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Beshear sworn in for second term

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Steve Beshear has been sworn-in for a second term as Kentucky governor in a midnight state Capitol ceremony a little more than one month after overwhelmingly winning re-election.

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End of the line for Cain? Announcement Saturday

Posted: 12/02/2011 - ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - His once-surging presidential campaign all but over, Herman Cain told supporters Friday he would make an announcement Saturday about the future of his Republican White House bid.

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Donald Trump to moderate GOP debate

Posted: 12/02/2011 - Real estate mogul and television personality Donald Trump is set to moderate a Republican presidential debate, his spokesman confirmed to Hotsheet.

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FACT CHECK: GOP field flubs, big and small

Posted: 11/30/2011 - GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Newt Gingrich didn't know when he would take office if he wins the presidency. Rick Perry got the voting age and the date of Election Day wrong. Herman Cain didn't realize the president does not sign amendments to the Constitution.

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Don't slash military budget, GOP contenders say

Posted: 11/22/2011 - WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential hopefuls warned in near unanimity against deep cuts in the nation's defense budget Tuesday night, assailing President Barack Obama in campaign debate but disagreeing over the extent of reductions the Pentagon should absorb to reduce deficits and repair the frail U.S. economy.

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Stumbo prefers special session on redistricting

Posted: 11/15/2011 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - House Speaker Greg Stumbo says he prefers convening a special legislative session this year to redraw Kentucky's legislative boundaries to match population shifts over the past decade.

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GOP candidates: Fix US economy or fail like Europe

Posted: 11/09/2011 - ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - United in agreement for once, Republican presidential rivals warned forcefully Wednesday night the United States could be doomed to the same sort of financial crisis that is afflicting Europe unless federal deficits are drastically cut and the economy somehow revived.

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Hollenbach wins close race for Ky. treasurer

Posted: 11/08/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Incumbent Democrat Todd Hollenbach has been re-elected as Kentucky's treasurer thanks to strong support in his hometown of Louisville.

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Jack Conway wins second term as attorney general

Updated: 11/08/2011 - Democrat Jack Conway has won re-election as Kentucky's attorney general, defeating a Republican prosecutor who tried to turn the race into a referendum on federal issues including the health care overhaul.

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Edelen wins race for Ky. auditor

Updated: 11/08/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democrat Adam Edelen has defeated Republican John T. Kemper III in their race to become Kentucky's next auditor of public accounts - a race that turned into an argument over claims the other had political baggage.

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Comer wins Kentucky ag commissioner race

Updated: 11/08/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Republican James Comer has defeated Democrat Bob Farmer in the race for Kentucky agriculture commissioner.

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Grimes wins secretary of state race

Updated: 11/08/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has defeated Republican Bill Johnson in the race to become Kentucky's new secretary of state.

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Beshear re-elected Ky. governor over 2 challengers

Updated: 11/09/2011 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has been re-elected, becoming the second Democrat to win a U.S. gubernatorial race this year amid lingering economic uncertainty that's already proving worrisome to President Barack Obama's 2012 effort.

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Cain says he won't drop out of GOP race

Posted: 11/08/2011 - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A defiant Herman Cain declared Tuesday he would not drop his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in the face of allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior.

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Woman accuses Cain of bold sexual advance

Posted: 11/07/2011 - NEW YORK (AP) - Leaving little to the imagination, a Chicago-area woman on Monday accused Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain of making a crude sexual advance more than a decade ago when she was seeking his help finding a job.

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Williams, Beshear make final push

Posted: 11/07/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Republican David Williams shrugged off gloomy poll numbers in a fast-paced campaign finale Monday, keeping up his blistering criticism of Gov. Steve Beshear to the end while insisting his own conservative credentials have him poised to pull an upset in Tuesday's election.

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Palin endorses P'Pool

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Former Alaska Gov. and 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is weighing in on Kentucky's race for attorney general.

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Beshear begins final push in Bowling Green

Posted: 11/04/2011 - Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has begun his final push for votes with a fly-around that will take him to cities across the state leading up to Tuesday's general election.

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