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The JCPS school board was handed a settlement without a settlement, and four of them voted to sign it anyway. The conclusion is simple: JCPS got played.
One challenge of covering campaigns is finding decent photos. But apparently, candidates haven't gotten the message that visual communications matter.
It's Farm Bureau Day at the fair, and like every year, we have this question: Why are do you stand against teachers, and unions, and gays? #WhyFreddy?
School's back in session, we're past Fancy Farm, and the election season is heating up. Time for a Wednesday News and Notes!
Five different Dems, five different vantage points on the fall races. How is it going? What are you seeing? Read on to learn what they said!
There's a push on to move Kentucky to paper-trail voting machines – and yet some county clerks want to keep their all-electronic machines. What?!?
The Democrat closed within a point of the Republican in Ohio 12, a heavily Republican district. What lessons can we take from this race?
Facing his toughest re-election battle, Andy Barr launched an ad Monday that seeks to define Dem opponent Amy McGrath as “too liberal for Kentucky.”
Bruce Maples was at the Fancy Farm picnic on Saturday, and shares these notes and observations about the event, including the political stump speeches.
One group with a strong presence at Fancy Farm was #120Strong, a coalition of public employees. We interviewed Nema Brewer, one of the co-founders.
Here you go: a bullet list of items, notes, and observations from the day before Fancy Farm, the annual picnic and political-season-kickoff.
A Democratic candidate in Spencer County used lynching imagery in an ad, then defended it when confronted about it. Time for him to withdraw.