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Kentucky 2014 elections

Senate GOP Denies Help To The Long-Term Unemployed — Again

The Republican minority in the Senate has narrowly defeated the Democratic majority’s third attempt to extend emergency benefits for the long-term unemployed. The three-month extension would have been paid for by a budgetary maneuver known as “pension smoothing.” It also included an amendment that would bar anyone who had earned more than a million dollars […]

February 6, 2014

5 Reasons Republicans May Blow Their Third Chance To Take The Senate

Republicans want you to think they’re ready to kick some butt in 2014. They’re giddily sharing a new article from Politico that says Democrats have given up on the House in hopes of saving their Senate majority. They love hearing that almost as much as a new memo from former Clinton advisor William Galston predicting the public […]

January 30, 2014

McConnell Recycles His Own Ad — Ignores 188,130 Kentuckians Whose Insurance He’d Repeal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) failed in his goal to make President Obama a one-term president, but he’s still one of the most crafty and ruthless campaigners in politics, as his latest ad proves. McConnell’s new ad recycles a message the senator knows works because it helped him win in 2008. The new ad […]

January 22, 2014