scott jennings http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Republicans Beef Up Campaign Army for U.S. Senate Race; Democrats on Standby http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-republicans-beef-campaign-army-us-senate-race-democrats-standby <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Senator Mitch McConnell's next election is a year and a half away, yet he doesn't have a serious opponent. But this hasn't stopped him from amassing significant money and personnel for his re-election. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Each week, the effort to re-elect McConnell adds new field directors, political staff and fundraisers. </span></p> Mon, 06 May 2013 15:25:10 +0000 Kenny Colston 5270 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Republicans Beef Up Campaign Army for U.S. Senate Race; Democrats on Standby Former Mitch McConnell Aide, Karl Rove Protégé Launches Kentucky Super PAC http://wfpl.org/post/former-mitch-mcconnell-aide-karl-rove-prot-g-launches-kentucky-super-pac <p>A Kentucky-based Republican operative is launching a new super PAC that observers expect will help Senator Mitch McConnell in the 2014 U.S. Senate race.</p><p>GOP strategist Scott Jennings is a former Karl Rove deputy who worked as a campaign aide for McConnell before running Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign in Ohio. He now serves as a chief adviser to Kentuckians For Strong Leadership, which is listed to make unlimited outside expenditures in federal races.</p><p>From <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2013/04/karl-rove-kentucky-super-pac-89639.html">Politico</a>:</p><blockquote><p>"Kentucky’s a battleground, in some ways, to keep conservative leadership in Washington," Jennings told POLITICO Thu, 04 Apr 2013 20:59:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 4836 at http://wfpl.org New Political Action Committee's Aim is for Republicans to Take Kentucky State House http://wfpl.org/post/new-political-action-committees-aim-republicans-take-kentucky-state-house <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With more than a year before the next elections, new political action committee has formed to help Republicans gain control of the Kentucky state House.</span></p><p>The PAC—Pro-Jobs, Pro-Kentucky—was formed earlier this month by Scott Jennings, a longtime Kentucky &nbsp;GOP political operative and Mike Adams, a former counsel for the Republican Governor's Association.</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 4715 at http://wfpl.org New Political Action Committee's Aim is for Republicans to Take Kentucky State House