This article appears in the November 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
"From the earliest days of his campaign, even before his Republican primary victory that shook up the Kentucky political establishment, Rand Paul has pledged not to compromise. And that was the message he returned to on Tuesday night as he celebrated a Senate victory over his Democratic opponent,...
Democrat Greg Fischer beat Republican Hal Heiner in the race to replace Jerry Abramson as Louisville's mayor 51 to 49 percent. Heiner conceded to his opponent earlier this evening.
The race to replace Jerry Abramson as Louisville's next mayor is down to the wire:
"Two new polls released Thursday show Republican Rand Paul widening his lead over Democrat Jack Conway in their race for the U.S. Senate." [Bluegrass Politics] "Former President Bill Clinton is expected to be in Louisville Monday night on the eve of the Nov. 2 election to campaign for Kentucky...
"A new CNN/Time Poll released Thursday shows 50 percent of likely voters in Kentucky support Republican nominee Rand Paul while 43 percent back Democratic nominee Jack Conway in their U.S. Senate race." [Bluegrass Politics]
"In a spirited debate on statewide and national television Monday night, Democrat Jack Conway and Republican Rand Paul accused each other of misrepresenting their views on issues ranging from civil rights to a national sales tax in their race for the U.S. Senate." [Bluegrass Politics]
"Less than two months after saying Americans 'got burned,' [on the $787 billion economic stimulus bill, U.S. Senator Mitch] McConnell sent letters to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, quietly seeking support for local projects — which he characterized as important initiatives — to be funded by...
"The three major mayoral candidates turned their attention to Louisville’s west end Thursday night during a forum at Shawnee High School that focused on how to bring equality in development, investment and city services to one of the city’s most historic, and impoverished, areas." [Courier-Journal]
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