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Rep. James Comer

James Comer says he’s ready to run for Kentucky governor if Matt Bevin backs...

If Matt Bevin changes his mind and decides not to seek reelection, there’s at least one Repub candidate itching to take his place: U.S. Rep. James Comer.
Governor Matt Bevin (official photo)

Op-Ed: Legislators must address Kentucky’s pension crisis

This is an op-ed by Gov. Matt Bevin on the pensions and the recent special session, presented as information for our readers without editing or comment.

Bevin says he’ll run for governor. So why is it taking him so long...

Normally, someone running for governor would have already filed and started raising money. So what's up with Gov. Bevin? Three possibilities.
The goddess Nemesis, by Alfred Rethel (public domain)

Is Bevin’s Nemesis named Adkins or Beshear?

It seems that Governor Bevin has a problem with Hubris. If that is true, then he needs to watch out for his Nemesis – who could be named Adkins or Beshear.
Opening graph in Mason-Dixon poll document

Early poll is bad news for Bevin

The Mason-Dixon polling company is out with a new Kentucky poll on the 2019 governor's race, and it's bad news for Matt Bevin.
Pennsylvania Railroad steam locomotive (photo by Shinerunner [CC-BY-SA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

The R stands for Railroading

The Republican majority in Frankfort is railroading a bill through the legislature, an example of back-room deals and strong-arm tactics.

The Bevin – ProPublica dustup

If you missed the Bevin-ProPublica dustup, here's the story from beginning to end, including the excellent Twitter thread posted by ProPublica. Enjoy!
The opening tweet from ProPublica to Gov. Bevin, in their response to his video.

ProPublica responds to Bevin

After Gov. Bevin attacked them as a "Soros-funded liberal organization," ProPublica responded. Here's that Twitter thread.

Gov. Bevin responds to CJ – ProPublica partnership

In a video shared on social media, Gov. Bevin reacted to ProPublica choosing the Courier-Journal as a partner in an investigation of state government.

Matt Bevin calls Kentucky pension ruling an ‘unprecedented power grab’

In his response to the pension bill ruling, Governor Matt Bevin said the ruling was "an unprecedented power grab by activist judges."

Pension ruling hands victory to Andy Beshear over Gov. Matt Bevin

The KYSOC ruling against the pension reform bill handed a decisive victory to state AG Andy Beshear, at the expense of Gov. Bevin, who pushed for the law.
Cartoon by Aaron Smith, copyright 2018. All rights reserved.

Is Governor Bevin on Santa’s list?

Aaron Smith got a peek inside Santa's workshop to see if Governor Bevin is on the Naughty or Nice list. Turns out, he's got a list of his own!

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