Category Archives: Senate Race ’08

Lunchbox: Hanging Mr. Hope

$2.28: The price for a gallon of gas at my pit stop. Tanking the American economy is one way to lower gas prices. Grand(iose) jury: A Marshall County grand jury will decide — probably late next week — whether criminal charges are warranted in Recorder-gate, the faux controversy sparked when a GOP operative stashed an […]

And now, for something more entertaining

Both Bruce Lunsford and the DSCC are upping the ante with new ads that crib the classic McConnell style of attack advertising: Lighthearted, weird, funny, but biting. Bread and circuses. Also included is one of the original “Hounds” ads McConnell ran in 1984 against Dee Huddleston. Here ya go.  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_1tQ2_Hr_s[/youtube][youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC8QSGvRDLE[/youtube][youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K4KOhlZR9s[/youtube]

Lunchbox: Reliable narrator wanted

Debates are so 2006: If the gods of electoral justice had their way, we’d all be gathering around the heater tonight watching Mitch McConnell and Bruce Lunsford duke it out on KET. Of course, McConnell pulled out of that one for a previously scheduled campaign event, ostensibly at least, which now just so happens to be […]

St. Onge complaint

Here is the complaint Richard St. Onge III filed against Bruce Lunsford for allegedly “stealing” a digital recorder and erasing its contents. God, I love dirty politics. Happy weekending!  stongecomplaint

Lunsford within 3 points

The latest SurveyUSA poll shows Democratic Senatorial candidate Bruce Lunsford in a statistical tie with U.S. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican. Six weeks until Election Day, McConnell leads Lunsford 49% to 46 %. From LEX 18: Six in 10 voters tell SurveyUSA they are focused on the economy, ahead of all other issues. […]

U.S. Chamber of Commerce caught in a lie

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has been called out by Bruce Lunsford’s campaign for engaging in what they’re calling a “deceptive and false statewide advertising campaign.” Last week, the group began airing attack ads against the Democratic senatorial candidate, saying he was opposed to offshore drilling and citing editorial passages from the Paducah Sun newspaper […]

AFL-CIO, Lunsford to canvass Metro L’Ville

Joined by Democratic senatorial candidate Bruce Lunsford, volunteers from the KY AFL-CIO plan to canvass Metro Louisville on the day Sen. John McCain officially accepts the Republican nomination for President. On Thurs., Sept 4, 50 union volunteers will go door-to-door in what will be nationwide effort to “educate working people on Sen. John McCain’s record,” […]

AFL-CIO, Lunsford to canvass Metro L’Ville

Joined by Democratic senatorial candidate Bruce Lunsford, volunteers from the KY AFL-CIO plan to canvass Metro Louisville on the day Sen. John McCain officially accepts the Republican nomination for President. On Thurs., Sept 4, 50 union volunteers will go door-to-door in what will be nationwide effort to “educate working people on Sen. John McCain’s record,” […]