kentucky Republican Party http://wvxu.org en 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