Mitch McConnell – (R – KY) Senate

Mitch McConnell
 

  McConnell was first elected to the Senate in 1984. That year, he was the only Republican challenger in the country to defeat a Democrat incumbent, and the first Republican to win a statewide race in Kentucky since 1968. McConnell’s landslide victory in 2002 is also one for the record books: On November 5, he won a fourth term with 65 percent of the vote, the largest margin of victory for a Republican in Kentucky history. The previous record was held by the legendary Senator John Sherman Cooper. On June…

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Gov. Steve Beshear (D)

 

  Steven Lynn “Steve” Beshear (born September 21, 1944) is an American politician who is the 61st Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. A Democrat, Beshear previously served in the Kentucky House of Representatives from 1974 to 1979, was the state’s Attorney General from 1980 to 1983, and was the 49th Lieutenant Governor from 1983 to 1987. Learn more about him from Wikipedia

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Paul, Rand (R-KY-1st) 2016 Presidential Candidate

 

 PAUL, Rand, (son of Ronald Ernest Paul), a Senator from Kentucky; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., January 7, 1963; attended Baylor University, 1981-1984; graduated Duke University, M.D., 1988; ophthalmologist; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate for the term ending January 3, 2017. On April 7, 2015 Paul announced his for the Republican nomination in the 2016 Presidential election. During the campaign as rivals made appearances and gave interviews Rand chose to “work the campaign trail quietly. In June 2015 Paul’s poll numbers began declining. Paul announced he was…

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