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For years, self-help books have claimed that women talk more than men. The statistic most cited was 20,000 words spoken per day by women verses 7,000 for the guys. Perhaps what was once true is no longer the case, for in today’s world of technology and with both sexes in the workforce, most new statistics are claiming men and women are more equally matched around 16,000 words a day. more
Imagine going to turn on the lights in your home to find there is no power or rushing a loved one to the emergency room not knowing whether the life-saving medical equipment will work. If Congress adopts impractical policies in response to climate change, this could be our reality. more
For the first time in my life, Mother’s Day will not include my mom. more
There is a rising tide of anti-Semtism in the world, a scourge that is spreading in the Middle East, in Europe and even here in the United States. In recent months, Jewish communities in Pittsburgh and the San Diego area have been victimized by deadly shootings at synagogues. more
When Notre Dame Cathedral burned on April 15, people across the world mourned the damage. more
The youth vaping crisis is putting the health of our children at risk. To address this rampant and dangerous new trend, I’ve introduced the “Tobacco-Free Youth Act,” a bipartisan federal bill with my fellow tobacco state colleague, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA). more
As Senate Majority Leader, my job requires me to spend much of my time in Washington representing our commonwealth. more
Last summer, a Laurel Sheriff's Office deputy noticed a white substance in the back seat of his cruiser. He had busted a drug peddler and transported the criminal to jail. Within minutes of exposure to the powder, the deputy became lightheaded and dizzy. more
To all of the students who recently graduated from a Kentucky college or university, thank you for having the fortitude and determination to make it to the finish line. You’ve achieved something powerful and transformative that will dramatically improve the quality of your life — a college credential. more
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