US Sen. Mitch McConnell

COMMENTARY

The double irony of Kentucky election reform

BY: - January 19, 2024

I believe that former state Sen. Charles Booker, the progressive who sought to challenge Mitch McConnell in 2020, fell short in his quest for the Democratic nomination due to progressive election reforms. And while those changes have been scaled back dramatically, I believe that conservative efforts to eliminate the remnants of those policies would hurt […]

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Thanks to McConnell, Trump and himself, Cameron looks strong

BY: - May 19, 2023

Daniel Cameron’s thumping victory in Tuesday’s hard-fought Republican primary makes him a stronger-than-forecast challenger to Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear — not just because he won big, but because of how he got there. Cameron led in polls from the start, thanks to his name recognition as Kentucky’s attorney general and his national-level status as the […]

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Daniel Cameron needs to focus on Kentucky’s challenges, not cultural attacks

BY: - May 18, 2023

Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s resounding victory in the Republican primary for Kentucky governor is an historic milestone. As the first Black person to be nominated for the office by either party, he has a chance to become the first Black Republican governor from any state. The win also factors in analyses of the clout and […]