September 3rd, 2010
07:46 AM ET
12 years ago

CNN 100: Democrats hoping to hold on in Kentucky district

[cnn-photo-caption image= caption =" The CNN 100 takes a look at the top 100 House races, from now until Election Day."]Editor's Note: In the final 100 days before Election Day, CNN has been profiling one race at random each day from among the nation's top 100 House races, which we've dubbed "The CNN 100." Read the full list here. Today's featured district is:

Kentucky 3rd - Rep. John Yarmuth is seeking a third term.
Date of primary: May 18, 2010
Location: Louisville and surrounding suburbs
Days until Election Day: 60

At first glance, a Kentucky congressional district that Republicans recently held for a decade would appear to be a prime potential pickup for the GOP in a year when so many races are breaking the party's way.


Filed under: 2010 • CNN 100
September 3rd, 2010
04:26 AM ET
12 years ago

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Friday, September 3, 2010


The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world.

For the latest political news:

CNN: President mulls new measures to spark economy
After a week mostly focused on Iraq and Mideast diplomacy, it's back to the economy for President Barack Obama, who will deliver remarks Friday on the August unemployment numbers.

CNN: Mideast peace talks stir hope but few illusions
The latest round of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians is starting off much like similar endeavors in the past, but the Obama administration hopes that this time, the outcome will be different.


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