WKU Public Radio News Staff
Mon August 20, 2012
Republican National Convention Speaker Schedule Features Paul, Barr
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.
Also scheduled to speak in Tampa next week is Andy Barr, the GOP candidate in Kentucky’s sixth district U.S. House race. In 2010, Barr lost to incumbent Democratic Congressman Ben Chandler by 647 votes.
The Republican National Convention runs next Monday through Thursday.
The Democratic National Convention is being held in Charlotte September 3-6.