Tag Archives: Kentucky

Even Red-State Voters Back Abortion Rights Via Ballot Questions, Rejecting Court Ruling

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Jennifer Shutt, Virginia Mercury Voters in five states — including GOP-dominated Kentucky — backed abortion rights Tuesday, signaling that while the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority no longer believes the procedure is protected within the U.S. Constitution, many Americans want their states to do just that. California, Kentucky, Michigan, Montana …

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Key Results From Tuesday’s Primaries

North Carolina and Pennsylvania votes for open Senate seats highlighted a list of primaries Tuesday that also included races in Idaho, Kentucky and Oregon. Here’s how races for open seats and for districts expected to be the most competitive in November turned out, based on election race calls by The …

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Dozens Dead, Injured After Historic Tornado Outbreak

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Dozens of people are dead, and search efforts are ongoing after a historic tornado outbreak and rounds of severe weather ripped through several states Friday and Saturday. Bodies were pulled from a candle factory destroyed in Kentucky, and deaths were confirmed at an Amazon facility that was ripped apart in …

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House Budget Chair John Yarmuth Announces Retirement

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Representative John Yarmuth, a Louisville Democrat who has served in Congress since 2007, said Tuesday he won’t seek reelection next year. It's been an incredible journey since my first campaign in 2006 until now. I will continue to fight for Louisville in Washington for another 15 months, and then, I …

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Republican Lawmakers Are Passing Bills That Target Protestors

Republican legislators are introducing laws that target protestors. According to Truthout, Republicans have introduced 81 bills in 34 states aimed at protestors. On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an anti-protest bill into law. Chris Sprowls, speaker of the Florida House, doesn’t want future protests to get out of hand …

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