RNC http://wkyufm.org en Observers: Paul's RNC Speech Forceful http://wkyufm.org/post/observers-pauls-rnc-speech-forceful <p>U.S. Senator Rand Paul may not have received a prime time speech slot at&nbsp; this week's Republican National Convention, but he still managed to get attention. Observers like University Louisville political science professor Dewey Clayton say the younger Paul is seen as a potential bridge between the current GOP establishment and they loyal followers of his father, Congressman Ron Paul. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:08:58 +0000 18373 at http://wkyufm.org Observers: Paul's RNC Speech Forceful Kentucky's Senators Give Back-to-Back Speeches at RNC http://wkyufm.org/post/kentuckys-senators-give-back-back-speeches-rnc <p>Kentucky may not be a key state in this fall’s presidential election, but its two senators played a key role in GOP attacks on the president Wednesday night. Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul spoke back to back at the Republican National Convention. Their speeches were a one-two punch against many of President Barack Obama's policies. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:28:06 +0000 18345 at http://wkyufm.org Barr Uses Coal Issues to Contrast President Obama and Mitt Romney http://wkyufm.org/post/barr-uses-coal-issues-contrast-president-obama-and-mitt-romney <p>Republican Congressional candidate Andy Barr focused on coal in his national debut at the Republican National Convention. Barr is running against Congressman Ben Chandler in Kentucky’s Sixth District, which covers much of the central part of the state. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:10:04 +0000 18236 at http://wkyufm.org Revised RNC Schedule Still Gives Kentuckians Speaking Slots http://wkyufm.org/post/revised-rnc-schedule-still-gives-kentuckians-speaking-slots <p><font size="2">The schedule shuffling at this year’s Republican National Convention won’t cost any Kentucky politicians their speaking slots. With the first day’s events canceled due to Tropical Storm (soon to be Hurricane) Isaac, at least two Kentucky speakers were in danger of being knocked off the </font><font size="2">schedule</font> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:34:24 +0000 18156 at http://wkyufm.org Republicans Postpone Beginning of Convention, Impacting Speeches by Paul and Barr http://wkyufm.org/post/republicans-postpone-beginning-convention-impacting-speeches-paul-and-barr <p>Republicans are working to reschedule their convention events and speeches after canceling the first day of the massive rally in Tampa, FL. Party leaders decided the threat of Tropical Storm Isaac was too great to continue with Monday's opening day of the convention. Sun, 26 Aug 2012 18:28:22 +0000 Kevin Willis 18096 at http://wkyufm.org Republican National Convention Speaker Schedule Features Paul, Barr http://wkyufm.org/post/republican-national-convention-speaker-schedule-features-paul-barr <p>Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is scheduled to speak in prime-time on the opening night of next week’s Republican National Convention. A schedule released by the national party shows the Bowling Green Republican will take the stage not long after the 7:45pm start of the evening session next Monday. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:20:22 +0000 Kevin Willis 17764 at http://wkyufm.org Rand Paul to Speak at 2012 Republican National Convention http://wkyufm.org/post/rand-paul-speak-2012-republican-national-convention <p>U.S. Senator Rand Paul will continue to build his national profile with a speech at the Republican National Convention later this month. A speaking slot at a convention is usually a springboard for wider national appeal. Senator Paul is a rumored running mate for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and a potential presidential candidate in 2016. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:24:45 +0000 16930 at http://wkyufm.org