kentucky politics http://weku.fm en Primary Election Preview on Eastern Standard http://weku.fm/post/primary-election-preview-eastern-standard <p>While the 2014 mid-term election is a half a year away, Kentucky voters will go to the polls this month for a primary election. &nbsp;On this week's show, we'll discuss the May 20 Primary with journalists covering politics in the Commonwealth.</p><p>Among the topics we'll discuss: The competition for the Democratic nomination for the Sixth District U.S. House; &nbsp;the race for the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent and House Minority Leader Mitch McConnell; the Lexington Mayoral Race; and any other races of interest to our listeners.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 21:22:07 +0000 John Hingsbergen 59501 at http://weku.fm Primary Election Preview on Eastern Standard Beshear Claims Growing GOP Support http://weku.fm/post/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 http://weku.fm Beshear Claims Growing GOP Support