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1 hr ago | WHAS11

Gov. Beshear calling on ethics commission to reopen Arnold case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Governor Steve Beshear is one more name added to the growing list of elected leaders calling for the Legislative Ethics Commission to reconsider its decision not to reprimand former State Representative John Arnold.

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

5 hrs ago | The Madison Courier

'We'll Get It Fixed'

WANTS ANSWERS: Sherrell Nunnelley, a doctor of occupational medicine at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, asks Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell what - if anything - Congress can do about the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Carroll County, KY, Nursing

5 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

IRS Backs Down on Rules Used to Target Tea Party

As the IRS targeting scandal grew, in an effort to help the taxing agency put an end to political activism, government operatives decided it was necessary to put more limits on what tax-exempt organizations were allowed to do.

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

6 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Mark Shields: GOP should do hard time for hypocrisy on campaign-finance laws

To be fair, most Republicans have never hidden their distaste for campaign-finance laws that place limits on how much someone can give to a political candidate or campaign, or how much the candidate or the campaign can spend.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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It increasingly looks as if the Republicans will regain control of Congress this fall, with the GOP narrowly winning back a majority in the Senate and the House GOP either retaining or slightly building on its majority.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ohio, WebMD, Widevine Technologies

14 hrs ago | Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

The Grifters Grift Themselves: Live from La Farine : April 15, 2014

Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Missouri, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Chocola, US Senate, Tea Party

18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Discuss

Writing in the Louisville Courier-Journal on Sunday, James R. Carroll compiled something of an anthology of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign gaffes ranging from his web ad featuring the Duke basketball team to calling Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic general election opponent, an "empty dress" to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Roll Call

'Nuclear' Nominations Aftermath Slows Senate to Crawl

Just how many of President Barack Obama's nominees will get confirmed this year? If last week is any indication, the answer may depend on whether Democrats once again employ the "nuclear" option to effectively change the Senate's rules.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Melvin Watt, US House of Representatives, Republican

The Miami Herald

Goodbye, tea party

Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, but they know a train wreck when they see it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Ted Cruz, Immigration Reform, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Cory Booker

WDRB-TV Louisville

Ky. House votes to overhaul ethics code in wake of sexual harassment scandal

The House action comes as the political drumbeat surrounding the sexual harassment case of former Rep. John Arnold grows louder.

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

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue 2014: Week 14

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 28 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, David Vitter, Kentucky Government, Allyson Schwartz, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin

Time

McConnell's Tea Party Opponent Raises $1.12 Million In First Quarter

U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin , speaks to a gathering at FreePAC Kentucky, Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky.

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

Lexington Herald-Leader

Andy Barr challenger Elisabeth Jensen to run radio ad praising health care law

Democratic congressional candidate Elisabeth Jensen embraces the federal health care law pushed by President Barack Obama and Gov. Steve Beshear in her campaign's first radio ad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama, US Senate

Daily Kos

Obamacare Can Be the Horse the Democrats Ride to Victory

We know that the Affordable Care Act is working . There are those 7 million signups , plus the under-26'ers, plus the Medicaid expansion, plus the off-exchange signups, bringing the total closer to 15 million, maybe higher.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Sun Apr 13, 2014

USA Today

Analysis: Early gaffes show McConnell campaign rust

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's election campaigns have had a reputation as tightly run and controlled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Jim Bunning, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Louisville, KY

Free Republic

(Exempt) Harry Reid blocks Republican request to pass bill cracking down on rapists

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., scheduled a Friday session that won't have any votes, rejecting Republican and Democratic requests that he allow a vote on a bill that would allow rape kits to be processed more quickly.

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

CSP

Spencer Coates Houchens Industries

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has appointed Spencer A. Coates to serve on the National Commission on Hunger.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bowling Green, KY, Agriculture, Science, Glasgow, KY

Friends of Liberty

Cruz to get hero's welcome in Iowa and New Hampshire

Conservatives in Iowa and New Hampshire are preparing a hero's welcome for Sen. Ted Cruz after he showed up Senate Republican leaders during a crucial vote on the debt limit.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Noozhawk

Mark Shields: Republicans Guilty of Campaign Finance Hypocrisy

To be fair, most Republicans have never hidden their distaste for campaign-finance laws that place limits on how much someone can give to a political candidate or campaign, or how much the candidate or the campaign can spend.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WHAS11

McConnell calls for Ky. House to re-open Arnold case

MOUNT WASHINGTON, Ky. U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell is calling on Kentucky House Democrats to re-open the ethics case against former State Representative John Arnold.

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

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