Both parties have much at stake in state Senate races

09/29/2010 07:32 PM

Over the next several weeks, cn|2 Politics and our daily program, Pure Politics, will place a special emphasis on covering the state Senate races.

Control of the chamber is at stake with 15 of the 19 seats up for election this fall being contested. Of those, as many as a dozen could prove to be at least somewhat competitive. (This summer, cn|2 Politics published an initial outlook of the state Senate races, and we will have an updated version coming soon.)

Here’s an overview piece about what leaders from both parties are saying about the importance of these races:

Pure Politics will feature more analysis of the races and profiles of some of the hottest state Senate races over the next several days.

(Programming note: “Pure Politics” is cn|2′s daily political news program. It airs Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. EST/6 p.m. CST and again at 11:30 p.m./10:30 Central on Channel 2 in all of Insight Communications’ markets — Louisville and surrounding counties, Northern Kentucky, Lexington, Bowling Green, Henderson, Dawson Springs and Providence. We will be airing some segments of the program here on the cn|2 Politics site).

- Ryan Alessi with video produced by Holly Thompson, Don Weber and Chris Bratton


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