Jack Conway

Evansville Courier and Press: Off and running: Jack Conway

WASHINGTON — Democratic Senate candidate Jack Conway insists Kentucky is ready to embrace “a new generation of leadership” and his experience, coupled with the energy of youth, renders him ready to step into the breach.

At 41, Conway is stealthily bringing the “torch has passed to a new generation” thoughts uttered by another young politico — John F. Kennedy — into the Bluegrass State of 2010.

LEX18: Law Enforcement Group Endorses Conway in Senate Race

LOUISVILLE. (AP) – Democratic Senate candidate Jack Conway has picked up an endorsement from a group representing law enforcement officials across Kentucky.

The Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police praised Conway’s performance as the state’s attorney general in announcing its support for the Louisville Democrat on Monday. The state FOP cites Conway’s work to crack down on prescription pill abuse and to remove child pornography from the Internet.

Lexington Herald-Leader: Mongiardo endorses Conway for U.S. Senate

Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo said Wednesday he supports Attorney General Jack Conway, ending weeks of questions about whether Mongiardo would endorse the man who narrowly beat him in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary.

The question now: what does the endorsement mean in Conway’s tough race against Republican nominee Rand Paul?

Observers differed on that question Wednesday.

Associated Press: Paul opposes citizenship for babies of illegals

FRANKFORT, Ky. — U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul is stirring it up again, this time by saying he opposes citizenship for children born in the U.S. to parents who are illegal immigrants.

Paul, who a week ago won the GOP primary, told a Russian TV station in a clip circulating on political Web sites Friday that he wants to block citizenship to those children.

“We’re the only country I know that allows people to come in illegally, have a baby, and then that baby becomes a citizen,” Paul told RT, an English-language station, shortly after his win over GOP establishment candidate Trey Grayson. “And I think that should stop also.”

Lexington Herald-Leader: Conway challenges Paul to release Medicare billing

Rand Paul, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, refused again Monday to say how much money his medical practice gets from the federal Medicare program, despite a call for transparency by his Democratic opponent, Attorney General Jack Conway.

“Why will you not release your practice’s Medicare billing records?” the Conway campaign asked Paul in a news release.

Paul campaign chairman David Adams said the issue is irrelevant.