Senate http://wkyufm.org en McConnell Wants Akin to Quit Missouri Senate Race http://wkyufm.org/post/mcconnell-wants-akin-quit-missouri-senate-race <p>The highest ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate is calling on his party's candidate to abandon his Missouri campaign. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell joins a growing number of Republicans who regard Rep. Todd Akin's chances to win the race seriously diminished following recent comments on abortion. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:37:35 +0000 Kevin Willis 17804 at http://wkyufm.org Corker Wins GOP Primary in Tennessee, Has Big War Chest Heading Into Fall http://wkyufm.org/post/corker-wins-gop-primary-tennessee-has-big-war-chest-heading-fall <p itemprop="articleBody">Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has fended off four challengers in a Republican primary to win his party&#39;s nomination for a second term. The former Chattanooga mayor faced a much easier time in his re-election bid than he did when he ran in 2006. Then he had a tough primary against two former congressmen and narrowly defeated former Democratic U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. in an even-more bruising general election campaign. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 00:37:52 +0000 Associated Press 16675 at http://wkyufm.org Corker Wins GOP Primary in Tennessee, Has Big War Chest Heading Into Fall Two Major Bills Die in Frankfort http://wkyufm.org/post/two-major-bills-die-frankfort <p>Kentucky&nbsp;Governor Steve Beshear&#39;s expanded gambling&nbsp;amendment has failed in the state Senate. The measure would&nbsp;have allowed for a public&nbsp;vote on whether&nbsp;to legalize casinos. It fell seven votes short of the 23 it needed to&nbsp;move to the House, largely due&nbsp;to fractures in the Democratic caucus.</p><p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 13:44:55 +0000 8007 at http://wkyufm.org Two Major Bills Die in Frankfort