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Rep. John Yarmuth On Boosting The Middle Class

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s an election year and Democrats need help. So here’s John Yarmuth on the teevee promoting the Democrats’ “plan” to boost the middle class:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · John Yarmuth

John Yarmuth Will Again Win In A Landslide

July 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Fayette County Public Schools should try to help schools that can’t raise as much money as other schools and don’t have as much in their activity funds, board member Doug Barnett said during Monday night’s school board meeting. [H-L] When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, he admitted that he had “experimented with marijuana,” [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Journalism · KY-3 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth

Marijuana Could Be Kentucky’s Economic Savior

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul isn’t going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups. But with only about 60 people gathering to hear Paul’s highly anticipated speech to the National Urban League on Friday morning, it sure felt that way. [H-L] The House of Representatives voted Friday [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky. The bipartisan panel acknowledged the separate inquiries in terse statements that said nothing about why the lawmakers were being examined. [H-L] There may be a philosophical difference between the two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

Congressman Yarmuth On The GOP Poverty Push

July 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rep. John Yarmuth is not having the Republican Party’s nonsense on poverty: If John were a drag queen, he would have already snatched a weave off somebody’s head.

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Poverty

KET Candidate Debate Schedule Was Released!

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments

You know the drill. KET hosts candidate debates. They take place on Monday evenings at 8:00 P.M. Eastern. Whether you’re an outsider or Kentuckian, they’ll be streamed live at KET.org/live. Invited candidates & schedule: Sept. 22: U.S. House of Representatives – 2nd Congressional District Ron Leach, Democratic Party Rep. Brett Guthrie, Republican Party Oct. 6: [...]

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Tags: Congress · Senate

Hate Mountaintop Removal? Watch This Video

July 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments

If you hate Mountaintop Removal, watch this hearing with John Yarmuth: Displaying a bottle of contaminated water from the well of the Urias family in Eastern Kentucky, Yarmuth questioned Dr. Matthew Wasson, director of programs for Appalachian Voices, about the need for such a study. The hearing took place in the House Committee on Energy [...]

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Tags: Congress · Environment · John Yarmuth

Does Jensen Have What It Takes To Beat Barr?

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A federal judge has ruled that a former Barren County Sheriff’s deputy violated the constitutional rights of a man under arrest. [H-L] Lawmakers have been eating unemployed people’s lunch right and left this year. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives took another bite, approving a federal highway funding bill with a cost-cutting provision that had [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Polling

Campbellsville University Deserves Major Praise

July 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University will forgo nearly $1 million a year in funding from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in order to get more flexibility over appointments and academic freedom, the school’s board of trustees announced Wednesday. This is the best thing CU has done in years. [H-L] The Obama administration believes marijuana policy is a states’ rights [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business

The Wingate Scandal Is The Chatter Of Frankfort

July 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Are you a generous person or someone who loves animals? Help Jackson the Dachshund out ASAP, as he needs surgery! Jessica has been a tireless advocate for years and has definitely given more than she’s received. Let’s all pitch in. [Go Fund Me!] A new digital emergency communication system in Lexington allows inter-agency communication throughout [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Veterans · Youth