Phillip M. Bailey (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Correspondent

Philip Bailey is a reporter and political correspondent for Kentucky Public Radio based out of WFPL  in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Healthcare Reform
12:26 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Supreme Court Begins Hearing Case Challenging Healthcare Reform

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear three days of arguments challenging the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law Monday.

Justices will hear several different legal arguments against the Affordable Care Act, but their first question will be whether it is too soon for the high court to review the law.

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Politics
10:53 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Schumer Rips McConnell’s Leadership

In an interview with Politico, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-Ny., used intense partisan language to attack Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., calling the GOP leader’s strategy “petty” and painting him as weak.

The extensive piece shows the New York Democrat criticizing McConnell on a number of fronts, from the high-profiled budget negotiations to little known trade agreements. The two have been bitter foes since 2008, when the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee that Schumer chaired ran attack ads against McConnell over the bank bailout.

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-Government & Politics - WKMS
10:53 am
Tue December 13, 2011

JCPS Board Delays Student Assignment Vote

The Jefferson County Board of Education has been presented a new student assignment plan after months of anticipation, but the board has delayed any decisions about implementing the plan until next month.

The new plan was proposed to the board at Monday night’s board meeting. The proposal maintains the current six clusters and boundaries the district uses to measure diversity, but includes new diversity criteria recommended by UCLA professor Gary Orfield, who provided the district with ideas in September.

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Politics
10:53 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Schumer Rips McConnell’s Leadership

In an interview with Politico, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-Ny., used intense partisan language to attack Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., calling the GOP leader’s strategy “petty” and painting him as weak.

The extensive piece shows the New York Democrat criticizing McConnell on a number of fronts, from the high-profiled budget negotiations to little known trade agreements. The two have been bitter foes since 2008, when the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee that Schumer chaired ran attack ads against McConnell over the bank bailout.

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Politics
10:53 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Schumer Rips McConnell’s Leadership

 

In an interview with Politico, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-Ny., used intense partisan language to attack Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., calling the GOP leader’s strategy “petty” and painting him as weak.

The extensive piece shows the New York Democrat criticizing McConnell on a number of fronts, from the high-profiled budget negotiations to little known trade agreements. The two have been bitter foes since 2008, when the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee that Schumer chaired ran attack ads against McConnell over the bank bailout.

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-Government & Politics - WKMS
2:50 pm
Wed December 7, 2011

McConnell Backhands Fellow Republicans Millionaire Tax Increase Bill

During a press conference Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., took jabs at a fellow GOP lawmaker for introducing a bill that raises taxes on wealthy Americans to extend the payroll tax cuts.

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