Republicans en Bluegrass Poll Could Spell Trouble for Future Republicans <p>The Bluegrass Poll, which The Courier-Journal and its partners rolled out just over a week ago, is supposed to give a snapshot of what was going on at the time the poll is taken and isn’t meant to predict what will happen when elections are held months from now. But Stephen Voss, a political science professor at the University of Kentucky, spotted some trends that could suggest problems for Republicans decades from now unless the party rethinks some of its positions. What Voss noticed was that on social issues, voters between the ages of 18 and 34, including many who are just now figuring out where they stand on the political spectrum, were markedly more liberal than older Kentuckians.</p><p></p><p> Sun, 16 Feb 2014 19:37:36 +0000 Joseph Gerth & The Courier-Journal 55703 at Bluegrass Poll Could Spell Trouble for Future Republicans KDP, Williams Launch War of Words <p>A day before the May 17 primary, the Kentucky Democratic Party and Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams are trading barbs in a likely preview of the general election. Williams is the favorite in the race against Louisville businessman Phil Moffett and Jefferson County Clerk Bobbie Holsclaw. Hoping to clip his turnout, the KDP launched a 30-second <a href=";feature=player_embedded">YouTube video</a> slamming the state Senate president for refusing to release his tax returns, suggesting he has something to hide. Mon, 16 May 2011 19:56:52 +0000 3878 at