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Obama Cancels Visit To Lexington

Updated: 05/12/2008 - He was scheduled to speak at an event at the nursing school on the campus of the University of Kentucky on Tuesday morning.

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Poll: Ky. Democrats Give Clinton Commanding Lead

Updated: 05/12/2008 - In a WKYT/The Herald-Leader statewide poll of 500 likely Democratic voters in Kentucky, 58 percent said they would vote for Sen. Hillary Clinton on May 20 over Sen. Barack Obama who trailed with 31 percent.

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Poll: Race, Gender Not Factor For Most Ky. Democrats

Updated: 05/12/2008 - In a WKYT/The Herald-Leader statewide poll of 500 likely Democratic voters, the majority of those surveyed don’t think Sen. Hillary Clinton’s gender or Sen. Barack Obama’s race is a factor in their electability.

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Obama Wins Endorsement Of Government Employees Union

Posted: 05/09/2008 - The American Federation of Government Employees endorsed Barack Obama Friday, giving the Illinois senator fresh momentum toward capturing the Democratic nomination for president.

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Evidence Scant That Wright Hurt Obama Much In Ind., N.C.

Posted: 05/08/2008 - The reaction - or lack of it - by Indiana and North Carolina voters to the Rev. Jeremiah Wright's incendiary comments emphasizes how deeply entrenched the racial lines of support are for the two Democratic presidential rivals.

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Obama Claims N. Carolina, Indiana Too Close to Call

Posted: 05/07/2008 - It isn't even close in North Carolina's Democratic primary, where Barack Obama is the winner. Returns so far give him a more than 20-point edge over Hillary Clinton. Obama benefited from North Carolina's large black population.

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Indiana, N.C. Voters Settling Largest Remaining Contests

Posted: 05/06/2008 - Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton once again faced-off in crucial primaries as voters in Indiana and North Carolina crowded polls Tuesday seeking to settle the largest remaining contests in an epic Democratic presidential nomination struggle.

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Today On The Presidential Campaign Trail

Posted: 05/01/2008 - Obama tries to move Democratic campaign beyond pastor's sermons to public policy issues ... DNC chairman under Bill Clinton urges Democrats to unite behind Obama ... McCain's promises would cost billions but he's vague on how he'd pay for proposals

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AP NewsBreak: Former Democratic Leader Switches To Obama

Posted: 05/01/2008 - A leader of the Democratic Party under Bill Clinton has switched his allegiance to Barack Obama and is encouraging fellow Democrats to "heal the rift in our party" and unite behind the Illinois senator.

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Candidate Profiles For The 29th District State Senate Seat

Updated: 05/01/2008 - Four years ago, only 24 votes separated the two candidates for the 29th District State Senate seat. Johnny Ray Turner beat Eric Shane Hamilton by that slim margin. Now the same two candidates are battling each other again to represent Breathitt, Floyd, Letcher, and Knott Counties.

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McCain Seeks Tax Credit For Health Care

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain wants health insurance companies to compete for your business on the open market.

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Beshear Vetoes Transportation Funding Bill

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Gov. Steve Beshear vetoed a two-year, $3.8 billion transportation plan on Monday, saying the legislation would have hampered his administration's ability to adequately manage road projects in the state.

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Clinton's Win Still Leaves Her The Underdog

Posted: 04/23/2008 - Still the underdog in a contest that won't quit, Hillary Rodham Clinton pulled off a feisty act of political survival in the Pennsylvania primary, defeating Barack Obama to keep her Democratic presidential hopes alive.

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Secretary Of State Is Encouraging Voter Involvement

Updated: 04/23/2008 - Secretary of State Trey Grayson is encouraging voters to take an active role in the upcoming May primary election by signing up to become a precinct election officer.

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Senator John McCain Visits Eastern Kentucky

Updated: 04/23/2008 - It was standing room only Wednesday at the old Martin County Courthouse as hundreds gathered to hear Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain speak.

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