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Clinton visits fuel Dems in CNHI communities
It’s tough being a Democrat in heavily Republican Laurel County. Just ask 81-year-old Bernice Chesnut of London.
Comer positioning with gubernatorial politicking
The roughly 400 Republicans at Saturday night’s Barren County Lincoln Day Dinner here were primarily focused on the U.S. Senate race and Republican hopes to take over the state House of Representatives this fall.
Republican party split on display in Cave City
Splits in the Kentucky Republican Party were subtly on display here Saturday evening – if you knew what to watch.
Schedules altered for Clinton visit
Deciding which side was playing politics Friday with speeches about the state budget and next week’s schedules is probably like the old Pete Seeger union organizing tune: “Whose side are you on, boy? Whose side are you on?”
More lawmakers subpoenaed in John Arnold ethics case
More state lawmakers have been subpoenaed by the attorney for former Democratic lawmaker John Arnold, who faces a Legislative Ethics Commission hearing Tuesday on allegations of sexual harassment. But they may not honor them.
Senate passes watered-down version of voting rights restoration
For the first time, the Kentucky state Senate passed a proposed constitutional amendment Wednesday asking voters to allow the restoration of ex-felons’ voting rights.
Bevin: Signature was applied digitally
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin on Tuesday gave yet another explanation for his signature on a 2009 letter to investors containing praise for the Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP, saying it was applied digitally.
Arnold attorney subpoenas lawmakers
The attorney representing a former lawmaker accused of sexually harassing legislative staff has subpoenaed several lawmakers in advance of a Legislative Ethics Commission hearing next week.
Slow going so far in General Assembly
The 2014 General Assembly proceeds at what might best be called a cautious pace.
Political games being played in Senate
Two bills scheduled for action in the Senate Thursday demonstrate the political and strategic sides of legislating.
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