House Democrats http://wfpl.org en Democrats Keep Kentucky House, But Become a 2014 Target http://wfpl.org/post/democrats-keep-kentucky-house-become-2014-target <p></p><p>Kentucky Democrats successfully <a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/republicans-pick-seats-kentucky-house-fall-short-majority">defended their control of the state House</a> -- but they're now stranded on a political island.</p><p>It appears that Republicans will take control of the Arkansas House of Representatives, leaving Kentucky as the only southern state with a Democratic-controlled House.</p><p>And that will make Kentucky House Democrats a big blue target in future years.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 2400 at http://wfpl.org Democrats Keep Kentucky House, But Become a 2014 Target Campaign Ads From 3 Democratic Groups Contested For Inaccuracies http://wfpl.org/post/campaign-ads-3-democratic-groups-contested-inaccuracies <p>The campaign for control of the state House has taken a nasty turn, with radio and TV ads being pulled because of inaccuracies.</p><p>Republicans have successfully knocked radio ads attacking their candidates off the air in the Bardstown and Mayfield areas. And they are working on getting TV ads in Lexington pulled down as well.</p><p>The areas where the ads were pulled are considered hot spots for state legislative races, where either the GOP or Democrats are hoping to win seats.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:33:31 +0000 Kenny Colston 2263 at http://wfpl.org Campaign Ads From 3 Democratic Groups Contested For Inaccuracies In House Races, Democrats Enlist Beshear for TV Ads http://wfpl.org/post/house-races-democrats-enlist-beshear-tv-ads <p>Kentucky House Democrats are enlisting Governor Steve Beshear for electoral help.</p><p>In addition to fundraisers and public appearances with candidates, Governor Steve Beshear is now appearing in TV ads asking for broad support for House Democrats.</p><p>The airs are airing in Central Kentucky, where Democrats hope to win some seats from the GOP.</p><p>“The Republicans are throwing a lot of junk in your mailbox, on your TVs and radios, full of attacks and half-truths," says Beshear in the ads. "They did it to me last year and now they are doing it to my friends."</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:01:35 +0000 Kenny Colston 2136 at http://wfpl.org In House Races, Democrats Enlist Beshear for TV Ads Democratic Super PAC Plans to Influence State House Races http://wfpl.org/post/democratic-super-pac-plans-influence-state-house-races <p></p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 16:54:42 +0000 Kenny Colston 1682 at http://wfpl.org