Mitch McConnell http://wvxu.org en An update on the contentious and expensive Kentucky race for U.S. Senate http://wvxu.org/post/update-contentious-and-expensive-kentucky-race-us-senate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:30:10 +0000 Jay Hanselman 29568 at http://wvxu.org An update on the contentious and expensive Kentucky race for U.S. Senate Kentucky's Political Landscape http://wvxu.org/post/kentuckys-political-landscape <p></p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23053 at http://wvxu.org Kentucky's Political Landscape McConnell lectures on Bunning at NKU http://wvxu.org/post/mcconnell-lectures-bunning-nku <p>Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will deliver a lecture on the life and career of his former Senate colleague, Jim Bunning, on Friday at Northern Kentucky University. .</p><p>The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. Friday in the University Center Otto Budig Theater on the NKU campus.</p><p>Bunning, a former congressman and major league pitcher, will be there. It will be the fourth lecture in a series by McConnell on "Prominent Kentuckians in the U.S. Senate."</p><p>Bunning retired from the Senate in 2010; and was replaced by Sen. Rand Paul.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 16:06:21 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 16972 at http://wvxu.org McConnell lectures on Bunning at NKU Sabato's Crystal Ball on Kentucky http://wvxu.org/post/sabatos-crystal-ball-kentucky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Ohio has long been a political bell-weather state, and now Kentucky is in the spotlight, with pundits closely watching the race for Mitch McConnell’s senate seat, and the growing prominence of Kentucky’s junior senator, Tea Party favorite Rand Paul. <a href="http://www.centerforpolitics.org" target="_blank">Political Analyst</a> and Creator of <a href="http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/" target="_blank">Sabato's Crystal Ball</a>, Larry Sabato, discusses Kentucky’s role in national politics.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:30:05 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 16179 at http://wvxu.org Sabato's Crystal Ball on Kentucky Kentucky in the Political Spotlight http://wvxu.org/post/kentucky-political-spotlight <p></p><p>Continuing the conversation about Kentucky’s role on the national political stage from a local perspective, Political Analyst and Author <a href="http://www.authorrickrobinson.com/" target="_blank">Rick Robinson</a> and Former Chair of the <a href="http://kydemocrat.com/" target="_blank">Kentucky Democratic Party</a>, Nathan Smith, join Howard and Jay to discuss Mitch McConnell’s chances in 2014, and what part Rand Paul could play in the 2016 presidential election.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 16188 at http://wvxu.org Kentucky in the Political Spotlight