Mitt Romney http://wkms.org en The Morning Cram [too close to call edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-too-close-call-edition <p><strong>From NPR: </strong>The <a href="http://media.npr.org/documents/2012/oct/NPROctpoll.pdf" target="_blank">latest and last NPR Battleground Poll</a> for 2012 shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holding the narrowest of leads in the national sample, but trailing President Obama in the dozen states that will decide the election.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:29:45 +0000 Shelly Baskin 23869 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [too close to call edition] NPR Presidential Debate Live Chat http://wkms.org/post/npr-presidential-debate-live-chat <p><em>Please note, this app takes a few moments to load.</em></p><iframe src='http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v5.aspx?Id=65284&ThemeId=7271' width='100%' height='600' frameborder='0'></iframe> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:30:00 +0000 WKMS Staff 23563 at http://wkms.org NPR Presidential Debate Coverage Live Chat http://wkms.org/post/npr-presidential-debate-coverage-live-chat <iframe src='http://embed.scribblelive.com/Embed/v5.aspx?Id=64516&ThemeId=7271' width='100%' height='600' frameborder='0' style='border: 1px solid #000'></iframe> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:30:00 +0000 WKMS Staff 23314 at http://wkms.org Commentary: Open Letter Candidates on Foreign Policy http://wkms.org/post/commentary-open-letter-candidates-foreign-policy <p>We’re gearing up to air special live NPR coverage of the Second Presidential Debate, from Hofstra University in New York, tonight. Commentator and History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy writes an open letter to President Obama and Governor Romney about issues to consider before the debate, centered on U.S. foreign policy.</p><p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 11:40:00 +0000 Brian Clardy & Matt Markgraf 23263 at http://wkms.org Commentary: Open Letter Candidates on Foreign Policy Paul Concerned About Romney’s Electoral Map http://wkms.org/post/paul-concerned-about-romney-s-electoral-map U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is worried that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will not have enough Electoral College votes to beat President Obama this fall.<p>National polls show <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/2012-general-election-romney-vs-obama">the race is a statistical tie</a> in a popular vote with a slim margin of undecided voters, but the winner of the White House is the candidate who captures 270 electoral votes. A review of most interactive <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/how-paul-ryan-impacts-the-electoral-map-or-doesnt/2012/08/13/40c9de8c-e55d-11e1-936a-b801f1abab19_blog.html">maps show Mr. Obama edging out Romney</a> in November by winning key swing states.<p>Paul says there are a handful of states that are evenly divided and Romney will have to win most of them, adding the GOP will have to examine its electoral map strategy in future races.<p>"It’s tougher and tougher for Republicans because we don’t compete very well in the west coast (and) we don’t compete very well New England. Once you give up all those votes then you got to win pretty much the rest of the country," he says. "And that’s one of the messages I’ve had to the national Republican Party. You know what? Those areas where you’re not competing maybe a libertarian Republican would do better in California or New York state."<p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:26:04 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 21746 at http://wkms.org Paul Concerned About Romney’s Electoral Map Rand Paul discusses rumors he'll run VP for Romney http://wkms.org/post/rand-paul-discusses-rumors-hell-run-vp-romney <p>Kentucky&rsquo;s Junior Senator Rand Paul didn&rsquo;t speak at last weekend&rsquo;s Fancy Farm Picnic, but it didn&rsquo;t stop him from making headlines this past week. Paul has been invited to speak at this year&rsquo;s Republican National Convention he&rsquo;s also been rumored to be a potential VP running mate for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Paul sheds some light on those rumors and discusses his selection for the RNC in an interview with Kentucky Public Radio&rsquo;s Kevin Willis.</p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Kevin Willis 20581 at http://wkms.org Rand Paul Says It's Unlikely He Would Serve in A Romney Administration http://wkms.org/post/rand-paul-says-its-unlikely-he-would-serve-romney-administration <p><font size="2">Despite speculation of greater ambitions, U.S. Senator Rand Paul is likely to stay in his current position if Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is elected this fall.</font> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 20:01:02 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 20446 at http://wkms.org Rand Paul Says It's Unlikely He Would Serve in A Romney Administration Romney Rep Will Speak at Fancy Farm Picnic http://wkms.org/post/romney-rep-will-speak-fancy-farm-picnic <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; "><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; ">Update: Picnic emcee and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says, despite claims from Fancy Farm officials, no surrogate has been named. This story has been modified.</em></p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 18:54:19 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 19412 at http://wkms.org Romney Rep Will Speak at Fancy Farm Picnic Kentucky Republican​s Heading to Other States to Help Romney http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-republican-s-heading-other-states-help-romney <p>Kentucky isn&#39;’t considered a battleground state in this year’&#39;s presidential election, but that&#39;’s not stopping a few Republicans from trying to make a difference this fall.<br /> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 17:10:00 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 18741 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Republican​s Heading to Other States to Help Romney McConnell meets with Romney http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-meets-romney <p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., met with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Washington on Wednesday, but sources are keeping the discussion quiet.</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 15:09:59 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 18106 at http://wkms.org McConnell meets with Romney