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Separating children at border

Latest stories on our DC electeds in re separating children crisis

Here are three stories that all broke on Tuesday afternoon and evening about our DC electeds and their responses to the "separating children" crisis.
John Yarmuth introduces bill

Yarmuth, Democratic colleagues introduce “Keep Families Together Act”

Cong. Yarmuth joined 188 House Dems to introduce the "Keep Families Together Act," to prevent DHS from separating children from their parents at the border.
Amy McGrath - Andy Barr

Cook Political moves KY-06 to “toss-up”

The Cook Political report has changed their analysis of the KY-06 race between Amy McGrath (D) and Andy Barr (R) from "Leans Republican" to "Toss-up."
Trump Kim Video

The Trump-Kim Video: An alternate explanation

Most say that Kim gained the most at the summit. But maybe the Trump-Kim video gives us a hint at what Trump walked away with – and it's not what you think.
Trump Net Approval Drop

Trump approval falls more in KY than any other Southern state

Morning Consult has released their latest monthly poll on President Trump's net popularity, and the Kentucky numbers are a little surprising.

Beshear sues Walgreens for ‘dual role’ in state’s opioid epidemic

AG Beshear filed suit against Walgreens as both distributor and pharmacy that dispensed large quantities of opioids through its more than 70 KY locations.
Immigrant child

Child abuse becomes U.S. policy

Anyone with a shred of empathy must be sickened by what our country is doing at the border, as we tear apart families and do lasting damage to children.
Rev. Barber of the Poor People's Campaign and State Trooper

Poor People’s Campaign exploring court challenge to gain access to Kentucky...

A national leader of the Poor People’s Campaign said Wednesday that the policy of limiting the group’s access to the Capitol must be challenged in court.
Strip mining

DOI official met w/ lobbyists, then cancelled study of health effects...

A Dept of the Interior administrator met multiple times with energy lobbyists and execs, then cancelled a study on the health effects of strip-mining.

Dr. Barber’s press conference about lockout at state Capitol

Rev. Dr. William Barber's press conference about the Poor People's Campaign being locked out, followed by clergy attempting to give Gov. Bevin a Bible.
Attica Scott

Rep. Attica Scott plans Juneteenth voter registration drive

State Rep. Attica Scott, the first black woman to serve in the KY House in twenty years, is planning a voter registration drive in honor of Juneteenth.

KY/OH groups plan #FamiliesBelongTogether protest Thursday

Multiple groups from northern Kentucky and southern Ohio will join together Thursday as part of a nationwide protest called #FamiliesBelongTogether.