Election Results

Chandler says Obama was 'too heavy for us' in rural counties; isn't ready to discuss his future

11/06/2012 11:40 PM

Ben Chandler said Republicans effectively linked him to the president who is unpopular in Kentucky, which ultimately was enough to unseat him. “I thought it was a little bit of a miracle, frankly, that we prevailed two years ago,” he said. “We did think that we were going to be able to do it again, but we weren’t able to. The difference, I think, was that the president was on the ticket.” He said losing Montgomery County clued him in that... Read more 


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