Kentucky Democratic Party

Nicole Erwin

  Nineteen-year-old Kayla Harrington and 18-year-old Maybry Green of Benton want to inspire others their age to get involved in the political process. The two young women were among 200 Kentucky Democratic members, Thursday night, at the annual Purchase Area Jefferson Jackson Day Dinner. They, along others at the event, want  to learn how to captivate a “resurgence in energy” they see in their party.

via Martin O'Malley's Facebook page

Former Democratic Maryland Governor and Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley says the Democratic Party can make a comeback after last year's election losses so long as the focus is on jobs and wages and not ‘distractions’ from the Trump administration, like alleged ties to Russia or the Paris agreement.

via Kentucky Democratic Party

  The Kentucky Democratic Party has named as its executive director a former national leader in the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Mary Nishimuta worked closely with field staff in Kentucky during last year’s Democratic primary. Sanders and Hillary Clinton were nearly evenly split among the state’s Democratic voters.

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders packed Louisville’s Palace Theater Tuesday night during a campaign-style rally intended to unify and rebuild the Democratic Party after last year’s elections.

Official Photos, via Wikimedia Commons

The chair of the Democratic National Committee said that Republican leaders are fighting against the interests of Kentuckians by trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Official Photos, via Wikimedia Commons

Kentucky Democrats are looking to unite a divided party at the “Come Together and Fight Back Tour” on Tuesday in Louisville. 

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A Kentucky organization that trains Democratic women to run for political office, has selected participants for 2017.

Kentucky Democratic Party, via Facebook

Republicans running for the state legislature registered many wins in Tuesday’s election.  The victories put the GOP in solid control of both houses of the General Assembly.

Roxanne Scott, WFPL

Congressman John Yarmuth has won a sixth term in the House. The Democrat defeated Republican challenger Harold Bratcher and third party candidate Everett Corley.

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Republicans are intent on holding onto a legislative district in south Louisville where a state lawmaker switched political parties to join ranks with Gov. Matt Bevin last year.

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