Daniel Mongiardo http://wfpl.org en Daniel Mongiardo Mulling 2015 Gubernatorial Bid http://wfpl.org/post/daniel-mongiardo-mulling-2015-gubernatorial-bid <p>Former Kentucky Lt. Governor Daniel Mongiardo is considering a run for governor in 2015.</p><p>Mongiardo is among several Democrats—including current Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson, Attorney Jack Conway and former State Auditor Crit Luallen—who are rumored to be running in three years.</p><p>The Hazard, Ky. physician exited public life two years after two failed bids for the U.S. Senate and being dropped by Governor Steve Beshear as his running mate for re-election.</p><p>But as the <em>Lexington Herald-Leader</em>'s Jack Brammer reports, Mongiardo is searching for a entry point back into Frankfort politics.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/11/30/2426987/mongiardo-considers-running-for.html"><em>The Herald-Leader</em></a>:</p><blockquote><p>Mongiardo said Friday he is enjoying his life as an ear, nose and throat surgeon in Hazard with his wife and two children. "Stepping out of politics for a while has given me the perspective of what many people not in politics see," he said. "People are frustrated with the lack of progress and compromise in government."</p><p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 20:53:20 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 2754 at http://wfpl.org Daniel Mongiardo Mulling 2015 Gubernatorial Bid