Crit Luallen http://wfpl.org en Chandler's Presence in Fancy Farm Audience Draws Questions About His Future Plans http://wfpl.org/post/chandlers-presence-fancy-farm-audience-draws-questions-about-his-future-plans <p>While the biggest ticket at every Fancy Farm political picnic is the speaking, the after the picnic chatter revolves around whoever was working the crowd.</p><p>One surprise this year was Congressman Ben Chandler, who&rsquo;s locked into another re-election fight in his Central Kentucky district, miles away from Fancy Farm.</p><p>Kentucky Public Radio caught up with Chandler at the grounds, where he said he was just visiting with friends for the weekend.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:01:01 +0000 Kenny Colston 1217 at http://wfpl.org Chandler's Presence in Fancy Farm Audience Draws Questions About His Future Plans Luallen Says She Won't Run Against McConnell http://wfpl.org/post/luallen-says-she-wont-run-against-mcconnell <p>Former Auditor Crit Luallen says she will not challenge Republican U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014.</p><p>Luallen has long been considered to be among the best-situated Democrats to unseat McConnell. She served two terms as auditor and many political observers credit her with raising the office&#39;s profile during her tenure. Luallen also served in former Governor Paul Patton&#39;s administration for several years.</p><p>But the long-time public servant tells Kentucky Public Radio she will not enter the 2014 race.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:40:52 +0000 Kenny Colston 1041 at http://wfpl.org Luallen Says She Won't Run Against McConnell