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Grassroots Groups Send Letter to Paul, Seeking Town Halls

19 activist groups, representing thousands of members, sent a letter to Sen. Rand Paul requesting town halls in each of the state’s Congressional districts.

Pence To Visit Lexington; Protest Planned

Vice-President Mike Pence will visit Lexington on Wednesday to promote repealing the ACA, and local groups are planning a "Pop-Up Protest."

Tri-State Groups Rally on Roebling Bridge for Healthcare

Over 270 people from Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana rallied on the Roebling Bridge in support of healthcare rights and against the GOP bill in the Senate.

Updates on Thursday’s “Sit-Ins to Stop Trumpcare”

This is a brief update on the "Sit-Ins to Stop Trumpcare" held Thursday at various McConnell offices. As we get more information, we will update this story.

Yarmuth Hosts Healthcare Town Hall (Updated)

Congressman John Yarmuth has rescheduled his Healthcare Town Hall. Here are the updated details for this event, which is open to the public.

Two “Bridge the Gap for Healthcare” Events Planned

Multiple groups across Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana are planning symbolic rallies on bridges over the Ohio River to stand against the GOP healthcare bill.

Political Action This Week in Kentucky (UPDATED)

With Congress home on recess, there's a LOT of political action happening this week! Here's your list, by date, with the details and contact info we have.

Trumpcare Sit-Ins Planned for Thursday

Inspired by last week's sit-in in Denver, nine organizations are planning sit-ins at Senate offices across the country, including at least four in Kentucky.

Trumpcare Update – Tuesday 6/27

Trumpcare continues to make lots of news, and have lots of details, so this is for those who just want a quick summary as of Tuesday morning, June 27.

Trumpcare Protest Held Outside McConnell Office in NKY

Demonstrators lined the sidewalk outside Senator McConnell's office in northern Kentucky today, protesting his support of the Republican health care bill.

MOKP: Reverend Joe Phelps

Robert sits down with Rev. Joe Phelps to talk about the recent sequence of events between Governor Bevin and members of the clergy group EmpowerWest.

Betsy DeVos Is Determined – and Getting Better at It

I watched Betsy DeVos testify last week before a Senate subcommittee. She's getting better – and we have to get better as well.