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Politics
3:57 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Daley to Decide on 2014 Illinois Governor Bid

The race for Illinois governor is more than a year away, but former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’ll decide in the next week whether he’ll run.

The Chicago Democrat says he is talking with potential contributors to decide whether he’ll challenge Gov. Pat Quinn in the Democratic primary.

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Politics
12:53 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Pros and Cons for Potential 2014 Mitch McConnell Challengers Judd, Grimes and Bevin

Ashley Judd
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Kentuckians have 590 days-plus before the 2014 general election, but already the political chatter is centered on potential challengers to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell—chiefly actress Ashley Judd and her potential candidacy's supposed strengths and weaknesses.

But Judd isn't the only possible candidate.

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Government
10:10 am
Fri August 3, 2012

Governor’s Ambassador Awards

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Nominations are open for Kentucky’s Governor’s Ambassador Awards.  The awards honor government employees who’ve made differences in the lives of others.  Private citizens and government employees can nominate co-workers based on customer service, courage, leadership, community service or volunteerism. A selection committee

Co-chaired by First Lady Jane Beshear and Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer the committee will choose finalists for the awards. The governor will then select winners.

Politics
3:57 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Christie at Lincoln Dinner Tomorrow

Tim Larsen state.nj.us

Kentucky Republicans hear from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tomorrow at the state GOP's annual Lincoln Day Dinner. 

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Government
3:59 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Quinn supports gay marriage

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he’ll work with legislators to allow gay marriage in the state. Quinn helped get civil unions approved in legislature last year and now doesn’t want to wait for the courts to act first. Quinn’s push for what he calls “marriage equality” comes after President Obama endorsed civil unions last week.