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Entries Tagged as 'John Yarmuth'

Republicans Still Complaining About Health Care

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

A former official of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources violated the state ethics code by creating an oppressive work environment for women employees by telling them what clothes to wear and asking one to let him see her breasts. [Bluegrass Politics] Another day, another survey showing that Obamacare is beginning to cure [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats

Polls, Polls, Polls, It’s Nonstop Polls These Days!

September 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes pushed back Wednesday against public polling that shows U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a growing lead in Kentucky, releasing an internal poll that shows a race to be a dead-heat. [H-L] Have scientists had volcanoes all wrong? A popular theory has it that, at least in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Rep. Yarmuth Says Democracy Is Needed For All

September 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth speaking common sense about campaign finance and special interests: Can’t watch the video at work? Here’s what he had to say: The last thing Congress needs is more special-interest candidates who don’t answer to the American people. The Supreme Court decisions in Citizens United and McCutcheon have opened the floodgates of [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Congress · John Yarmuth

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate

Rep. Yarmuth Calls Again For Raising The Wage

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed it like most people, Congressman John Yarmuth was on the teevee saying Congress needs to raise the minimum wage:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · Jobs · John Yarmuth

Coursey Will Have A Tough Time At Fancy Farm

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

It appears that Brian Linder might be one of the dumbest people in Frankfort. And that’s saying a lot. [H-L] Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. The bill would have prohibited companies from deducting expenses related to moving their operations to a foreign [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Rep. John Yarmuth On Utility Rate Increases

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s John Yarmuth questioning Federal Energy Regulatory Commission members about utility rates:

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Spotted

Rep. John Yarmuth On Boosting The Middle Class

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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

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