The Other McCain

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UPDATE: Beshear Claims Victory in Kentucky; Bevin Refuses to Concede

UPDATE 10:40 p.m. ET: With 100% of precincts reporting: Andy Beshear (Dem) ……. 711,955 …… 49.2% Matthew Bevin (GOP) ….. 707,297 …… 48.8% John Hicks (Lib) …………… 28,307 …….. 2.0% I asked earlier, and there is apparently no runoff provision for elections in Kentucky. WHAS-TV reports the latest: In a hotly contested race for Kentucky […]

The Covington Boys Election

  Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin faces a tough re-election contest today. Bevin is personally unpopular in the Bluegrass State, a problem exacerbated by a falling out with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, and polls indicate a surprising tight race in a state that Trump won by a landslide in 2016. Liberals view Bevin’s problems as […]

Can Nick Sandmann Win? Covington Student Sues the Washington Post

  The Covington Catholic student whose “menacing smirk” became famous last month is suing the Washington Post: Attorneys for Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann filed a lawsuit against the Washington Post on Tuesday, seeking $250 million in compensatory and punitive damages. “The Post wrongfully targeted and bullied Nicholas because he was the white, […]

Crazy People Are Dangerous

  Does this guy look crazy to you? Yeah, it’s obvious. Gregory Allen Bush should have been locked up a long time ago: According to court records, Bush has a history of domestic violence against his parents, his brother and his ex-wife, who is African American. Sheryl Bush married Gregory Bush in 1997, according to […]

God Bless Kentucky

“My daughter comes in and says, ‘Dad, there’s a drone out here flying.’” When your daughter’s sunbathing by your family’s backyard pool and she tells you there’s a drone hovering over her, what are you going to do? Well, if you’re in Bullitt County, Kentucky, you go get your shotgun and blast that dadgum thing […]

Michelle Nunn Pulls a Grimes?

Trouble for Democrats in Georgia: Another Democratic Senate candidate has refused to say whether she voted for President Obama: This time it was Michelle Nunn in Georgia. The same question has tripped up other red-state Democrats on the campaign trail. On two occasions over the past week, Kentucky’s Alison Lundergan Grimes has been panned for […]

Kentucky Democrat Race-Baits McConnell’s Wife; Deletes ‘Asian’ Tweets

Kathy Groob is a Democrat Party stategist in Kentucky, where Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is fighting for re-election against Democrat Alison Grimes. Saturday, in a complete non sequitur, Groob sent out a series of Twitter messages saying that McConnell’s wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, “isn’t from KY, she is Asian.” Groob’s tweets quickly disappeared […]

Can Mitch McConnell Survive?

Sam Youngman of the Daily Beast has a feature-style article about the annual Fancy Farm barbecue in Kentucky that is the traditional kickoff of the campaign season there, focusing on the Senate race between Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell rolled up his sleeves and walked to the podium […]

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