post/mitch-mcconnells-aid-mississippi-republican-incumbent-angers-kentucky-tea-party-activists <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Creative Commons" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201301/Gadsden_flag.svg_.png" alt="" /><p>After serving on the Daviess County Republican Party's leadership team for almost three years, Owensboro native Barbara Knott had enough.<p>She resigned on July 10 and the reason was simple; Knott cannot support Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell this fall.<p>"I have resigned from the executive committee of the Republican Party because I will n Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:45:53 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 42254 at http://wkms.org Mitch McConnell's Aid to Mississippi Republican Incumbent Angers Kentucky Tea Party Activists Matt Bevin Mulling Kentucky Governor Bid? http://wkms.org/post/matt-bevin-mulling-kentucky-governor-bid <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Republican Matt Bevin" data-attribution="Credit Alix Mattingly" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/bevin_5.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Republican U.S. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:19:21 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 41500 at http://wkms.org Matt Bevin Mulling Kentucky Governor Bid? Matt Bevin Bypasses Endorsing Mitch McConnell as Kentucky GOP Seeks Unity http://wkms.org/post/matt-bevin-bypasses-endorsing-mitch-mcconnell-kentucky-gop-seeks-unity <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Matt Bevin addresses supporters during a concession speech Tuesday" data-attribution="Credit Alix Mattingly" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201405/bevin_5.jpg" alt="" /><p>Joined by his wife and nine children, Louisville businessman Matt Bevin accepted a 25-point thumping at the hands of Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell in Tuesday's primary.<p>"This was never about winning a single seat," he told supporters. Wed, 21 May 2014 15:35:34 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 40718 at http://wkms.org Matt Bevin Bypasses Endorsing Mitch McConnell as Kentucky GOP Seeks Unity Embattled Bevin Closes Campaign with Bus Tour http://wkms.org/post/embattled-bevin-closes-campaign-bus-tour <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Matt </span>Bevin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will end his primary campaign to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a six-day, 26-county bus tour.</span></p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 19:23:08 +0000 John Null 40528 at http://wkms.org Embattled Bevin Closes Campaign with Bus Tour Once Again Cockfighting Is An Issue in Kentucky Politics http://wkms.org/post/once-again-cockfighting-issue-kentucky-politics <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/-1.jpg" alt="" /><p>For the third time in as many months, leading Kentucky politicians find themselves addressing cockfighting.<p>A new federal case brings questions about the bloodsport to a top state Democratic lawmaker and puts the practice back into conversations about the U.S. Thu, 08 May 2014 13:56:26 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey & Jonathan Meador 40417 at http://wkms.org Once Again Cockfighting Is An Issue in Kentucky Politics Matt Bevin: 'Criminalizing' Kentucky Cockfighting a 'Bad Idea' http://wkms.org/post/matt-bevin-criminalizing-kentucky-cockfighting-bad-idea <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin" data-attribution="Credit Phillip M. Bailey" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201404/Bevin_FreePAC.JPG" alt="" /><p>Republican U.S. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:35:24 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 40136 at http://wkms.org Matt Bevin: 'Criminalizing' Kentucky Cockfighting a 'Bad Idea' A New Low in Latest Senate Ad Featuring Republican Matt Bevin's Children? http://wkms.org/post/new-low-latest-senate-ad-featuring-republican-matt-bevins-children <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="A McConnell campaign Twitter account&#039;s response to Bevin&#039;s kids ad" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201404/Bl2UUJdCIAEEY5t.jpg" alt="" /><p>A new low?<p>The nasty Kentucky U.S. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:21:32 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 40082 at http://wkms.org A New Low in Latest Senate Ad Featuring Republican Matt Bevin's Children? Republican Senate Contender Matt Bevin 'Called of God,' Says Glenn Beck http://wkms.org/post/republican-senate-contender-matt-bevin-called-god-says-glenn-beck <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Glenn Beck" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201403/Glenn_Beck_by_Gage_Skidmore_3.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican Matt </span>Bevin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a Heaven-sent choice for Kentucky voters in the upcoming U.S. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:31:29 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 39736 at http://wkms.org Republican Senate Contender Matt Bevin 'Called of God,' Says Glenn Beck Texas Gov. Rick Perry Urges Flipping the Ky. House at Calloway GOP Dinner http://wkms.org/post/texas-gov-rick-perry-urges-flipping-ky-house-calloway-gop-dinner <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Western Kentucky Republicans gathered at Murray State University’s Curris Center this weekend for the Calloway County GOP’s Lincoln-Reagan Dinner, themed around the prospect of flipping control of the Kentucky House of Representatives to Republican control.</span></p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:15:47 +0000 John Null 39285 at http://wkms.org Texas Gov. Rick Perry Urges Flipping the Ky. House at Calloway GOP Dinner Bevin Says McConnell 'Afraid' to Debate, Accepts KET Invitation http://wkms.org/post/bevin-says-mcconnell-afraid-debate-accepts-ket-invitation <p>With a little more than two months to go until Kentucky's primary election, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Matt Bevin says his opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, refuses to debate him.</p><p>Bevin’s camp announced Monday he has accepted KET's debate invitation&nbsp; for April 21. Bevin says McConnell won’t be there, however, because he doesn’t want to talk about the issues.</p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:01:29 +0000 John Null 39299 at http://wkms.org Bevin Says McConnell 'Afraid' to Debate, Accepts KET Invitation