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Ky Republican one of U.S. House's most unusual members

No” for frequently being the lone House member voting 'no' on bills - most recently a bill supporting human rights in Hong Kong.John Yarmuth, told The Enquirer Massie's "extreme policies are not workable. ...

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Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill in historic vote

Courier Journal



Published 6:11 PM EST Feb 20, 2020





























FRANKFORT — After a decade of failed attempts, the state House on Thursday passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky.Following more than two hours of debate on the bill and more than a dozen floor amendments, House Bill 136 passed by a 65-30 vote. ...

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Kentucky House passes bill to tighten controls over public assistance

Courier Journal



Published 1:09 PM EST Feb 21, 2020






FRANKFORT — The Kentucky House passed a bill on Friday meant to tighten controls over public assistance and crack down on suspected fraud, despite concern from opponents that the legislation is unnecessary and overly punitive.Also: Kentucky bills to restrict the pardon power of governor and Marsy's Law advance



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Daytona 500 resumes without president, pomp, packed house

The Daytona 500 was scheduled to resume Monday afternoon after “The Great American Race” was postponed for just the second time in 62 years.out front the entire way at Daytona International Speedway. ...

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Trump attends wedding of White House aides Stephen Miller and Katie Waldman

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Washington — President Trump attended the wedding of top policy aide Stephen Miller and Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary Katie Waldman at the Trump International Hotel in Washington on Sunday night.The White House confirmed the president's attendance to the White House press pool. ...

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Post-impeachment, House Democrats sharpen focus on Barr

Issuing a subpoena for Bolton could bring dramatic testimony about Trump's conduct, but also risk a court fight that could take months to resolve.Many Democrats privately say they want to look forward, not backward, and conduct oversight of Trump's actions in real time. ...

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Bill to limit KentuckyWired broadband project clears House committee

Courier Journal



Published 6:12 PM EST Feb 13, 2020






FRANKFORT — A bill to limit the state's partner in the KentuckyWired project from competing with private broadband providers in already-served areas advanced through a House committee Thursday with an 11-4 vote.Under the bill, the state partner would be allowed only to build out the network in "unserved areas" without access to broadband services. ...

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Health departments would get makeover under bill that passed House

It has broad support among health departments statewide because it will direct more money to local departments in poor counties struggling with high public pension costs for employees.Meanwhile, HB 129, "creates sustainability of our health departments," Moser said in introducing it on the House floor Thursday. ...

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House committee approves bill to make Washington, D.C. the 51st state

A key House committee approved a bill to make the nation's capital the 51st state, sending it to the House floor for full approval.This is the first time since 1993 that a bill to make Washington, D. ...

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President Trump welcomes Venezuela's Juan Guaidó to White House today - watch live stream

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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is joining President Trump at the White House Wednesday, after he was a surprise guest at the president's State of the Union address Tuesday night.For more than a year, the Trump administration has insisted it's waging a pressure campaign against Venezuela's authoritarian leader Nicolas Maduro, and it recognizes Guaidó as the rightful leader of the country. ...

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Impeachment trial: House managers and Trump team make final arguments to Senate

Jay Sekulow, the president's private counsel, asks Senate to "stand firm" and reject impeachment articles https://t.com/2wcd4QXOVn— CBS News (@CBSNews) February 3, 2020


Crow acknowledged impeachment is "an extraordinary remedy," but said "it is in the Constitution for a reason. ...

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White House considers ban on China flights amid coronavirus outbreak

“The White House did not call the airlines and hasn’t asked for a suspension of flights between the U.and China," the official said. ...

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Impeachment trial: House Democrats to spotlight what they say is Trump's obstruction of Congress

Washington — House Democrats finish their opening arguments in President Trump's impeachment trial Friday as they try to persuade skeptical Republican senators to remove him from office.The president's team begins its opening arguments Saturday. ...

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Lev Parnas: House Democrats release new Ukraine texts between indicted Giuliani associate and Derek Harvey, former National Security Council staffer

There are also numerous text exchanges dating back to February 2019 between Parnas and Derek Harvey, a senior aide to Nunes.In one exchange, after Parnas sent Harvey a video apparently featuring a conservative columnist for The Hill titled, "John Solomon on the Ukrainian Plot to Help Clinton," Harvey asked Parnas, "Any documents for us or are you going to keep working through [John] Solomon? ...

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Woman, dog die in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, house fire

Louisville Courier Journal



Published 7:06 AM EST Jan 17, 2020





















A woman and a dog died following a house fire Thursday night in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, according to authorities.Ryan Houchen, spokesman for the Lafayette Township Fire Protection District, said crews responded about 7:30 p. ...

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Kentucky sports betting bill passes out of House committee unanimously

Previously: Could Kentucky see sports betting in the near future?Twenty states have now legalized sports betting after a 2018 U. ...

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House sends Senate articles against Trump for trial

“This was always an exercise in raw partisan politics,” said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.Let’s take care of it," Trump said during a ceremony announcing a China trade agreement. ...

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House approves war powers resolution limiting Trump's ability to act against Iran today; updates on Iran news

Washington — The House of Representatives delivered a sharp rebuke to President Trump over his use of U.The measure, which relies on the original War Powers Resolution of 1973, passed by a vote of 224 to 194 and now goes to the Senate. ...

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Rand Paul criticizes Lindsey Graham, Iran briefing from White House

And then if you do, you'll be emboldening Iran,'” Lee told news cameras following the briefing.I find it insulting and demeaning to the Constitution of the United States," Lee said indignantly. ...

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House votes to limit Trump's ability to wage war with Iran

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Published 7:29 PM EST Jan 9, 2020

































WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed a resolution Thursday aimed at curbing President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran amid concerns about the escalation of tensions following the U.”



“If our loved ones are going to be sent in any protracted war, the president owes our public a conversation,” she said. ...

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