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“By Tuesday, July 30, the New York Times reported that McConnell was enraged by the nickname, and on Wednesday, July 31, the KDP started taking or

By PAUL WALDMAN

“They’re doing it as we sit here,” replied Robert S. Mueller III when asked in his testimony Wednesday whether Russia will again interfere in our elections. “And they expect to do it during the next campaign.”

As Andy Beshear is focusing on expanding access to health care in eastern Kentucky today, National Journal is ranking Kentucky #2 on its "list of the 10 governor seats most likely to switch parties this year and next," writing

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sen. McGarvey, a Louisville Democrat, has earned unanimous endorsements from the Kentucky State AFL-CIO.

By STATE SEN. MORGAN McGARVEY 

There are so many cliches that fit this moment.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

State Sen. Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, says HB1, the pension bill Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law on Wednesday, will trigger "a domino effect" that "will harmfully impact the state’s other retirement systems.”

Likewise, state Sen. Denise Harper Angel, D-Louisville, worries that Bevin's "bill will steer us closer to insolvency and greatly affect the Kentucky Retirement Systems.”

By TOM LOFTUS

FRANKFORT — A Franklin County jury on Thursday awarded $500,000 in damages to a former Labor Cabinet employee who claimed he was fired in 2017 for reporting problems with an apprenticeship program promoted by Gov. Matt Bevin.

Kentucky Democratic Party

KDP: “Matt Bevin should come clean and explain why his administration illegally tried to silence a whistleblower.” 

Frankfort, KY—A Franklin County jury found that the Bevin administration wrongfully tried to silence a whistleblower in his Labor Cabinet and now it’s costing Kentucky taxpayers $500,000. 

By PHILIP M. BAILEY

Kentucky's junior senator was one of two lawmakers who voted against a measure Tuesday that ensures the fund to help 9/11 victims and first responders never runs out of money.

Republican Rand Paul said he couldn't "in good conscience" vote yes, because of his fiscal conservative beliefs that federal spending must be curtailed.

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