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Will Kentucky Take These Heroin Issues Seriously?

October 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Should Congress change campaign-finance law to require that donors to all political groups be fully and immediately identified? [H-L] Legal changes in the wake of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman’s February death of a drug overdose have dramatically expanded access to a lifesaving drug that can reverse overdoses from prescription painkillers and heroin. [HuffPo] Attorney General [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Wiretapping

Should Jensen Run For Something Statewide?

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

In what has been a marathon race to the bottom, both the campaigns of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes continued to be in fine form this past Friday. [Sam Youngman] A bipartisan duo of Senate heavyweights is set to unveil an unusual bill that would give lawmakers an incentive [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate · Stats · Veterans

No One Thought They’d Endorse Mitch, Right?

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

The Herald-Leader editorial board had to work hard to come up with a creative way to endorse Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes. It’s a shame it couldn’t have been an easier decision. [H-L] The last U.S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on Sunday as they packed up to [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · The Gays · Wasted Money

Senate Race Is Probably Good For Bourbon Sales

October 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race remains a dead heat two weeks before Election Day, with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell regaining the slimmest of leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] As the saying goes, it’s all in the name. Obamacare is no exception. [HuffPo] The Kentucky Democratic Party received [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · KDP · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Robert Felner · RPK

Dems: Stop Trying To Out-Repub The Repubs!

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Candidates in Kentucky’s combative U.S. Senate race are bringing in outside help with two weeks to go as Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will campaign with Bill Clinton on Tuesday and a trio of Republican congressmen will stump for Sen. Mitch McConnell beginning Monday. [H-L] Rand Paul is now making up his on Ebola facts that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Robert Felner · Senate

Do You Have The Ebola Yet, Meemaw? Poppop?

October 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rand Paul took a break from his Lexington weekend to offer some free advice to Kentucky media who sponsored a poll showing U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell trailing Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. [Sam Youngman] Remember when Obamacare was a terrible deal for young adults, and how “young invincibles” didn’t even want health insurance? [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · FEAR! · Gambling · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wiretapping

Will Candy Barr Hang On To His House Seat?

October 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

Members of Congress seldom lose elections, having better name recognition and more money than most challengers. But U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler, D-Versailles, fell two years ago to a young Republican lawyer named Andy Barr. [H-L] For the third time in recent years, the Supreme Court will consider taking away a powerful legal tactic the Obama [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Senate · The Gays

Is Alison Grimes’ Senate Dream Just Dead?

September 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

When it comes to battling the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is President Barack Obama’s “Kentucky candidate.” [Sam Youngman] Monday night marked the beginning of another U.S. war in the Middle East — one with no specified time frame, no estimated price tag, lingering questions about its legality [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats

Rand Paul Forgets Which State He Represents

September 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Candy Barr and Elisabeth Jensen offer vastly different prescriptions for Kentucky’s job woes. [John Cheves] Children hear hate speech and internalize it. [HuffPo] McConnell and Grimes also know their battle is not being waged in a vacuum. What happens outside Kentucky also will determine the political quality of life for the victor. [C-J/AKN] The deadly [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Youth

Poppy Mountain Begins This Week. You Going?

September 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Candy Barr is cleaning up with the big banks. Literally cleaning up. He pushes de-regulation, they shower him with cash. We were gonna say gold but that opened up the door to too many jokes. [H-L] Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States is “at war” with Islamic State militants, marking [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Tourism · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Rumor · Spotted · Takin yer guns!