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Afternoon Round-Up 7/25/12

Jul 25, 2012
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Today on NPR: Some pay phones offer free Wi-Fi as part of New York City's experiment to breathe new life into its abandoned public phones.

Former Auditor Crit Luallen says she will not challenge Republican U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in 2014.

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Kentucky Republicans hoping to win the state House in elections this fall are getting a helping hand from the party’s leader.

From NPR: There's no magic elixir for healthy aging, but here's one more thing to add to the list: good gut health.

McConnell Raises Another Million Dollars for Re-Election

Jul 16, 2012
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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has banked another million dollars for his re-election campaign. That gives Kentucky’s senior senator more than $6 million dollars for an election still more than two years away. 

KY Republicans Push for Healthcare Repeal

Jul 2, 2012

Republicans are doubling down on their efforts to repeal the health care law and they’re getting assistance from some powerful Kentucky lawmakers. Kentucky’s Mitch McConnell is the top Republican in the Senate. He says he’s leading his conference into political battle over the health care law.

US Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul of Kentucky were quick to respond to the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health care overhaul. Speaking on the Senate floor this morning,  republican minority leader McConnell  said Congress must act to repeal what called this misguided law.

McConnell Wants EPA Regulation Blocked

Jun 20, 2012

Senator Mitch McConnell is urging his colleagues to block a move by the Environmental Protection Agency that would limit coal fired power plant emissions in the Commonwealth.

Kentucky’s two Republican senators yesterday helped their party block the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have given women new tools to combat pay discrimination in the workforce.