Sixth Congressional District Race http://wuky.org en Third Democrat Intends to Challenge Barr For Sixth Congressional Seat http://wuky.org/post/third-democrat-intends-challenge-barr-sixth-congressional-seat <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Another Democrat has announced a run for Congress in Kentucky's 6th District.</span><span class="entry-content">&nbsp; Lexington businessman Joe Palumbo, head of a lumber and building supply company, released a statement Thursday saying he wants to fight partisan gridlock that is holding the country and central Kentucky back.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:53:05 +0000 Associated Press 34696 at http://wuky.org Third Democrat Intends to Challenge Barr For Sixth Congressional Seat Chandler, Barr Making One Final Push For Votes http://wuky.org/post/chandler-barr-making-one-final-push-votes <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Candidates in the 6<sup>th</sup> District Congressional race made a final campaign push throughout central Kentucky today.</p><p></p><p></p><p>A crowd of supporters rallied for incumbent Ben Chandler at the Democratic Party Headquarters in Lexington. Governor Steve Beshear joined Chandler on an afternoon bus tour.</p><p><em>“If we want this country to come out of this recession and begin charging forward again, we gotta have more people like Ben Chandler in Washington D.C.!"</em>, Beshear said.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 20:20:27 +0000 Brenna Angel & Charles Compton-Kentucky Public Radio 23022 at http://wuky.org Chandler, Barr Making One Final Push For Votes Lexington, Louisville Newspapers Endorse Chandler For Congress http://wuky.org/post/lexington-louisville-newspapers-endorse-chandler-congress <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.&nbsp; -- U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler has been endorsed for re-election by the state's two largest daily newspapers.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader weighed in on the race last week, saying Chandler is a better choice than Republican challenger Andy Barr.</span></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:37:02 +0000 Associated Press 22927 at http://wuky.org Lexington, Louisville Newspapers Endorse Chandler For Congress Chandler, Barr Spar Over Economy, Job Creation http://wuky.org/post/chandler-barr-spar-over-economy-job-creation <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky.&nbsp; - - With Kentucky slowly rebounding from recession, Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican challenger Andy Barr sparred Monday over government's role in job creation.&nbsp; </span></p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 02:48:31 +0000 Associated Press 22714 at http://wuky.org Chandler, Barr Spar Over Economy, Job Creation Chandler, Barr Locked In Tight Congressional Race http://wuky.org/post/chandler-barr-locked-tight-congressional-race <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.&nbsp; -- Democratic U.S. Ben Chandler and Republican challenger Andy Barr make their first face-to-face meeting on a TV show Monday after months of name-calling in what ranks as one of Kentucky's most mean-spirited congressional races ever.</span> Sun, 28 Oct 2012 19:04:54 +0000 Associated Press 22653 at http://wuky.org Chandler, Barr Locked In Tight Congressional Race Chandler / Barr Ad War Heating Up http://wuky.org/post/chandler-barr-ad-war-heating <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.&nbsp; -- Lest anyone forget about the fall rematch between Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican Andy Barr, the two kicked off their TV advertising campaigns on Tuesday.</span> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:23:37 +0000 Associated Press 19075 at http://wuky.org Chandler / Barr Ad War Heating Up