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Government
6:32 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Tennessee Primary Results from our Region

Here is a list of unofficial election results from our listening region submitted by county election commissions to the Tennessee Coordinator of Elections:

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It's All Politics
9:03 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Pew's Latest Look At Voters Finds Many Who Defy Party Labels

Some voters are a lot more complicated than is commonly understood, a new Pew Research Center study suggests. In Denver, an election worker collects a mail-in ballot from a voter on Tuesday.
Ed Andrieski AP

Originally published on Thu June 26, 2014 7:04 pm

Following up on its recent report on the ever-widening ideological gulf between Americans, the Pew Research Center unveiled its latest sorting of voters into categories based, in part, on the relative strength or weakness of their partisan attachments.

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Government
2:41 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

National Republican PAC Plans to Get Involved in Kentucky House Races

A Republican group tasked with winning state-level races across the U.S. has its sights set on Kentucky.

The Republican State Leadership Committee is an independent Republican political action committee that has established itself as a major factor in state legislative races.

The group has been involved in Kentucky legislative races off and on for several years. But with House Republicans making a strong push to win Kentucky'’s lower chamber, the committee is once again taking a long look at the Commonwealth.

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Politics
2:56 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Comer Upset Over Abramson's Dismissal of Fancy Farm Picnic

Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson's assertion that the Fancy Farm picnic is no longer a relevant political event has inspired a growing backlash.

In remarks reported by CN2, Abramson dismissed the picnic, saying it's too rowdy. But Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, who emceed this year's event, says when statewide officials skip the picnic, as Abramson did this year, it hurts the church and community that put the event on.

"Fancy Farm just isn’t about politics, it’s a church charity event and it’s a huge economic draw for people in Western Kentucky,” Comer says.

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Politics
11:27 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Calloway Co. GOP center opens

The Calloway County Republicans open their party headquarters tonight in Murray, effectively beginning the GOP's local campaign. State Senate Candidate Stan Humphries and 5th District House Candidate Kenny Imes will be on hand to drum up support for their races. The headquarters is at 800 Chestnut Street. The Calloway County Democratic Party will open their headquarters after Labor Day.

Politics
8:00 am
Sat August 11, 2012

Rand Paul discusses rumors he'll run VP for Romney

Kentucky’s Junior Senator Rand Paul didn’t speak at last weekend’s Fancy Farm Picnic, but it didn’t stop him from making headlines this past week. Paul has been invited to speak at this year’s Republican National Convention he’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’s Kevin Willis.

Afternoon Update
3:24 pm
Thu August 9, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 8/9/12

Many overseas banks are now unwilling to accept any more American customers.

Today on NPR: The U.S. government has been tightening the screws on Americans who hide money in offshore accounts, putting pressure on overseas banks, and joining forces with European and Japanese regulators.

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Politics
11:07 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Conservati​ve Kentucky Think Tank Starts Political Action Committee

Richard Nelson

A new conservative think tank in Kentucky is expanding its political influence outside of its usual lobbying efforts.

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Politics
12:10 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

Kentucky Republican​s Heading to Other States to Help Romney

facebook.com/kygop

Kentucky isn'’t considered a battleground state in this year’'s presidential election, but that'’s not stopping a few Republicans from trying to make a difference this fall.

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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
andybarrforcongress.com

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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