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Whenever the Senate is not in session, I enjoy working at home in Kentucky and hearing first-hand from my constituents. During the July state work period, I again traveled across Kentucky to meet with families, veterans, workers and students. I’m proud to represent them in Washington and always appreciate spending time with them in the Commonwealth. These conversations help me – as Senate Majority Leader – keep Kentucky’s priorities at the center of national attention. more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald Trump has chosen a superb nominee to serve on the Supreme Court. Through the most transparent and democratic process in recent memory, he has selected a brilliant judge with an outstanding reputation. Now it is the Senate’s turn to give Judge Brett Kavanaugh fair and thorough consideration. more

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The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy largely overshadowed an important decision handed down by the Supreme Court. more

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It was 242 years ago when America's colonial leaders declared their independence from a tyrant who trampled their rights and usurped their self-rule. They outlined 27 specific violations citing a "long train of abuses" reaching back a decade to the Stamp Act and decided the relationship was irretrievably broken. So on July 4, 1776 the Founders formally separated from Great Britain and declared us a new nation. more

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After the announcement of the retirement of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy earlier this week, President Trump has yet another historical opportunity to nominate a justice to the United States Supreme Court, a justice who will follow the Constitution, not rewrite it. more

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Last year, President Trump responded to the growing opioid addiction crisis by declaring a national public health emergency—and for good reason. On average, 116 Americans die every single day as a result of an opioid drug overdose. And in my home state of Kentucky, we suffer from the third highest opioid overdose mortality rate in the nation. more

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Not even two years into the Trump administration, our country is finally getting back on the right track. On the heels of a major regulatory rollback and historic tax reform, consumer confidence is soaring and unemployment is shrinking. I’m proud of the many promises this Republican Congress has worked closely with President Trump to fulfill for your family, and I would like to update you on our recent work. more

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There has been significant media coverage in recent weeks surrounding protests by the Poor People’s Campaign at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort. Some sources have suggested that this group is somehow being arbitrarily “shut out” of access to the building because of the content of their message. This is simply not true. more

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In June of 2016, Gov. Matt Bevin appointed individuals to the Board of Kentucky Retirement Systems with significant investment experience. However, Attorney General Andy Beshear immediately filed a lawsuit to block these appointments and keep his father’s political appointees in place. There is no doubt that Kentucky taxpayers and pension beneficiaries won by AG Beshear losing the case. more

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 Attorney General Andy Beshear is getting plenty of practice for his next campaign as he travels across the Commonwealth to spread fear and misinformation about the new pension reform bill … more
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