In Tennessee’s U.S. Senate race in November, Democratic candidate Marquita Bradshaw, a black woman who supports Medicare for All and the Green Deal…
I tend to assume that elected officials generally know more about electoral politics than I do. After all, many of them have large teams of campaign…
Charles Booker is well-positioned to launch a campaign sometime early next year to try to defeat incumbent Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul in 2022. His…
I have been working in mainstream journalism my entire adult life, a field that prioritizes neutrality, seeing things from both sides, being unbiased…
I have received a lot of messages from friends/readers asking what I think about what’s happened in Minneapolis, Louisville and across the country over…
I’m looking for people who want to contribute guest posts to the Bluegrass Beat. The bad news is that I can’t pay you -- at least not yet. I’m looking…
Robert LeVertis Bell is a public school teacher here in Louisville (8th grade English) who is running for a seat in the Kentucky House of…
Louisville’s Democratic political class (campaign donors, former and current officials) mobilized behind Craig Greenberg’s mayoral campaign early last…
In the wake of Gov. Andy Beshear mandating that state workers wear masks indoors, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, Treasurer Allison Ball and…
Trent Garrison attended Kentucky State University, where he studied public administration, and then earned a PHD in geoscience from University of…
We have primaries coming up in Kentucky on May 17. (Early voting is May 12-14.) Here are some thoughts on the upcoming races, from the perspective of a…
This has been one of the hardest years of my life and I assume yours as well. But one of the bright spots for me has been trying to grapple with some of…