'I will not accept or tolerate an ignorant politician telling the people of Kentucky that we should be satisfied with poverty.'

'I will not accept or tolerate an ignorant politician telling the people of Kentucky that we should be satisfied with poverty.'
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I don't know if Sen. Rand Paul pegged Charles Booker as a doormat Democrat. Booker seems to be pretty soft-spoken and a really nice guy. But he's proving to be anything but a pushover, one-two punching Paul and Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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Berry Craig
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Should we get rid of cash bail?

Should we get rid of cash bail?
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On this podcast, we talk with Alex Flood about the project to eliminate cash bail in Louisville: why it is ultimately both unconstitutional and morally bankrupt, and what we could do instead.

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Bruce Maples (bruceinlouisville@gmail.com)
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McGarvey leaps out of the gate

McGarvey leaps out of the gate
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Just moments after Rep. John Yarmuth said he was retiring, Morgan McGarvey said he was running to take Yarmuth's place. One day later, McGarvey showed he was ready to run, announcing $160,000 in his first day of fundraising, and an impressive list of endorsements.

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Forward Kentucky
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'Tremendous' union support for Heaven Hill strikers

'Tremendous' union support for Heaven Hill strikers
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A month-long strike at one of the country’s biggest distilleries merits more national media attention than it has received, says Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president.

Berry Craig
Berry Craig
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MORE candidate announcements

MORE candidate announcements
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Following the Yarmuth retirement announcement, and the seconds-later McGarvey announcement that he was running for Yarmuth's seat, come two more candidate announcement via the email inbox.

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Forward Kentucky
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McGarvey announces for Yarmuth's seat; will face Attica Scott in primary

McGarvey announces for Yarmuth's seat; will face Attica Scott in primary
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Almost as soon as Congressman John Yarmuth announced his retirement from Congress, state Senator Morgan McGarvey announced via tweet and press release that he is running for the seat.

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Forward Kentucky
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Breaking – Yarmuth announces retirement from Congress

Breaking – Yarmuth announces retirement from Congress
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In an email sent to supporters, as well as a video message on his Twitter account, Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY-03) has announced he is retiring from Congress after this term, and will not run in the 2022 midterms.

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Forward Kentucky
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In op-eds, Republicans urge other Republicans to vote for Democrats to save our democracy

In op-eds, Republicans urge other Republicans to vote for Democrats to save our democracy
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Heather Cox Richardson reports on recent op-eds where well-known Repubs called on other Republicans to only vote for Democrats "until the authoritarian faction that has taken over their party is bled out of it."

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Forward Kentucky
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