Andy Barr

6:39 am
Fri October 11, 2013

KY Congressmen Look For Bipartisanship In Farm bill

Kentucky Representatives Ed Whitfield, Andy Barr and Brett Guthrie are calling on House Speaker John Boehner to assign farm bill conferees from the House of Representatives to meet with Senate conferees.

They want an across-the-aisle agreement on a new long-term farm bill.

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12:12 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Kentucky's Andy Barr Says He'll Focus On Compromise In New Congress

Originally published on Sat January 5, 2013 4:10 pm



When Congress reconvened on January 3rd, it did so with 84 newly elected members. We've been profiling a few of the newcomers over the past week. Today, we'll learn a bit more about the latest Republican to join Kentucky delegation Andy Barr. Here's Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston.

KENNY COLSTON, BYLINE: The halls of Henry Clay High School in Lexington aren't that much different than the halls of power its namesake served in: loud and busy. But this place brings back memories for Congressman-elect Andy Barr.

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7:57 am
Thu January 3, 2013

Barr to Take Oath in DC


Republican Andy Barr will be sworn in this afternoon in Washington as Kentucky’s newest U.S. congressman. The Lexington attorney won the November election over Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler in a bitter 6th District race.

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3:41 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Barr Urges Temporary Fix for Fiscal Cliff


Sixth District Congressman-Elect Andy Barr says he'll get serious when it comes to cutting spending as Congress deals with the so-called "fiscal cliff." Barr made the remarks on KET's One To One with Bill Goodman this week. In the meantime, however, Barr urged members of Congress to create a temporary fix.

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11:07 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Conway: Kentucky Democrats Suffer No Long-Term Damage After Ben Chandler Loss

Ben Chandler

Democratic Rep. Ben Chandler's defeat in his re-election bid Tuesday  won't  hinder the Kentucky Democratic Party in future years, a party leader said.

But Attorney General Jack Conway also said he’s upset that Kentucky will have only one Democratic congressman for the next two years -- Rep. John Yarmuth in the Third District.

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3:36 pm
Mon August 27, 2012

Revised RNC Schedule Still Gives Kentuckians Speaking Slots

The schedule shuffling at this year’'s Republican National Convention won'’t cost any Kentucky politicians their speaking slots.

With the first day'’s events canceled due to Tropical Storm (soon to be Hurricane) Isaac, at least two Kentucky speakers were in danger of being knocked off the schedule.

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11:40 am
Wed June 13, 2012

NRCC Makes Early Ad Buy for Andy Barr

Republican Kentucky Congressional Candidate Andy Barr

The national group in charge of getting Republicans elected to Congress is investing $400,000 in Kentucky'’s Sixth Congressional District.

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2:27 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses Kelly

Patrick Kelly

The Texas group Republican Liberty Caucus is endorsing Patrick Kelly in the Sixth Congressional District Republican primary. Kelly is running against 2010 candidate Andy Barr for the seat. 

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