John David Dyche Articles

The Best of Times . . .

The remarkable success of Kentucky’s Republicans.
Jul 27, 2015

In many respects, 2015 represents a high-water mark for Republicans in Kentucky. But the GOP’s Bluegrass State successes bring new challenges.

Fresh off his landslide reelection last year, Mitch McConnell is majority leader and getting rave reviews for making the Senate function again. The state’s junior senator, Rand Paul, has a national following and is a credible candidate for president. No state can boast a more influential pair of senators.

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Governing Kentucky

The Bluegrass State’s other horse race.
May 16, 2011

Kentucky is one of just four states electing governors this year, and the race—pitting Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear against a Republican nominee to be chosen in a primary on May 17—will be colorful and could be close.

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