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Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has easily won the GOP nomination in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District ahead of what's likely to be an intense re-election campaign in November.

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  Perhaps the most hotly contested race for the U.S. House this year in Kentucky is in the 6th  congressional district, which includes Lexington and the surrounding area. And for the six Democrats competing in Tuesday’s primary for the party’s nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Andy Barr, health care has become a central issue to their campaigns.

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  Democrats trying to unseat Republican Congressman Andy Barr all embraced progressive policies like expanding health care, gun control and legalizing some form of marijuana use during a debate that aired live on KET Monday night, but they all distanced themselves from the party’s national leaders.

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  Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has filed for re-election in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.

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Democratic Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is running for Congress. 

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  National Democrats are targeting a Kentucky congressman in a radio ad campaign attacking Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

Barr Unveils Bill to Address Military Sexual Trauma

Sep 22, 2017

Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr sees a proposed federal pilot program as a step to provide better care for military veterans who have suffered sexual assault while in service. 

The Republican representative detailed the Military Sexual Assault Victim Empowerment Act in Frankfort Friday.  


Rep. Andy Barr on Graham-Cassidy Health Bill

Sep 22, 2017

The U.S. Senate could vote next week on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 

Although still a major question mark, proponents have argued the chance of passage for this bill is better compared to a previous GOP health reform measure that failed at the end of July.


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The first woman to fly an F-18 fighter jet in combat says she’ll run as a Democrat for the central Kentucky Congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Andy Barr.

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Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to be in Lexington on Wednesday as part of the Administration’s efforts to get support for the health care bill being considered in the Senate. Arriving on Air Force Two with the Vice President  will be Sixth District Representative Andy Barr.

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