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Edelen: Tough primary will make Beshear a better candidate

Adam Edelen says his primary campaign attacks will make his one-time rival Andy Beshear a tougher candidate in his quest to unseat Governor Bevin in the November election.
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Edelen concedes in Democratic primary election

Democrat Adam Edelen's political comeback has come up short as the former state auditor has conceded.

Beshear denounces attack ad during debate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear denounced a short-lived attack against him as "one of the most disgusting ads" in Kentucky political history.

Edelen fundraising boosted by running mate’s loan

A new campaign finance report from Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen shows his running mate contributed another $1 million in loans to boost their campaign.
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Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate

Three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor have taken on the question of which one would be their party's strongest challenger to the state's Republican incumbent.
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Pro-Edelen group launches attack ad against Beshear

A group with ties to Adam Edelen is airing an attack ad on TV against Andy Beshear, the perceived front-runner in the Democratic primary for governor.
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Democratic candidates stake out stances on abortion

Kentucky gubernatorial candidates reached out to voters in a televised debate Tuesday and staked out their abortion-rights credentials.

Jefferson County teachers’ group endorses Edelen

The Jefferson County Teachers Association is backing Adam Edelen's campaign for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Edelen calls for decriminalizing recreational marijuana

Kentucky Democrat Adam Edelen is offering a plan to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

Kentucky group aimed at changing politics dissolves

A Kentucky political organization backed by a pair of big names has dissolved more than two years after being formed as a way to promote new ideas and recruit people to make them work.
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Edelen debuts TV ad in run for Kentucky governor

Democrat Adam Edelen recalls the pain of seeing his father lose his job as he takes to the airwaves to make the case that he should be Kentucky's next governor.

Edelen calls for overhaul of criminal-justice system

Democrat running for governor in Ky wants to make widespread changes
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Tobacco farmer’s son endorses smoking ban in most workplaces

A Democratic candidate for governor in Kentucky and the son of a tobacco farmer has endorsed a statewide smoking ban in most workplaces.
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Edelen files for governor ahead of Tuesday’s deadline

Democrat Adam Edelen has filed to run for governor of Kentucky, promising an issues-based campaign that does not accept money from political action committees.
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Edelen promises ‘modern Kentucky’ in campaign for governor

Kentucky's former state auditor has officially declared his candidacy for governor.

Louisville lawmaker decides against run for governor

A Democratic state lawmaker from Louisville says she has decided against making a run for Kentucky governor this year.
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Edelen files paperwork to raise money for governor’s race

A former Kentucky auditor has filed paperwork to raise money for the 2019 governor's race.

Somerset agrees to drop lawsuit against state auditor

A Kentucky city has agreed to drop its lawsuit challenging the state auditor's authority to do special examinations of cities.
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Auditor finds district used general fund money on activities

State Auditor Adam Edelen has released a report that finds a northeastern Kentucky school district transferred $360,000 to school activity funds over three years with little or no knowledge by the school board.
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State auditor to count untested rape kits

The Kentucky auditor's office says it will count how many sexual assault kits have never been sent to state police labs for DNA testing.

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