Politics

Politics
11:45 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Overruled: Gov. Says Kentucky Will Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Order

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear
Bill Greenblatt UPI/Landov

Originally published on Wed March 5, 2014 9:54 am

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says his state will hire outside counsel to appeal a federal judge's order to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages.

The governor's announcement follows word from the state's attorney general, Jack Conway, that his office will not pursue such an appeal.

Both men are Democrats.

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Politics
1:41 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Election 2012

WNKU has partnered with the Associated Press to bring you this one-stop election destination. You’ll get a daily race rundown, read bios of presidential candidates, discover where they stand on the issues, learn how much money they’ve raised, and see how their campaign ads stand up to fact-checkers.   There's an even one of those cool interactive electoral vote maps that allows you to create different scenarios just like the pundits. (Sorry.  It's not touch screen.)

Enjoy!

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Politics
9:39 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Interactive Electoral Vote Map

Use this interactive map to learn about more about each state and their voting history and create hypothetical electoral scenarios for the presidential candidates.

Politics
4:42 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Election 2012

WNKU has partnered with the Associated Press to bring you this one-stop election destination. You’ll get a daily race rundown, read bios of presidential candidates, discover where they stand on the issues, learn how much money they’ve raised, follow the delegate count, and see how their campaign ads stand up to fact-checkers. You’ll also get local election stories, real-time primary results, and county by county vote counts on election night.

Politics
4:03 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

AP Race Rundown

Here you'll find the most up-to-date election news.

Politics
4:01 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Campaign Ad Watch

Don't just watch the ads.  Study them side by side.  Learn who's paying for them and get the facts.

Politics
3:55 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Candidate Tracker

Get the latest news on the candidates as they head into the home stretch.

Politics
3:50 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Campaign Finance

See who's raising what and how the money is being spent.  There's all kinds of interesting information to be found in this fascinating web module.

Support Public Broadcasting
10:21 am
Fri May 18, 2012

New Threats to Public Broadcasting

A new threat to public broadcasting has surfaced.  Congressman Doug Lamborn of Colorado is circulating a letter in the House of Representatives asking that the federal government eliminate funding for public broadcasting.  In addition, Congressman Lamborn has introduced legislation, H.R. 68, to cut all funding for public broadcasting.

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