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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

Connections with Renee Shaw

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.

News of the Week: November 4, 2016

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News of the Week: November 4, 2016

Bill Bryant and a panel of journalists discuss the week's news, including the final polling and campaign events in advance of Tuesday's election. Scheduled guests: Joseph Gerth from the Louisville Courier-Journal; Lisa Gillespie from WFPL Louisville, and Nick Storm from cn|2.

U.S. Senate Candidates

Kentucky Tonight

U.S. Senate Candidates

Bill Goodman hosts a discussion of issues in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race. Scheduled candidates: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Democratic Party; U.S. Senator Rand Paul, Republican Party.

News of the Week: October 28, 2016

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News of the Week: October 28, 2016

Journalists from around the state discuss news of the week with host Bill Bryant, including the latest reports from the fall political campaigns. Scheduled guests: John Cheves from the Lexington Herald-Leader; Ronnie Ellis from CNHI News Service; and Lawrence Smith from WDRB-TV in Louisville.

6th Congressional District U.S. House Election

Kentucky Tonight

6th Congressional District U.S. House Election

Bill Goodman hosts a discussion of issues in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District race. Scheduled candidates: U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, Republican Party; Nancy Jo Kemper, Democratic Party.