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News of the Week: September 7, 2018

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News of the Week: September 7, 2018

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest political developments in campaigns for state and federal offices. Scheduled guests: Phillip Bailey, Louisville Courier Journal; Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Michon Lindstrom, Spectrum News.

News of the Week: August 31, 2018

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News of the Week: August 31, 2018

Journalists from around the state discuss the news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest political buzz after Gov. Matt Bevin announced that he would run for re-election and a settlement between Jefferson Co. Public Schools and the Kentucky Dept. of Education to oversee public schools in Louisville. Scheduled guests: Adam Beam, Associated Press; Mandy McLaren, Louisville Courier-Journal; and Lawrence Smith, WDRB in Louisville.

Election Laws and Protecting Voting Rights

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Election Laws and Protecting Voting Rights

Renee Shaw and guests discuss election laws and voting rights. Scheduled guests: Anne Cizmar, Eastern Kentucky University government professor; Joshua A. Douglas, University of Kentucky law professor; Bruce Hicks, University of the Cumberlands history and political science professor; and Paul E. Salamanca, University of Kentucky law professor.

News of the Week: May 25, 2018

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News of the Week: May 25, 2018

Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news, including primary election results from May 22. Scheduled guests: Jack Brammer from the Lexington Herald-Leader; Wes Swietek from the Bowling Green Daily News; and Deborah Yetter from the Louisville Courier-Journal.

2016 Election Speeches

2016 Election Speeches

View speeches from candidates given on Election Night 2016.

The 2016 Election and a New Era in Kentucky Politics

Kentucky Tonight

The 2016 Election and a New Era in Kentucky Politics

Bill Goodman and four political science professors discuss the political ramifications of the 2016 election. Scheduled guests: Anne Cizmar, government professor at Eastern Kentucky University; Scott Lasley, political science professor at Western Kentucky University; Nancy Cade, history and political science professor at the University of Pikeville; and Michael Hail, government professor at Morehead State University.

News of the Week: November 11, 2016

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News of the Week: November 11, 2016

Host Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news, focusing on the results of the Nov. 8 election, which saw the Republican Party make political gains that will enable them to control Kentucky's House of Representatives for the first time since 1921. Guests: Jack Brammer of the Lexington Herald-Leader; Tom Loftus of the Louisville Courier-Journal; and Kevin Wheatley of cn|2.

2016 General Election Coverage: Big Night for GOP

2016 General Election Coverage: Big Night for GOP

It was a historic night for Kentucky Republicans as they gained control of the state House of Representatives. “The Democratic base in eastern Kentucky: I think it’s gone,” said KET political analyst Al Cross. Learn more with KET's recap of election night results.

Political Trends in the 2016 Election: 5 Takeaways

Kentucky Tonight

Political Trends in the 2016 Election: 5 Takeaways

Bill and his guests assess the state of the political landscape in Kentucky and across the nation on the eve of the 2016 election. Scheduled guests: Jonathan Miller, former state treasurer and former chair of the Kentucky Democratic Party; Steve Robertson, former chair of the Republican Party of Kentucky; Colmon Elridge, former executive vice president of the Young Democrats of America; and K.C. Crosbie, national committeewoman for the Republican Party of Kentucky.

Kentucky’s Political Realignment and the 2016 Election

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Kentucky’s Political Realignment and the 2016 Election

Renee and her guests discuss the 2016 election and the possibility of Republicans gaining control of the state House of Representatives. Guests: Iris Wilbur, a Republican political operative who served as political director for Sen. Mitch McConnell's 2014 re-election campaign, and Colmon Elridge, who is active with Young Democrats of America and served as executive assistant and senior adviser to former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear.