david williams 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 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 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 GOP To Rally; Legg Seeks Recanvass http://weku.fm/post/gop-rally-legg-seeks-recanvass <p>In the wake of Tuesday&rsquo;s primary election, Kentucky Republicans, including&nbsp;Senate President&nbsp;David Williams,&nbsp;will hold a unity rally Saturday at state GOP headquarters in Frankfort. &nbsp;But&nbsp;the man Williams faces in the fall&nbsp;is already&nbsp;trying to spoil the party. Fri, 20 May 2011 18:56:12 +0000 Tony McVeigh, Kentucky Public Radio 4334 at http://weku.fm GOP To Rally; Legg Seeks Recanvass KDP, Williams Launch War of Words http://weku.fm/post/kdp-williams-launch-war-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="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0GqpKdhK_o&amp;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 http://weku.fm 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