Right now, the South is on fire with Delta variant COVID cases. And most of those states are run by Republican governors. And leaders like Florida’s Ron DeSantis, Texas’ Greg Abbott and Tennessee’s Bill Lee are doing next to nothing to protect the children of their state.
When he first took office, Joe Biden promised to make a good faith effort to work with Republicans. And that effort has been made on numerous occasions over Biden’s first few months in office.
Mitch McConnell, though, has often urged his senators against working with the president or supporting his legislation. This is the same kind of obstructionist behavior the senate minority leader was so fond of during Barack Obama‘s time in office.
There are more Democrats than there are Republicans. This is not only borne out in the number of registered voters. Democrats have consistently won presidential elections by wide margins.
The thing that has allowed Republicans to take office despite losing popular votes is the electoral college. There have been frequent calls for Democrats to abolish the practice. The GOP, unsurprisingly, is against this.
Andy Beshear is somewhat of an anomaly in the state of Kentucky. In 2016, Donald Trump easily won the state, defeating Hillary Clinton by a margin of over 30%.
But in 2019, incumbent Republican governor Matt Bevin had become one of the most unpopular lawmakers in the country. And shockingly, Beshear was able to defeat Bevin by a narrow margin in the November race.
Yesterday, the Attorney General of Kentucky only filed charges of wanton endangerment against just one of the officers involved in the Breonna Taylor shooting. Last night, protesters took to the streets in a number of cities over the miscarriage of justice.
Tonight the eyes of the nation are turned toward Louisville, Kentucky. Today, the state’s Attorney General, Daniel Cameron, announced that none of the police officers involved in the Breonna Taylor killing will be charged with murder.
Kentucky voters are angry at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s response to the economic crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. Protesters have taken to protesting outside McConnell’s Louisville office, carrying signs with slogans such as “Mitch Better Have My Money.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to give virus hit blue states aid, but his state of Kentucky is the second most dependent on federal funds.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D-KY) announced that someone in his state got infected with coronavirus by attending a coronavirus party.
Rep. Dan Johnson's suicide comes a day after he held a press conference at his church, where he denied accusations that he molested a 17-year-old girl.
The judge ruled when Trump “repeatedly...instructed, and commanded” supporters to “get em’ out of here” the result was protesters being punched and kicked
If Trump wants to keep calling the Affordable Care Act a “disaster,” he probably shouldn’t do it in a state that has benefited so much from the law.
Note to Trump: The election was more than four months ago.
While Kentucky is a conservative state that Trump carried by nearly 30 percentage points last fall, it has in many ways become ground zero for the fight over protecting the Affordable Care Act.
For Republican Matt Bevin, the man who has been Kentucky governor for roughly a month, besides spending whatever political capital he has to repay the extremist religious right, he is facing a petition for impeachment.
Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's Ark theme park
Beshear signed an executive order on Tuesday to restore voting rights to 180,000 Kentucky residents who had completed their sentences
Now if only Democrats would make a special effort to demonstrate to moderates that a major contributor to this country's problems is conservative Christians and moderates pandering to evangelical fanatics forcing religion on the country, voters might wake up.
Three Southern U.S. states have Governors races in 2015, and Democrats are poised to win two of them.
Franklin Graham says that by imposing her religion on other people, the Rowan County clerk is "Fighting for religious freedom for all of us"