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  • Sen. Biden stumps in Kentucky (Biden:"I'm going to shove my rosary beads down their throats")

    11/03/2005 6:47:02 AM PST · by Dutchgirl · 224 replies · 5,715+ views
    Lexington Harald ^ | 10/24/05 | AP
    "If I'm the nominee, Republicans will be sorry," said Biden, a Roman Catholic who ran for president in 1988. "The next Republican that tells me I'm not religious I'm going to shove my rosary beads down their throat." Biden said that in most cases, Democrats have themselves to blame for losing in so-called red states such as Kentucky and Ohio. "We have put up too many candidates who can't connect with middle-class Americans," he said. "In the last two (presidential elections), the Democratic Party has lost its base, the middle-class votes. ... And we have played into the hands of...
  • Ex-Gov. {Louie B.} Nunn remembered as Tough, Candid {KY}

    01/31/2004 9:55:08 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 1 replies · 338+ views
    Louisville, KY, Courier-Journal ^ | 01-31-04 | Cross, Al
    <p>C-J file photos Former Gov. Louie B. Nunn rode in his inaugural parade in Frankfort in 1967.</p> <p>From left, Steven, Jennie Lou and Beula Nunn, Louie B. Nunn's son, daughter and wife, respectively, stayed warm during the governor's inauguration in December. The day started chilly and gray, but thousands gathered for the event.</p>
  • Republicans See Chance for Big Inroad {in KY Legislative Races}

    01/28/2004 4:32:51 PM PST · by Theodore R. · 5 replies · 238+ views
    Lexington, KY, Herald-Leader ^ | 01-28-04 | Estep, Bill
    Republicans see chance for big inroad By Bill Estep HERALD-LEADER STAFF WRITER FRANKFORT - Buoyed by winning the governor's race, Republicans have recruited candidates from across the state to try to make gains in the Kentucky House of Representatives this year. Democrats, however, vowed they would hold their wide edge in the House and try to pick up seats in the Senate, where Republicans now lead 22 to 16. Yesterday was the deadline to file for House and Senate seats, bringing the usual last-minute flurry of candidate entries and setting up some races that could be hotly contested. Republicans hope...