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Edwards Focuses On Rural Poverty, Obama Highlights Urban Poor

Posted: 07/18/2007 - Presidential candidates John Edwards and Barack Obama focused on the struggles of the nation's poor today. The two Democrats gave competing speeches that underscored the fierce fight for the Democratic nomination.

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Fletcher, Beshear Continue Squabble Over Gambling

Updated: 07/18/2007 - Kentucky's gubernatorial candidates on Wednesday took their squabble over gambling to an agricultural forum where farm policy mingled with talk about legalizing casinos.

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Edwards Begins Tour To Highlight Poverty

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Posted: 07/16/2007 - Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards says linking the federal minimum wage to inflation and strengthening collective bargaining rights could help eliminate poverty in America.

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Kentucky House Speaker Moving Ahead With Peabody Meeting

Posted: 07/16/2007 - House Speaker Jody Richards will go ahead with plans to meet with Peabody Energy's chief executive officer even though Gov. Ernie Fletcher hasn't responded to his invitation to take part.

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McConnell Targeted In Another Anti-War Ad

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Sen. Mitch McConnell is the target of another negative Internet ad that was expected to begin airing on television in Lexington and Louisville on Friday.

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House Speaker Richards On Special Session

Updated: 07/13/2007 - Kentucky House Speaker Jody Richards says State Representatives will walk out again if Governor Fletcher resumes a Special Session on July 30th.

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Bush Iraq War Policy Needs More Time

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Wait until September. That's the message from Secretary of State Condoleezza, who's made the rounds of the morning shows to defend the Bush administration's Iraq strategy.

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Fletcher, Beshear Clash Over Casino Gambling

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democratic challenger Steve Beshear clashed over casino gambling and a stalemated special legislative session in a feisty forum Thursday.

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Kentucky House Members Split Along Party Lines In Iraq War Vote

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Kentucky's US House members split along party lines on legislation calling for a troop withdrawal from Iraq. The four Republican congressmen stuck with President Bush in opposing a pullout, while the two Democrats supported the bill.

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Judge Orders Beverage Tape To Stay Sealed

Posted: 07/12/2007 - Videotaped testimony from a former high-ranking transportation official involved in the state hiring scandal will remain sealed from the public, a Franklin County judge ruled Thursday.

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Edwards Takes Page From RFK's Book, To Give Speech Next Week In Kentucky

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Posted: 07/12/2007 - The campaign of presidential hopeful John Edwards has a ready answer for all the criticism about his expensive haircuts and expansive home. He believes a man can be wealthy and care about the poor, too. He points to a Democratic hero - Robert F. Kennedy.

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