Monday, May 30, 2005

Cat Fight: 2006 Democrat Primary in 76th

The Kentucky Democratic Party is preparing to unveil a primary opponent for Rep. Ruth Ann Palumbo. She squeaked past John Hampton by 221 votes in her 2004 re-election bid.

Last Year, Rep. Palumbo was named one of Kentucky's Dean's Dozen candidates and was endorsed by DNC Chairman Howard Dean's Dean for America political organization.

"In today's highly competitive environment, we have to cut loose some of our weak links," an insider said.