decision 2016

Sam Gaskins for Congress, via Facebook

Republican candidate for Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District James Comer has outraised his opponent, Democrat Sam Gaskins, 80-to-1 in terms of net contributions. 

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According to recent postings on the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance website, local state Representatives running for re-election this year are out-fundraising their opponents by a mostly wide margin.

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Republican Senator Rand Paul will be in Paducah Saturday for the McCracken County Republican Party’s Rally at the River.

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Democratic state Rep. Jeff Taylor of Hopkinsville has issued a challenge to Republican opponent Walker Thomas involving Gov. Matt Bevin's cuts to higher education.

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The latest fundraising totals in the race to become the next Representative of Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District show Republican James Comer with a large lead over his Democratic opponent, Sam Gaskins.

This post was updated at 2:38 pm

The lingering chasm between presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her chief primary rival was bridged Tuesday, with Sen. Bernie Sanders teaming up with Clinton at a campaign event, where he formally endorsed Clinton's bid for the White House.

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Update Tuesday Afternoon: Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he's "disgusted" by Trump's comments.  

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk, a Republican up for re-election this fall, says he will not support his party’s presumptive nominee for president, Donald Trump.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, via YouTube

In his attempt to maintain control of the U.S. Senate and send a Republican to the White House this year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is walking an awkward line when talking about presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.

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Kentuckians are casting their votes Tuesday in the commonwealth’s primary election, with state Democrats finally getting their say in the presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Both candidates have made western Kentucky appearances in the last couple days and Calloway County Democratic Party chair David Ramey says the race is much tighter here than he thought it would be six months ago.

Jim Gray for U.S. Senate

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will be in Murray Friday ahead of next Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat currently held by Rand Paul.

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