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Fletcher, Beshear Hammer Ethics Issues In Sunday Debate

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Trailing in recent media polls, Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher lashed out at Democratic challenger Steve Beshear on Sunday, repeating an oft-made claim that electing him would be a step toward legalizing casinos in Kentucky.

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Fletcher Compares Himself To Underdog UK Football Team

Posted: 10/26/2007 - HARTFORD, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Ernie Fletcher is comparing his campaign to the underdog University of Kentucky football team in reacting to a new poll showing him lagging far behind his Democratic opponent.

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Beshear Outpaces Fletcher In October Contributions

Posted: 10/26/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher was headed into the campaign's closing days financially trailing his Democratic challenger Steve Beshear, according to campaign finance reports.

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Candidates Looking For Votes As Election Nears

Posted: 10/25/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democratic challenger Steve Beshear claimed the high ground on issues ranging from abortion to health insurance coverage for children as the two rivals spoke to core supporters during rallies Thursday.

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Fletcher, Beshear Debate With Election Closing In

Posted: 10/21/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and his Democratic opponent Steve Beshear disagreed during a Sunday night debate over whether public universities in Kentucky should be allowed to offer domestic partner benefits to their employees.

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Election Officials Looking For Poll Workers

Posted: 10/13/2007 - Some election officials across the state are still looking for people to work the polls during the November election, according to the secretary of state's office.

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Fletcher, Beshear Talk Ethics, Again

Posted: 10/11/2007 - PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - Two candidates vying for governor took their argument over who is the least ethical to western Kentucky on Thursday for the latest of a series of contentious debates.

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State Employee Settles With Transportation Cabinet

Posted: 10/07/2007 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A state Transportation Cabinet employee who claimed he was transferred to a job more than 80 miles from his home for political reasons has agreed to a settlement with the agency.

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Mountain Warriors Return Home

Updated: 10/05/2007 - Thousands of people filled Rupp Arena Sunday afternoon to welcome home soldiers from the war zone. Most of the National Guard troops were with the First Battalion, 149th Infantry, also known as the Mountain Warriors. We have extended coverage of their emotional homecoming celebration.

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Fletcher, Beshear Wrangle Over Gambling, Other Issues

Posted: 09/27/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democrat Steve Beshear wrangled in a forum Thursday over casino gambling, energy policy and Beshear's role years ago in the incentives that recruited Toyota to Kentucky.

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Fletcher Insists Anti-Casino Theme Can Be A Winning Strategy

Posted: 09/26/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Polls show that Kentuckians want a chance to decide the issue of casino gambling. But Governor Fletcher insists his opposition to casino gambling can be a winning re-election strategy.

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Poll: Kentuckians Split Over McConnell's Support For War

Posted: 09/23/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentuckians are split over whether Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell should support the war in Iraq, but a majority approve of his job performance, according to a new poll.

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Candidates Offer Hints About Legislative Agenda If Elected

Posted: 09/21/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Beshear's favored priorities include expanding preschool and offering health coverage to all Kentucky children. Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher's wish list for a possible second term includes his own health-care and education initiatives.

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Dr. James Dobson Won't Support Thompson's GOP Bid

Posted: 09/20/2007 - DENVER (AP) -- James Dobson, one of the nation's most politically influential evangelical Christians, says he will not support Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson.

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