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The Hall of Fame and Dead Kentucky Lawyers

Don McNay | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Don McNay

It was a session of the Kentucky Bar Association, but it felt like a wake. A reasonably large crowd came to hear about the downbeat topic of attorney suicides. Two years ago, a number of Kentucky attorneys took their own lives.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway Running For Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway will run for governor in 2015. Conway, a Democrat, officially announced his candidacy in a Tuesday statement...

Book Marketing Lessons From "The Last Free Man in America"

Don McNay | Posted 03.05.2012 | Books
Don McNay

I'm mourning the loss, at age 64, of my friend, author and frequent Kentucky political candidate Gatewood Galbraith.

Howard Fineman

This Man Could Teach Obama A Thing Or Two About Reelection

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky is a red state with two Republican senators, a Republican state Senate, and a recent history of voting for GOP presidentia...

Is Anti-Hinduism the GOP's New Silver Bullet?

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

David Williams, Kentucky's GOP nominee for governor, may have finally found the elusive political silver bullet. The State Senate President has hit upon a new campaign theme that might just bring him a stunning, surprise victory: Anti-Hinduism.

Kentucky Candidate Criticizes Governor For Participating In 'Hindu Religious Ceremony'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

Kentucky Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams criticized Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear Tuesday for participating in what Williams called ...

KY Governor's Race Poses Eternal Question: Can a Father-in-Law Love Too Much?

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

The father-in-law at issue is Terry Stephens, a highly successful businessman in rural southern Kentucky. And his son-in-law, Kentucky Senate President and GOP gubernatorial nominee David Williams, is having a very, very bad year.

Why Americans Hate Politics

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

A political firestorm erupted in the tiny rural hamlet of Fancy Farm, Kentucky, last weekend when a scandalous speech delivered by Governor Steve Beshear received universal approbation from political insiders and the capital press corps.

The Opening Round in the Battle to Implement Health Care Reform

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

A recent battle in my home state of Kentucky gives a good preview of how the national battle to implement health care reform is going to go -- kicking and screaming.

KY-Gov: 44% Beshear (D), 35% Williams (R) (PPP 10/30)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/28-30/10; 1021 Likely voters, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP PDF) Kentucky 2011 Governor 44% Beshear (D), 35% Williams (R) ...

Kentucky Governor Hits Rand Paul For His 'Radical Philosophy'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky's Democratic governor criticized Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rand Paul on Monday for comments he made last week der...

It's Time to Teach Children About Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I'm convinced that most of the mistakes made handling money result from lack of information and bad habits formed in childhood.

Hank Paulson, Up To His Old Tricks

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Last year, I wrote that I felt that the American people were being conned. As I watch Paulson testify in front of Congress today, I KNOW we're being conned.