governor's race en Gubernatorial Campaigns Battling for Cash <p><span class="article-content"><span>With the fall election 20 weeks away, the two major gubernatorial slates in Kentucky are beating the bushes for campaign dollars.&nbsp; So far, Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear and his running mate, Jerry Abramson, are out-raising Republican Senate President David Williams and his running mate Richie Farmer, but both campaigns are&nbsp;loading up&nbsp;for the fall campaign. Mon, 20 Jun 2011 21:10:12 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 6986 at Beshear Claims Growing GOP Support <p><span class="article-content"><span>Gov. Steve Beshear&#39;s campaign says the list of Republicans backing the Kentucky Democrat&#39;s re-election bid this fall is growing.&nbsp;&nbsp;But the man Beshear faces this fall says there are many reasons why some Republicans would be donating to a sitting governor&#39;s re-election campaign. On the day before Kentucky Republicans held their post-primary unity rally at GOP headquarters in Frankfort, Gov. Beshear&#39;s campaign released the names of 70 Republicans backing his re-election bid. Among the names was former lieutenant governor Steve Pence.</span></span> Fri, 27 May 2011 17:50:15 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 4863 at Beshear Claims Growing GOP Support