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37 min ago | Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell wants to take away insurance from 400,000 constituents

I've consistently maintained that the Affordable Care Act will be an electoral plus for Democrats this November as the law's initial success lifts both its approval ratings and those of the president .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky Government, Health Insurance, Health

4 hrs ago | Sentinel News

News Digest: April 23, 2014

Bevin, who is running against incumbent Mitch McConnell in the May primary, will have a lunch meet and greet session from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Tumbleweed, 1700 Midland Trail in Shelbyville, and a Town Hall meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stratton Center, 215 Washington Street.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Shelbyville, KY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Beshear says more than 413,000 Kentuckians signed up for health care in state exchange

Gov. Steve Beshear touted Kentucky's efforts Tuesday to sign up people for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act and told its political critics, including U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, that the program "is working."

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky Government, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid

State Journal

Area residents among top beneficiaries of new act

A new report states that the Affordable Care Act will benefit Kentucky more than any other state in the nation, according to the website Daily Finance .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Roll Call

Boozman 'Responding Well' After Emergency Heart Surgery, Doctors Say

Boozman was taken to the Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas emergency room, in Rogers, Ark., by ambulance overnight after suffering from pain and chest in his arm, according to an aide.

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Related Topix: Rogers, AR, Gravette, AR, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Wall Street Journal

If the Election Were Held Today

A GOP SENATE MAJORITY? A survey of U.S. Senate races shows the political damage Democrats have suffered from the roll-out of ObamaCare.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Opinion

WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Questions for Senator McConnell

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor He takes a lot of questions, but U. S. Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky is a master at not actually answering them.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Tom Price

The Daily Beast

KY Dem Runs On, Not From, O'careBy Jonathan Miller

In a bold move, Kentucky pol Elisabeth Jensen has vocalized her support of the Affordable Health Care Act in her bid for Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Representative Andy Barr, US House of Representatives, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Erie Times News

Michael Gerson: Nostalgic for Goldwater? Forget it

The 50th anniversary of passage of the Civil Rights Act is also the 50th anniversary of the presumptive Republican nominee for president, Barry Goldwater, voting against the Civil Rights Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, African-American, Lyndon Johnson, Opinion

Lexington Herald-Leader

New Bevin ad gets his kids involved; McConnell's portrays him as 'workhorse' for Kentucky

Matt Bevin, left, is challenging incumbent Mitch McConnell in the race to be the GOP's nominee in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Family, Kids

The Hill

Chamber ups lobbying spending in first quarter

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliated legal institute spent $25.2 million on lobbying in the first quarter of 2014, according to disclosure forms released on Monday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Thad Cochran, Saxby Chambliss

Roll Call

Mitch McConnell Launches Ad for Final Month of Primary

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's latest TV ad kicks off his closing argument for the final month of the Kentucky Republican primary and sets up his message for the start of the general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

The Washington Post

Pipeline politics

Like postponement of the individual mandate and acceleration of the troop-withdrawal schedule for Afghanistan, President Obama's decision to delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline personifies politicization of nearly every aspect of governance.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Lee Terry, US House of Representatives, Nebraska

The American Prospect

Republicans on the ACA: Wrong, but Rational

They still can't bring themselves to admit that the Affordable Care Act is working."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Hill

Tea Party Express leader departs for Bevin campaign

Kremer has held the position since the summer of 2009, and has been involved with the group since its inception earlier that year.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin

UnionLeader.com

Keystone XL pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

The State Department said Friday that federal agencies needed more time to comment on the project because a Nebraska court ruling had thrown the route into question.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

Cincinnati.com

AVB: What's next for the Brent Spence?

The trucking industry continues to feel the frustration of taxes and fees, and local truckers and industry officials aren't happy about the possibility of a span along the nation's busiest freight corridor being tolled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Covington, KY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Pundit

No Patents of Aristocracy

This year, a startling number of children who followed their parents into politics are running again, especially among Democratic Senators.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Senator Mark Udall, Senator Mark Begich, Republican

OregonLive.com

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul and Barack Obama face a closet full of Pants on Fire lies: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Did House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi really say Obamacare and longer emergency room visits would be a great way to meet new friends? Spoiler alert -- the claim is part of a collection of Pants on Fire ratings in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Tom Harkin, Representative Bruce Braley

Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Mitch McConnell's (R) Role In Senate Sexual-Harassment Probe Comes Under Scrutiny

Needed to take yesterday to recharge my batteries but I have a few stories I want to cover this weekend.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

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