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Democrats: Obama Good Shot In Ky., Despite May Vote

Updated: 06/08/2008 - ... Kentucky voters told pollsters in May that race was a factor in their vote in the primary, with Hillary Clinton easily winning the state, now considered McCain country.

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Beshear Forms "Open-Government" Task Force

Posted: 06/07/2008 - ... group will suggest how to create "one-stop" access tools allowing Kentuckians to more easily track state spending and state programs.

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Beshear Heading To Japan To Boost Business Ties

Posted: 06/07/2008 - ...Beshear will lead a Kentucky delegation that leaves Sunday for a weeklong economic development trip to Japan - which ranks first in foreign investment in Kentucky.

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Democrats Obama, Clinton Meet Privately

Posted: 06/06/2008 - Barack Obama met privately with Hillary Rodham Clinton, a likely vice presidential candidate, as the Democratic nominee-in-waiting sought to unite his fractured party against Republican John McCain in November.

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Hillary Clinton To End Historic Candidacy & Support Obama

Updated: 06/04/2008 - Hillary Rodham Clinton is ending her historic bid to become the first female president and will back rival Barack Obama on Saturday, capping a 17-month quest that began with the words "I'm in it to win it" with a more humble plea for party unity.

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State Capitol Upgrades Halted

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Senate President David Williams has halted renovations on Kentucky lawmakers' digs at the Capitol Annex.

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Kentucky Pension Task Force Begins Work On Solutions

Posted: 06/04/2008 - As Kentucky's public employee pension system lurches deeper into financial difficulties, Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday asked a panel he created last week to suggest solutions within the next six months.

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Global Warming Bill Could Mean Paying More At The Pump

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The Senate began what is expected to be a week long, contentious debate over legislation to combat global warming by mandatory reductions in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

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Obama Clinches Democratic Nomination

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Barack Obama is declaring himself the Democratic presidential nominee in a long-time-coming victory speech while reaching out to defeated rival Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Senator Barack Obama Reaches The "Magical Number"

Posted: 06/04/2008 - As Superdelegates Fall In Line, Illinois Sen. Hits Magic Number. The polls have closed in South Dakota and CBS News estimates Barack Obama has secured the support of enough delegates to the Democratic National Convention to lay claim to the mantle of presumptive nominee.

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McConnell, Lunsford Turn Attention To Fall Campaign

Posted: 05/21/2008 - Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democrat Bruce Lunsford agree on one thing - expect a hard-hitting matchup. But the new rivals took turns portraying each other as the aggressor in switching to fall campaign mode after winning Kentucky's Senate primaries.

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McCain Congratulates Clinton on Ky. Win

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain says he called Senator Clinton Tuesday to congratulate her on her win in Kentucky.

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Kentucky Sets Voting Record

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Record numbers of voters have cast ballots in Kentucky's presidential primary.

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McConnell - Lunsford To Meet In November

Updated: 05/21/2008 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has won the GOP Senate primary in Kentucky. Businessman Bruce Lunsford picks up the Democratic primary to advance to matchup with McConnell.

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Clinton Wins Kentucky, Turns Up Heat On Superdelegates

Updated: 05/21/2008 - Kentucky voters overwhelmingly picked Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton as their choice for the Democratic presidential nomination, but it wasn't immediately clear if Gov. Steve Beshear and two other uncommitted superdelegates will follow their lead.

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Steady Local Voter Turnout

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Les Fugate with the Secretary of State's Office is referring to Tuesday's turnout at the polls as "steady but not heavy," estimating about 20 percent of registered voters making it to the polls.

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Candidates Wait For Returns To Come In

Updated: 05/20/2008 - After the polls close in Kentucky, plenty of people will be watching the returns very closely, including the candidates themselves.

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29th District State Senate Race

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Only 24 votes separated Johnny Ray Turner and Eric Shane Hamilton in 2004 and both hope Tuesday night is not like it was four years ago on election night.

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