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Kentucky's Senate candidates to debate on TV

Kentucky's Senate candidates to debate on TVThe candidates in Kentucky's closely-watched U.S. Senate race will debate on statewide television Monday night for likely the only time before the Nov. 4 general election.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Libertarian's debate request denied; McConnell, Grimes set for KET

Libertarian's debate request denied; McConnell, Grimes set for KETA federal judge has denied Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate David Patterson's request to force a public broadcaster to include him in Monday night's debate between Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Powers That Be 10-11-14

Powers That Be 10-11-14Political editor Joe Arnold breaks down the latest Bluegrass poll with political beat writers Joe Gerth and Sam Youngman
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Hillary Rodham Clinton to campaign for Grimes

Hillary Rodham Clinton to campaign for GrimesU.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is getting help from another Clinton — this time from Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Grimes refuses to say if she voted for Pres. Obama in ’08 or ‘12

Grimes refuses to say if she voted for Pres. Obama in ’08 or ‘12There was an awkward moment during an interview withThe Courier-Journal's editorial board.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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USA TODAY notes Lou. may be one of ‘worst places to live’ due to political ads

USA TODAY notes Lou. may be one of ‘worst places to live’ due to political adsUSA Today noted Louisville may be one of, "the worst places to live," until November due to the political ad wars that spill over into Indiana.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Worst places to live? Try areas caught in political ad wars

Worst places to live? Try areas caught in political ad warsThe website for Media Post, which tracks media, marketing and advertising, came out earlier this week with a list of the Worst Places to Live right now because of ads in Senate and governor races that are really geared to out-of-state voters.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Fmr. presidential candidate Mike Huckabee returns to Ky. to campaign

Fmr. presidential candidate Mike Huckabee returns to Ky. to campaignFormer Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will campaign for several Kentucky candidates later this month.
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  • 2 weeks ago
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Conservative activist says Grimes coal views don't reflect 'real' views

Conservative activist says Grimes coal views don't reflect 'real' viewsA conservative activist whose undercover video operations have caused a stir in other states is training his lens on the campaign of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Grimes now leads McConnell in barnburner Kentucky Senate race

Grimes now leads McConnell in barnburner Kentucky Senate raceDemocratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes leads U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell 46 percent to 44 percent in the poll, conducted last week by Survey USA WHAS-TV, WKYT-TV, the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Ky. home health care providers fear effects of cuts to Medicare

Ky. home health care providers fear effects of cuts to MedicareHome health care providers in Kentucky are warning that cuts to Medicare to help fund the Affordable Care Act will put many of them out of business.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Gov. Pence to greet Obama in Evansville

Gov. Pence to greet Obama in EvansvilleIndiana Governor Mike Pence will travel to southwestern Indiana to greet President Barack Obama on his upcoming trip to the state.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Romney backs McConnell in Lexington

Romney backs McConnell in LexingtonMitt Romney will be in Kentucky tonight to raise money for Senator Mitch McConnell's re-election campaign.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Powers That Be 10-4-14

Powers That Be 10-4-14Political editor Joe Arnold talks with US Senate candidate David Patterson about his race with McConnell and Grimes.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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Libertarian candidate sues KET for not including him in Ky. Senate debate

Libertarian candidate sues KET for not including him in Ky. Senate debateDavid Patterson had to submit at least 5,000 signatures to qualify to appear on the Senate ballot.
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  • 3 weeks ago
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Grimes leads in internal poll, contradicts public surveys

Grimes leads in internal poll, contradicts public surveys A second internal poll conducted for Alison Lundergan Grimes’ U.S. Senate campaign continues to contradict most public polling in the race, showing her leading Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell by two points, five weeks from the election
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  • 3 weeks ago
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DSCC attack ad: Washington has changed McConnell

DSCC attack ad: Washington has changed McConnell The independent expenditure program for Senate Democrats has launched its attack ad against Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, which takes a softer approach to denying McConnell a sixth term.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Legalizing marijuana becomes issue in Ky. Senate race

Legalizing marijuana becomes issue in Ky. Senate raceSo far, the top issues to emerge in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are about coal, jobs and President Barack Obama.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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McConnell, Grimes fight to get their message across to voters

McConnell, Grimes fight to get their message across to votersPolitical campaigns are on a perpetual spin cycle to cast the best possible light on their candidate's chances, regardless of any internal concerns.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Nelson, Madison counties added to Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

Nelson, Madison counties added to Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking AreaThe Office of National Drug Control added Nelson and Madison counties to the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Grimes talks Ky., sports and politics with Matt Jones on KSR

Grimes talks Ky., sports and politics with Matt Jones on KSRSecretary of State and senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes joined Matt Jones on Kentucky Sports Radio this morning to talk Kentucky, sports and today's political issues
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Obama urges world to do more to tackle Ebola

Obama urges world to do more to tackle EbolaPresident Barack Obama, in a chilling assessment of international efforts to stem a deadly Ebola outbreak, said the world has not done enough to respond to a health crisis that poses a growing threat to regional and global security.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Obama announces Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation

Obama announces Attorney General Eric Holder's resignationAttorney General Eric Holder, the first African-American to be the nation's top cop, announced today that he is resigning.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Womens vote key in Grimes, McConnell Senate race

Womens vote key in Grimes, McConnell Senate raceAlison Lundergan Grimes launched an initiative on Tuesday aimed at "mobilizing women and highlighting Alison’s strong leadership on issues important to Kentucky women and their families."
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Yarmuth supports airstrikes, urges Congressional review

Yarmuth supports airstrikes, urges Congressional reviewNew numbers are coming in on the attacks by the United States and its Arab allies against ISIS militants in Syria.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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Rep. Yarmuth pushing Congress to expand early childhood education access

Rep. Yarmuth pushing Congress to expand early childhood education accessNearly half of the kindergartners entering Jefferson County Public Schools this year failed to meet readiness benchmarks.
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  • 1 month ago
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Powers That Be 9-20-14

Powers That Be 9-20-14Political editor, Joe Arnold talks with former congresswoman Anne Northup about the candidate she is backing for Kentucky governor.
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  • 1 month ago