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Friday Apr 18 | WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Previewing Kentucky's 2016 U.S. Senate Race

All eyes are focused on this year's Kentucky U.S. Senate race, but the next one is actually already underway.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Brett Guthrie, Representative Thomas Massie, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Democrat Elisabeth Jensen raises, spends more than $100,000 in first quarter

Congressional candidate Elisabeth Jensen ended the first quarter of 2014 in about the same cash position she started after raising and spending more than $100,000 in the first three months of the year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lexington, KY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Fighter for equity

Responding to achievement gaps in Lexington schools, 1997: "The goals of equity and diversity in our schools can only be achieved through leadership from those with the authority to produce change in the system.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Andy Barr challenger Elisabeth Jensen to run radio ad praising health care law

Democratic congressional candidate Elisabeth Jensen embraces the federal health care law pushed by President Barack Obama and Gov. Steve Beshear in her campaign's first radio ad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Extend benefits for jobless in Ky.; U.S. House vote needed to aid laid-off miners

Kentucky's unemployment rate of 7.8 percent is higher than the national rate of 6.7 percent and translates into more than 160,000 Kentuckians who want to work but can't find a job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kentucky, John Boehner, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Grimes and Jensen join national Democrats in pushing for Paycheck Fairness Act

Kentucky Democratic candidates Alison Lundergan Grimes and Elisabeth Jensen joined national Democrats Tuesday in calling for passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act, blasting their male opponents as outdated and committed to discriminatory pay practices.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

End ACA posturing, work to fix glitches

Republicans used this legislative session to cast symbolic votes against the Affordable Care Act in hopes of helping themselves with voters this fall.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Kentucky, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health

Wed Apr 02, 2014

State Journal

Walking Horse "Soring" Horrible Inhumane Practice - support Us Rep Whitfield's legislation

U.S. Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Louisville, and Rand Paul, R-Bowling Green, joined U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Tuesday to introduce legislation that they said would "preserve the century-old tradition of the Tennessee walking horse while ending the contemptible practice of the illegal soring of horses."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ed Whitfield, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Andy Barr challenger says he has loaned campaign $50,000

Local political gadfly Geoff Young, a long-shot candidate running to win the Democratic nomination to take on U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in November, said Tuesday that he has loaned his campaign $50,000.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Redistricting changes little for Kentucky

Despite a contentious lawsuit and dramatic regional population shifts, Kentucky's 2013 congressional and legislative redistricting processes have resulted in political stasis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ben Chandler, Democrat

Thu Mar 27, 2014

WTVF Nashville

News Minute: Here is the latest Kentucky news from The Associated Press

Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher says more security cameras are being added in the city's downtown after multiple attacks were reported over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Representative John Yarmuth, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Stearns, KY, Fire, McCreary County, KY, Louisville, KY

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Daily Kos

The RNC emailed me this morning...help me respond

Somehow I got on the RNC email list. Which is kind of creepy...I mean I feel somewhat contaminated every time I get an email from them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

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