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Anti-Abortion Governor Ironically Tweets About The Importance Of 'Choice'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women

Kentucky’s anti-abortion rights governor Matt Bevin inadvertently made a case for abortion rights in a tweet on Wednesday night. There is nothing ...

GOP Wins Control Of Kentucky State House For First Time Since 1920

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics

Republicans seized control of the Kentucky House of Representatives on Tuesday, wrestling away the last state legislative chamber in the South held by...

Kentucky Governor: Trump's Sexual Assault Boasts Are Like 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) accused Donald Trump’s critics of “hypocrisy” for condemning Trump’s crude boasts about sexual assault when they ...

Trump The Arsonist Plays Firefighter

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 09.24.2016 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

Electing a president whom Colin Powell calls "an international pariah" might please those who like nothing better than "sticking it" to friends and enemies alike. Shall America model itself on Trump by being pathologically thin-skinned, stiffing our creditors, and evading responsibility? With such a leader, who needs enemies?

Matt Bevin's Reckless Remarks Build On Years of Irresponsible Right-Wing Rhetoric

Peter Montgomery | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

The annual Values Voter Summit brings Religious Right leaders and activists together with Republican officials who are courting their political suppor...

Kentucky Governor Says Conservatives May Have To Turn To Physical Violence

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) said on Saturday that conservatives may have to turn to physical violence to protect their values. “I want us to be abl...

GOP Governor Threatens To End Medicaid Expansion If Feds Reject His Reforms

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) wants to enact a major overhaul of the state's Medicaid program -- and vows to let the Obamacare expansion ...

Kentucky Lt. Governor Bashing the Study of History (updated April 9)

Don McNay | Posted 04.09.2016 | Politics
Don McNay

I was stunned when Kentucky's Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton told the Eastern Kentucky University Progress (a paper that I wrote for from 1978 to 1980) that, "I would be looking for degrees that would land a job. I would not be studying history."

This Anti-Obamacare Governor Is Proving How Hard Repeal Really Is

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky has turned into the place where Obamacare repeal rhetoric meets Obamacare repeal reality. Reality is winning. Gov. Matt Bevin (...

Want Viagra? Get A Note From Wife: KY Legislator

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics

Call it the "What's good for the goose is good for the gander" bill. A female Kentucky state legislator has introduced a bill that would require men w...

Kentucky's New GOP Governor Kicks Off Obamacare Shake-Up

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) formally launched his effort to remake Obamacare in the Bluegrass State Wednesday, vowing to negotiate with...

A GOP Governor Just Undid A Major Voting Rights Victory In His State

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Kentucky's new Republican Gov. Matt Bevin reversed a move Tuesday by his Democratic predecessor to restore voting rights to at least 140,000 people wi...

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin Removes Names Of Clerks From Marriage Licenses

AP | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin ordered the state to prepare new marriage licenses that do not include the names of county...

Actually, The Louisiana Governor Win Is A Big Deal For Democrats

John A. Tures | Posted 11.24.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Democrat John Bel Edwards' big win in Louisiana is a big deal for the Democratic Party, giving them headwinds toward the 2016 election, despite the gloom and doom you hear from liberals. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders need to be taking notes.

Matt Bevin To Remove Clerk Names From Kentucky Marriage Licenses

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Kentucky Governor-elect Matt Bevin said on Friday that when he takes office in December he will order changes to the sta...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's What We Can Learn From The Polling Miss In Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

RECAPPING ELECTION DAY 2015 - Republicans scored some significant victories on Tuesday, including an unexpected win in the Kentucky gubernatorial race...

Democratic Party Continues To Be A Nonentity In State Politics

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. The 2015 election is over, and Democrats' continuing failure to generate credible campaigns in down-ticket races will come at a cos...

GOP Win In Kentucky 'Heartbreaking' For Obamacare Advocates

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky attracted the national spotlight over the past two years as the state slashed its uninsured rate and implemented Obamacare more...

Here's Why The Kentucky Polls Were Wrong

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

The results of Tuesday's gubernatorial election in Kentucky came as something of a surprise to many, who thought Democrat Jack Conway held the advanta...

Conservatives Have A Big Night In Local And State Elections

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics

Conservatives triumphed in high-profile local and statewide elections on Tuesday, with voters delivering big victories to Republican candidates and re...

GOP's Kentucky Wins A Good Sign For The Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican officials here in the capital had dismissed Matt Bevin’s chances of winning the governor's race in Kentucky. They thought h...

Matt Bevin Wins 2015 Kentucky Governor Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

Republican Matt Bevin has won the election for Kentucky governor, the Associated Press reports. Bluegrass State voters took to the polls on Tuesday to...

If This Kentucky Republican Becomes Governor, Hundreds Of Thousands Could Lose Their Health Insurance

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky voters' election of Republican Matt Bevin as their new governor on Tuesday may also decide the future of the Bluegrass State's ...

Kentucky's Electing A Governor Today, And It Could Be A Democrat (Again)

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

Kentucky residents head to the polls Tuesday to vote for governor. And in a state where the congressional delegation is dominated by Republicans and m...

Your State And Local Elections Are Now A Super PAC Playground

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The influence of billionaires in the post-Citizens United era is in no way limited to the 2016 presidential and congressional elections....