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Continues to refuse to disclose personal and political trips

KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

After more than a week of growing pressure for refusing to disclose where and why he took the taxpayer-funded state plane 67 times to nearly 30 states, Matt Bevin finally put out a blatantly disingenuous statement from his official office.

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this story.

By LAWRENCE SMITH

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An already heated race for Kentucky attorney general is about to fire up in a Louisville courtroom.

A lawsuit has been filed that aims to have Republican nominee Daniel Cameron taken off the ballot.

Louisville resident Joseph Jackson said he filed the suit because Cameron fails to "meet the qualifications to hold this office."

KENTUCKY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

In case you missed it, Lexington Herald-Leader’s Linda Blackford wrote a scathing column, calling out Governor Bevin after an investigation revealed he’s taken a taxpayer-funded “state plane for 67 trips to 29 states in 2 years” and “won’t say why.” 

By BERRY CRAIG

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NAACP Kentucky State Conference President Raoul Cunningham of Louisville recalls that every Kentucky congressman--six Democrats and a Republican--backed the 1965 Voting Rights Act. So did both GOP senators.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This from yesterday's Forward Kentucky is one of the best summaries of the suit we've seen.

A motion was filed today in Jefferson Circuit Court claiming that Daniel Cameron does not meet the constitutional requirements to be Kentucky Attorney General, and that his candidacy be declared invalid and his name removed from the ballot.

The Daily Kos Elections team posts daily updates during election season, and today, our own Governor Bevin got the top spot. Not for his fund-raising, mind you, or for a new poll – but for his racist “be scared of the brown people” ad.

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