John Yarmuth

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Louisville Congressman John Yarmuth is asking the federal Department of Health and Human Services for an update on Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s Medicaid expansion changes.

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is safe after a shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in northern Virginia. Five people were reportedly shot, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Scalise is reported to be stable.

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Kentucky’s congressional members are tipping their hand as to how they will vote Thursday on the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 

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The lone Democrat in Kentucky’s Congressional delegation has announced he will not attend Donald Trump’s inauguration festivities, joining a growing number of elected officials boycotting the event.

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U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, a Democrat from Louisville, has been elected to be the ranking minority member on the House Budget Committee, putting him in line to chair the powerful committee if Democrats ever take control of the chamber again.

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Congressman John Yarmuth and more than 140 other Democratic representatives are calling on President-Elect Donald Trump to rescind the appointment of Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon as chief strategist. Bannon has been criticized for being anti-Semitic and racist.

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Congressman John Yarmuth has won a sixth term in the House. The Democrat defeated Republican challenger Harold Bratcher and third party candidate Everett Corley.

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Three members of Kentucky’s U.S. Congressional delegation joined 16 other members of Congress in a letter Wednesday seeking clarification from federal agencies regarding industrial hemp guidelines.

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  Louisville Congressman John Yarmuth said he’s worried about violence at polling places after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s claims that the election is rigged in favor of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Lexington Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray says the Kentucky Farm Bureau should change its policies that oppose same-sex marriage and other LGBTQ issues.

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