richie farmer http://weku.fm en Gubernatorial Campaigns Battling for Cash http://weku.fm/post/gubernatorial-campaigns-battling-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 http://weku.fm GOP Claims Unity at Frankfort Rally http://weku.fm/post/gop-claims-unity-frankfort-rally <p>Kentucky Republicans held a post-primary rally at state GOP headquarters in Frankfort Saturday to show a united front for the fall.&nbsp; But&nbsp;despite claims of party unity,&nbsp;it appears the&nbsp;Republicans&nbsp;may&nbsp;have a few chinks in their armor. Mon, 23 May 2011 03:40:11 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 4434 at http://weku.fm GOP Claims Unity at Frankfort Rally Final Week of Campaigning in GOP Primary http://weku.fm/post/final-week-campaigning-gop-primary <p>The primary election is just over a week away.&nbsp; So, expect aggressive campaigning this week by the three Republican candidates for governor.&nbsp; It may begin tonight&rsquo;s during a gubernatorial forum on Kentucky Educational Television.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Political scientist Joe Gershtenson, who teaches at Eastern Kentucky University, says the primary seems to be &lsquo;creeping up under the radar.&rsquo; Mon, 09 May 2011 05:00:59 +0000 Stu Johnson, WEKU 3109 at http://weku.fm Washington Post Says Farmer a "Liability" http://weku.fm/post/washington-post-says-farmer-liability <p>The campaign woes continue for Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, who is featured in a <em>Washington Post</em> story for being a drag on the gubernatorial ticket with state Senate President David Williams, R-Burkseville, in the upcoming Republican primary. Wed, 04 May 2011 18:21:35 +0000 2873 at http://weku.fm