Sam Youngman

December 23, 2013

Political Paddock: Matt Bevin strives to get his name to ring a bell with voters

Republican challenger Matt Bevin acknowledges that while Republicans might share his dislike of Sen. Mitch McConnell, they largely have no idea who Bevin is. "I think that's probably true at this point," Bevin said. "More than 51 percent of people who meet me change their minds. That's all I need. I just need to meet enough of them."

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About Sam Youngman

Sam Youngman


An Owensboro native and Western Kentucky University graduate, Sam Youngman covered national politics and presidents before coming home to work for the Herald-Leader and cover Kentucky political developments.