Steve Beshear News
Kentucky Drivers Stranded on Snowy Interstate Tweet About Their Plight
Many Kentucky drivers spent the snowy evening in their cars, counting down 12 hours or more via Twitter and foraging for food, after two serious accidents on a major interstate. The state police estimated the backup to be 20 miles long. Because of a steep hill that police say is almost impossible
Kentucky Governor Wagers Whiskey, a Lot of It, on NCAA Championship
When the University of Kentucky and University of Connecticut go head to head in tonight’s NCAA title basketball game, it won’t just be a trophy that’s on the line. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy — both Democrats — are following what...
Potential McConnell Challenger to Announce Senate Intentions
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will make an announcement this afternoon about the U.S Senate race in Kentucky, after meeting with supporters. ABC News has learned she will definitively announce whether she will jump in. “Secretary Grimes does intend to discuss the process,...
Dems Lack 'Firepower' to Defeat Sen. McConnell
One of the biggest goals of the year for Democrats has been trying to find a candidate in Kentucky who is willing to run against Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader. But the last man who tried to defeat him has new words of advice...
Capitol Hill's Coming Attractions (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES DEBT BATTLE BREWING: After the House of Representatives passed a budget and a stop-gap measure to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year yesterday, ABC’s John Parkinson notes that Congress is now poised to turn its attention to a...
Bill Clinton Encourages Both Judd and Challenger in Possible Senate Bid
Bill Clinton Counseled Ashley Judd on Senate Race, As Well As Potential Competitor
Republicans Hate on Ashley Judd
Hating on people is an essential part of campaigns. There are groups dedicated to it; our political parties become almost entirely consumed with hating on people every two years. A lot of money goes into it. But when it comes to Ashley Judd, Republicans are...
Ashley Judd Weighs Senate Bid as McConnell Does Harlem Shake
Actress Ashley Judd is “seriously considering” running for Senate, according to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear. Beshear, a Democrat, spoke with Judd on the phone last week about her potential Senate bid which would pit her again Republican rival and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. “I...
PM Note: Rand Paul's 6 Hour (and Counting) Filibuster, Bipartisanship! It's What's for Dinner
Cute – DC Bound Kids Lobby for White House Tour - http://abcn.ws/ZgO2yo Underperforming – DC’s snow storm was a bust. Overperforming – Rand Paul’s Filibusters is At Six Hours and Going Strong – He’s alluded at least three times to Alice in Wonderland, listened to...
Sequester Fallout - The Risk For Republicans (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES EXCLUSIVE — A RARE SEQUESTER MEETING AT THE WHITE HOUSE. A Congressional source tells ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl that the top four Congressional leaders — Boehner, Reid, Pelosi and McConnell — will meet with President ...