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Classical Inauguration Music Pre-Recorded

Posted: 01/22/2009 - Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Itzhak Perlman, pianist Gabriella Montero and clarinetist Anthony McGill made the decision a day before Tuesday's inauguration after a sound check to use a previously recorded audio tape for the broadcast of the ceremonies.

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First Family Celebrates Historic Inauguration

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Obama became America's first black president, saying the nation must choose "hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord" to overcome the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

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Busy Inauguration Eve In Washington, D.C.

Updated: 04/09/2009 - With history intersecting the transfer of power, large crowds thronged to the capital Monday, on the eve of Barack Obama's elevation to the presidency. Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, celebrating his 67th birthday, was the guest of honor at a party for 1,400 that included other celebrities, lawmakers and native Kentuckians.

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Bill Would End Early Release Program For Prisoners

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Kentucky senator is seeking to stop a cost-saving program approved by the General Assembly last year that granted murderers and violent offenders an earlier release from prison.

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Ky. Legislators Work On Budget Shortfall

Posted: 01/19/2009 - progress on agreement on the tough decisions, particularly whether to accept Gov. Steve Beshear's proposal to raise the cigarette tax from 30 cents per pack to $1, appears to remain distant.

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Kentuckians Head to Washington

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Campbellsville University Students head to Washington for the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama.

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Bunning Misses Several Senate Votes

Posted: 01/16/2009 - U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning has missed several Senate floor votes in the past week, including one on the release of the remainder of the $700 billion financial rescue package.

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Senate Panel OKs Clinton for Secretary of State

Updated: 04/09/2009 - No barriers are in the way of Hillary Rodham Clinton's confirmation as secretary of state. A full Senate vote is expected next week, following today's 16-1 vote in her favor by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Holder Facing Senate, Admits Past Errors

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Eric Holder Jr's. path to becoming the nation's first African-American attorney general appears rockier than President-elect Barack Obama's other Cabinet choices.

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Obama Addresses The Nation

Posted: 01/08/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama warned of dire and long-lasting consequences if Congress doesn't pump unprecedented dollars into the national economy.

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Ill. Panel to Grill Burris on Senate Appointment

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Illinois Senate-appointee Roland Burris can expect some tough questions from state Republicans today on why he accepted the position offered by disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

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New House Speaker Pushing "Racino" Bill

Updated: 01/07/2009 - Greg Stumbo was sworn in as Kentucky House Speaker Wednesday and by the end of the week, could file a bill to put video lottery terminals at horse tracks.

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Richardson Adviser Worked for Firm Feds Probing

Posted: 01/07/2009 - One of Gov. Bill Richardson's longtime friends and political advisers worked as a consultant for the California firm at the center a federal pay-to-play investigation that derailed the Democratic governor's appointment as commerce secretary.

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Stumbo Sworn In As House Speaker

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Former attorney general and longtime Democratic lawmaker Greg Stumbo took on his new leadership role on Wednesday.

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Burris to Return to Capitol Hill Today

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Some Senate officials say even though he was turned away yesterday, Roland Burris will likely prevail in his effort to claim President-elect Barack Obama's old seat.

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Stumbo Endorsed For House Speaker

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The endorsement came during a private meeting Tuesday, the first day of the 2009 legislative session.

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House Speaker Re-elected

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The woman who made history two years ago by becoming the first female speaker of the House has been re-elected to that post.

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