Lexington, KY – A week ago today, Americans went to the polls and selected their congressional leaders. In what can only be described as a good year to be a Democrat, that trend did not translate in the two biggest races in the state of Kentucky. We discuss the Mitch McConnell - Bruce Lunsford race today with Al Cross, the Director of UK's Center For Rural Journalism and Community Issues.
Lexington, KY – In the first of a three part series, Al Cross, the Director of UK's Center For Rural Journalism and Community Issues discusses the road ahead for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Bowling Green – Monday marks the 70th anniversary of a brutal Nazi attack carried out against Jewish civilians in Germany. One historian who specializes in the study of Germany says "Crystal Night" should not be forgotten. Dan Modlin speaks with Dr. Jack Thacker from the WKU History Department.
Richmond, KY – Voters in Kentucky performed Tuesday as expected. They returned Republican Mitch McConnell to the US Senate, while backing the GOP's presidential nominee. WEKU's Charles Compton explores their reasons.
Bowling Green, Ky – Coming off an election where Democrats in the General Assembly went largely unscathed, Governor Steve Beshear is pressing ahead with ideas to generate more state revenue. Lisa Autry reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green Representative Jody Richards may have served as House Speaker longer than any Kentuckian in history, but that doesn't mean he'll go unchallenged next session. Greg Stumbo is trying to rally support to unseat Richards. Lisa Autry has this story.
Bowling Green, Ky – President-elect Barack Obama is busy putting together his first cabinet. His chief of staff has reportedly been picked, and names are being floated for the positions of Secretary of State and Treasury. Dan Modlin spoke with WKU Political Sciece Professors Scott Lasley and Joel Turner, who both provided an historical perspective on presidential transitions.
Frankfort, Ky – The national theme may have been "change", but Kentucky voters for the most part cast ballots for the incumbents. John McCain won the state's Presidential race handily, and Senator Mitch McConnell edged out Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford. Lisa Autry has this post-election wrap-up of how the Bluegrass State voted.