Ben Chandler

Education
12:28 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

New Executive Director KY Humanities Council visits MSU

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Former Kentucky Attorney General and U.S. Representative for the Sixth District of the Commonwealth, Ben Chandler is now Executive Director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. His visit to western Kentucky coincides with Chautauqua performances in Hopkinsville schools and a two-part program at Lake Barkley State Resort Park Friday. We learn more with Kate Lochte.

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Politics
2:39 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Ben Chandler to Lead Kentucky Humanities Council, Doesn't Rule Out Return to Politics

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Former Congressman Ben Chandler will be the new executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council.  

The non-profit group is not affiliated with the state, but works closely with state tourism and arts organizations. It is affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

"Well when I found out that [current director] Virginia Carter was retiring I actually sought out the position because it was a wonderful, unique opportunity for me to do the thing that I love, which is to promote my state, promote the culture, the tradition, the history, the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky," he says.

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Politics
7:57 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Barr to Take Oath in DC

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Republican Andy Barr will be sworn in this afternoon in Washington as Kentucky’s newest U.S. congressman. The Lexington attorney won the November election over Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler in a bitter 6th District race.

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Politics
11:07 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Conway: Kentucky Democrats Suffer No Long-Term Damage After Ben Chandler Loss

Ben Chandler

Democratic Rep. Ben Chandler's defeat in his re-election bid Tuesday  won't  hinder the Kentucky Democratic Party in future years, a party leader said.

But Attorney General Jack Conway also said he’s upset that Kentucky will have only one Democratic congressman for the next two years -- Rep. John Yarmuth in the Third District.

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Politics
11:40 am
Wed June 13, 2012

NRCC Makes Early Ad Buy for Andy Barr

Republican Kentucky Congressional Candidate Andy Barr
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The national group in charge of getting Republicans elected to Congress is investing $400,000 in Kentucky'’s Sixth Congressional District.

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