Kentucky

Matt Bevin Wins. Barack Obama’s Democratic Party Loses Again.

Erick Erickson, RedState

Matt Bevin won in Kentucky. He won bigger than anyone expected. He owns this win. But it is again worth noting that nationally Democrats keep losing with Barack Obama as President. The public keeps rejecting the President’s party. They did it last night in Kentucky.

Tea Party Elects Its First Governor – Matt Bevin of Kentucky

Don’t believe establishment media stories about the death of the Tea Party movement. The results in yesterday's Kentucky elections demonstrate that when a limited government constitutional conservative like Matt Bevin heads the ticket, and runs as an unabashed conservative, it can lead to a virtual wipeout of the liberal establishment.

Republicans would rather lose than help conservatives

Erick Erickson, RedState

It appears certain Republicans in Washington would rather lose Kentucky than see conservatives win. Multiple people close to the Republican Governors Association (RGA) and close to the Kentucky GOP tell me the RGA has turned its nose up at Kentucky Republican gubernatorial nominee Matt Bevin even though the race is widely considered winnable.

Cruz blasts jailing of Kentucky clerk

Susan Jones, CNS News

“For the first time we're seeing a Christian woman thrown in jail for standing up for her faith. I'll tell you. I stand with Kim Davis, unequivocally. I stand with her and anyone else that the government is trying to persecute for standing up for their faith. This is fundamentally wrong and it's inconsistent with the First Amendment of the Constitution.”

Will You Join Kim Davis On The Cross?

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Luke 9:23

Rand Paul vows to foot bill for switch to caucus in Kentucky

Manu Raju, Politico

Rand Paul, trying to head off a rebellion back home, promised Monday to fully pay for changes to his state’s presidential nominating process that would allow him to seek two different offices in 2016.

Congressman Hal Rogers’ Corrupt (But Legal) Bargain For Amnesty

Congressman Hal Rogers is the main proponent and architect of a bill to fund Obama’s planned amnesty for illegal aliens. The bill will provide money that could pay General Dynamics (whose employees contributed thousands to Rogers' campaigns) perhaps as much as $125 million to print green cards and other documents for the illegal immigrants to whom Obama will give amnesty. Call Hal Rogers at 202-225-4601 and tell him an Omnibus  equals Amnesty. SIGN and SHARE OUR PETITION TO STOP OBAMA'S EXECUTIVE AMNESTY!

Grimes Still Won’t Admit She Voted for Obama

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

On Monday at a debate, Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, who hopes to unseat incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell, once again refused to say whether or not she voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012. That's her story, apparently, and she's sticking to it.

Senate Spoilers: 6 States to Watch for 3rd-Party Candidates

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

As both Dems & Repubs. calculate their odds of a Senate majority, several 3rd party candidates are complicating their math. Popular dissatisfaction with both parties, and bitter campaigns, have helped boost 3rd-party candidates in a number of states into the high single digits.

FreedomWorks to Host Big TeaParty Event in KY

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

Glenn Beck and FreedomWorks Pres. Matt Kibbe are coming to a major Tea Party rally, dubbed FreePAC Kentucky, in Mitch McConnell's back yard of Louisville -- and McConnell primary challenger Matt Bevin is a featured speaker. 

Kentucky Legislature Defunded ObamaCare

David Adamsinky, Red State

The Kentucky General Assembly almost unanimously voted to defund ObamaCare in the Commonwealth as it mandated that no general fund dollars can be spent on the Medicaid expansion or health benefit exchange in the next biennium.

Defund Obamacare Effort Rises in KY

David Adamsinky, Red State

The Kentucky Senate's Appropriations & Revenue committee will make a case for withdrawing state funding for at least the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. ObamaCare suck-up Gov. Beshear will lose it over this.

Shutdown Bill Full of Pork

Associated Press Staff

The bill Congress has approved ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a possible federal default: It's got goodies for some states including CO, OH, and IL and federal agencies like the VA, too.

RPaul Sees Amnesty Bill’s Fatal Flaw

James Mayse, The Messenger-Inquirer

The fact that the Senate's amnesty bill doesn't secure our border first will bring its demise.

Tea Party Challenger for McConnell?

Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller

Kentuckian David Adams is looking for a primary foe for McConnell, but some dispute his claims.