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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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Governor responds to opponent's claim of idolatry

Posted: 11/01/2011 - David Williams criticized the Governor over participating in the ceremony. It was held in Elizabethtown and marked an India-based company's entry into the state, bringing with it 250 jobs.

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Low voter turnout predicted

Updated: 11/01/2011 - As the campaigning comes to an end, state officials are predicting a low voter turnout rate.

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David Williams slams Beshear over Hindu ceremony

Posted: 11/01/2011 - SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial nominee David Williams criticized Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday for participating in a Hindu ceremony that marked an Indian company's entry into Kentucky, bringing with it 250 jobs.

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Romney headed to Kentucky

Posted: 11/01/2011 - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will visit Kentucky in November to raise money for his campaign.

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Reports show Conway with campaign finance edge

Posted: 11/01/2011 - Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway had about 10 times more campaign cash in the bank to spend than his Republican challenger heading into the stretch run of their campaign, according to their finance reports.

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Challengers bash Gov. Steve Beshear on economy

Posted: 10/31/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear faced sharp criticism on economic policies from two challengers Monday night in the final televised debate of the general election campaign.

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Comer begins airing new ads

Posted: 10/28/2011 - Republican James Comer says he's spending more than a half-million dollars on statewide television ads over the remaining days of the campaign for Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner.

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Gubernatorial candidates speak to county leaders

Posted: 10/27/2011 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Independent gubernatorial candidate Gatewood Galbraith is portraying himself as a clear alternative to the incumbent governor and the Republican nominee in next month's election.

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"Joe the Plumber" launches congressional bid

Posted: 10/25/2011 - TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Joe the Plumber is plunging into politics because he thinks it's about time America had a few mechanics, bricklayers and, yes, plumbers in Congress.

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Beshear tops $10M in latest fundraising report

Posted: 10/25/2011 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has topped $10 million in contributions for his re-election campaign, and still has more than enough in the bank to keep TV ads running around the clock through Nov. 8.

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Gubernatorial running mates differ on mining

Posted: 10/24/2011 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Some big names in Kentucky politics who want to be Kentucky's next lieutenant governor took sharply differing stands on the issue of mountaintop removal coal mining while agreeing in a Monday night debate that creating jobs is the top priority in a state where the unemployment rate is hovering near 10 percent.

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P'Pool brings up 'Aqua Buddha' attack in new ad

Updated: 10/21/2011 - The Republican challenger to Attorney General Jack Conway tried to deflect criticism of his record as a county attorney by reminding Kentuckians on Thursday of an infamous attack ad.

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State won't allow parks to sell politician's CDs

Posted: 10/19/2011 - A Southern humorist and political candidate who angered Appalachian residents with jokes they considered offensive won't be allowed to sell CDs in a state park in Kentucky's hill country.

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Appeals court keeps ads off the air

Updated: 10/19/2011 - A Republican political group remained stymied Wednesday in its attempt to get a series of political ads back on Kentucky television stations, two days after a judge ordered them taken off the air.

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Optometrists show generosity in governor's race

Posted: 10/18/2011 - Optometrists have been continuing their generosity to Kentucky politicians, contributing nearly $150,000 to the two main gubernatorial candidates, campaign finance reports show.

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Touring NC, President Obama seeks jobs votes, piece by piece

Posted: 10/17/2011 - FLETCHER, N.C. (AP) - Railing against Republicans, President Barack Obama on Monday pushed for a jobs package that Congress is splintering into pieces, with Senate Democrats planning to start with a plan to help states hire teachers, police and firefighters. In campaign mode on the road, Obama accused Republicans senators of saying no to helping Americans.

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