This week President Barack Obama discussed ensuring equal pay for equal work:
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April 14th, 2014 · No Comments
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On a scale of 1 to Julian Carroll, how creepy is it to hear Mitch McConnell foam at the mouth about job creation myths?
March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off
Something else you’ll likely not hear Alison Grimes talk much about? Mitch McConnell’s absenteeism. Specifically when it comes to farm bills and things like that. Mostly because she’s been so absent from her day job in order to raise campaign cash. And because McConnell recently pushed a farm bill through and kind of made hemp [...]
March 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments
In the two months since likely Democratic Senate nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled her “detailed” job-creation plan, the candidate has held events across the state to promote the 24-page document, including one Wednesday night in Western Kentucky. [Sam Youngman] Forty-eight senators and 149 members of the House have signed a letter putting pressure on President [...]
March 18th, 2014 · Comments Off
To House Speaker Greg Stumbo, Alison Lundergan Grimes’ position in the U.S. Senate race is reminiscent of a scene in “Secretariat,” when Big Red is on his way to a record 31-length victory in the Belmont Stakes and trainer Lucien Laurin yells to jockey Ronnie Turcotte. [Sam Youngman] The federal government has signed off on [...]
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March 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments
It’s a question a Karl Rove front group is asking lately. Ignoring the fact that Kentuckians for Strong Leadership is merely an organization to enrich the coffers of McConnell supporters by running ridiculous ads and spreading misinformation at times, there are a few solid points made by KSL. Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes [...]
March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off
This week President Barack Obama focused on strengthening overtime pay protections:
March 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment
Kentucky might soon open a nursing home for elderly felons in House Speaker Greg Stumbo’s Eastern Kentucky district, even though the state Department of Corrections hasn’t requested such a facility. [H-L] Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) seems to have mixed feelings when it comes to how he approaches state-based legislation. [HuffPo] Over objections of [...]
March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment
Last week the State House Republicans were hardcore focused on killing job security for thousands of Kentuckians: Yet another nonsense move by Republicans to try to make themselves worse than the Kentucky Democratic Party leadership.
March 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment
“I’m not the attorney general, but I am the taxpayer watchdog, and I really don’t like the idea of spending money on lawyers when we’re laying off school teachers,” Edelen said. [Sam Youngman] Here are five things Kentucky could spend $73 million on instead of a fake Noah’s Ark. [HuffPo] Really, Joe Gerth? It’s unenviable [...]
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