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We've been cross-posting MOKP, by Robert Kahne and Jazmin Smith, for some time. Recently they proposed a closer working relationship, and we said Yes!
This election could be the most significant threat to our democracy since at least the Civil War, and perhaps ever. Alarmist? Read and see what YOU think.
The Republican Party of Kentucky is using a phrase in its mailers that could be a dog-whistle: "Kentucky heritage." Is it?
Paul Ryan's PAC has run some of the "most inflammatory" ads of this election. Nevertheless, Andy Barr welcomed him to KY this week to campaign together.
The events of the past week have been horrific. As I have reflected on them over the weekend, it seems to me that there are four things we should all do.
As we head into the 2018 midterms, healthcare is the #1 issue that voters care about. And all over the country, Republicans are lying about it.
The gaslighting is getting worse. Now it's not just Trump – many Republicans are using gaslighting in their campaigns, including a new gaslit talking point.
So now we've got competing ethics complaints, one from the Repubs and one from the Dems. Bruce Maples wonders if these are the most pressing ethics issues.
A new report from ITEP confirms what we've long known: Kentucky's tax system sucks. And it's worse now than it was a few years ago.
Millions of people did not vote in 2016 because of trouble getting to the polls. Uber and Lyft want to change that by offering rides to the polls.
With Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, could we slide further into authoritarianism? Here is one scenario that is both worst-case and definitely possible.
As Andy Beshear continues his run for governor in 2019, some have complained about it, especially his fund-raising. Here's an idea for him to consider.