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Bashing former President Bill Clinton for the Monica Lewinsky scandal isn't a good strategy to use if Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) wants to position himself as a presidential contender in 2016, according to election oracle Karl Rove.
The Kentucky Democratic Party hit back Wednesday at the state's Republican Party, demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) return a $2,500 campaign contribution from former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) over his pardoning of sex offenders and killers.
Former NFL punter Chris Kluwe said Monday that the anonymous league executives bashing college football player Michael Sam for coming out as gay are masking their own intolerance by calling him a "distraction."
The Republican Party of Kentucky on Monday called for Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to return donations from two men accused of sexual misconduct, including famed director Woody Allen.