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Andy Barr Wins Election

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) was projected to defeat Democrat Elisabeth Jensen in the state's 6th Congressional District on Tuesday. Barr was first elect...

GOP Candidate Uses Own Baby On Abortion Mailer

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

A Republican congressional candidate in Kentucky has used a picture of his own baby daughter on a abortion-related campaign mailer. Andy Barr, a Ke...

Executive Posed As Miner In Misleading Political Ad

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

A Kentucky Republican running for Congress is taking heat for a misleading campaign ad featuring a coal executive. Heath Lovell appears in the ad f...

Dem Rep. Finally Wins Reelection In Southern Nail-Biter

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler finally won his close re-election race Friday when his Republican challenger conceded 10 days...

Kentucky an Election "Sneak Preview"

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don McNay

As Nate Silver and other election watchers have noted, the Kentucky Sixth Congressional District race between incumbent Democrat Ben Chandler and Rep...

Jason Linkins

Bartering Chicken For Medicine Talk Emerges AGAIN, This Time In Kentucky Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't know what part of "Sue Lowden's candidacy cratered the instant she suggested that chicken-bartering was a sensible option for health-care proc...

Meg Stapleton and the Lies of Sarah Palin

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Palin has left a wide swath of human collateral damage in her wake. Now add the inimitable Meg Stapleton to the list.