Best Campaigns '14

A GOP wave crashed ashore on Election Day, but members of both parties ran excellent races. Here's Roll Call's look at some of the best, including the campaign of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

A taxpayer dollar is a terrible thing to waste, so notes the annual "Wastebook," compiled by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn. Take a look at some projects funded by the federal government.

Rabbit massages

Ronnie Ellis takes a look at the aftermath of last week's elections.


Campaign pro Neil Oxman talks about his 30 years of making political ads on NPR's  "On Point"

Rand Paul dilemma: His Dad's Record

Daybook

7 January 2015

Noon.: Kentucky General Assembly Part I convenes, Frankfort.

8 December 2014

8:00 a.m.: Legislative Preview, sponsored by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

The Kentucky Gazette

The Commonwealth's Journal

on Public Affairs, Government & Politics

Talk About It

Birthdays

Saturday, Nov. 1 – state Sen. Chris Girdler, 35; Tuesday, Nov. 4 – state Rep. Rocky Adkins, 55, and U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, 67; Saturday, Nov. 8 – state Rep. Bob DeWeese, 80; Monday, Nov. 10 – state Rep. Darryl Owens, 77; Thursday, Nov. 13 – state Rep. Rita Smart, 66; Friday, Nov. 14 – state Rep. Joe Fischer, 60.

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

17-23 November 2014

10:00 am.: Global Entrepreneurship Week, Lexington