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37 min ago | The Washington Post

Morning Plum: Can Dems defend expanding coverage to poor in red states?

Ever since embattled Dem Senator Mark Pryor went up with a new ad discussing his cancer and touting his vote for the health law as the right thing to do, critics have pointed out that he failed to name the whole law in the spot, so the ad doesn't really count as a full-throated defense of it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Entertainment

4 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

51st Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast mixes politics, tradition and charity

Pork and politics are what's being served up at the 51st annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and auction.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Life, Food, Breakfast, Agriculture, Science, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Louisville, KY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

State Journal

Grimes' tour bus illegal?

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign released quotes Tuesday supporting its claims of paying fair-market value to rent a campaign bus from her father's business.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky

WDRB-TV Louisville

McConnell and Grimes face off at Kentucky Farm Bureau

A Southern Indiana facility for abused and neglected children is being sued after one of its worker pleaded guilty in a sex abuse case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Louisville, KY, Fancy Farm, KY, Agriculture, Science

National Journal

Mitch McConnell Treats Executive to Breakfast in Capitol; Big Donation Follows

Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to help fund McConnell's political operation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

NKY couple's company unraveled as feds closed in over China sales

Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Covington, KY, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Daily Kos

Separated by a Common Language

Republicans and Democrats may be more different than you think. Sure, we are different political parties, reflecting many philosophical differences about policy.

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

News Max

Mitch McConnell: I'll Rein in Obama Spending After Midterms

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to issue a policy ultimatum to President Barack Obama if the GOP takes over control of the upper chamber in the midterm elections, Politico reported .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz

Breitbart.com

Report: Harry Reid 'Seethed' At Disengaged President Obama

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other top Democrats are increasingly frustrated with how disengaged President Obama is, according an article in the earlier noted that Obama was crafting his use of executive power "almost entirely behind closed doors" with "lobbyists and interest groups."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, Democrat, Republican

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cincinnati.com

McConnell, Grimes agree to debate on KETMcConnell, Grimes agree to...

McConnell, Grimes agree to debate on KET McConnell, Grimes to debate on KET Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1oOIPjD Sen. Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will debate one another on Kentucky Educational Television less than one month before the Nov. 4 election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Stanford University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Fancy Farm, KY

Daily Kos

Obamacare fades from GOP's 2014 campaign playbook

With Obamacare causing uninsurance rates to plummet and delivering insurance to millions of newly insured Americans, this is no surprise : Who could possibly have guessed that the reality of Obamacare-specifically, plummeting uninsurance rates and millions of newly insured Americans-would lead the GOP to back away from its anti-Obamacare campaign? ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

The Hill

McConnell's Agriculture absences raise eyebrows

Sen. Mitch McConnell has touted his work for Kentucky farmers on the campaign trail, but back in Washington has a trend of skipping out on Senate Agriculture Committee hearings for events unrelated to his home state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Xi Jinping, Harry Reid, Democrat

Townhall

If the Senate Splits, Biden Takes the Gavel | Ky Sisson

If neither Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid nor Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are allowed to claim victor over the coveted Senate Chamber gavel come election day, Vice President Joe Biden will play tie-breaker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat, Joe Biden

Townhall

Reidiculous: Dems - Doing Really Well In Montana,' Will Hold Senate Majority

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is simply living in an alternate universe. While yelling into the clouds over the Koch Brothers' evil plot to destroy America, he said today that Democrats "are doing really well in Montana."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Jack Kingston, US House of Representatives, Georgia, 2012 Presidential Election, 2008 Presidential Election

News Max

Discount on Bus Rental Raises FEC Questions for Lundergan Grimes

A bus rented by Kentucky Democratic Senate challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes - at a seemingly discounted rate from her father's company - is raising campaign finance eyebrows, according to Politico, which analyzed the vehicle's costs and determined it was made available to her "for a fraction of what companies would typically charge."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

WAVE-TV Louisville

Sunrise to Go: Tuesday, August 19

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Fog: A DENSE FOG ADVISORY is in effect this morning with fog settling in the Ohio Valley that could slow you down on the roads.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

WDRB-TV Louisville

McConnell, Grimes set to appear together on KET

After the sentencing, police had to break up a scuffle involving a friend of Cody Cashion and members of the victims' family.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Moment of truth for Hal Rogers, SOAR: No ignoring health effects of strip mining

No mention of surface coal mining's effect on human health appeared in U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers' electronic update on the recent SOAR Health Impact Series.

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

Lexington Herald-Leader

Baptist group calls religious-themed forums for U.S. Senate candidates 'partisan politics'

A group made up of dozens of Baptist churches with thousands of members across Kentucky is opposing efforts by three Kentucky evangelical leaders to conduct forums with U.S. Senate candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY, Highview, KY

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