From the Louisville Courier-Journal: Democratic contenders for Kentucky governor grilled during KET debate


The top Democrats seeking their party's nomination for Kentucky governor were put on their heels Monday with specific questions about how to overcome Republican supermajorities in the legislature.

With the primary election a week away, state Rep. Rocky Adkins, Attorney General Andy Beshear and former Auditor Adam Edelen have routinely pounded GOP incumbent Matt Bevin — who is polled as the least popular governor in the country — on the campaign trail. 

But during their third debate before KET's statewide audience, moderator Renee Shaw grilled the contenders on how their plans, such as shaving an estimated $43 billion pension hole, could come to fruition.

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