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Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has won a fourth term in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.

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Long lines of voters formed in Kentucky's second largest city, and election officials called for extra voting machines to be brought in.

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Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr says he does not support President Donald Trump's proposal to end citizenship for children born in the United States to non-citizen parents.

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The political ads in the Ohio Valley are playing on what seems like a constant loop. That’s not unusual for election season. But what is unusual this year is how many ads focus on health care. Consider this one from Kentucky Republican Andy Barr, who’s facing a tough challenge in the 6th Congressional District from Democrat Amy McGrath.

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Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has raised more than $1.1 million in the past three months.

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The cheering out of the Bath County High School gym on Friday afternoon sounded like there was a nail-biter of a basketball game going on inside. 

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On a hot September day, a small crowd gathered around 6th district Congressman Andy Barr at the Fall Festival in Midway. He ticked off his record — the tax cuts bill passed last December, scaling back parts of the Dodd-Frank consumer protections and the Republican attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Democrat Amy McGrath's campaign says she has raised more than $3.6 million in the past three months in her effort to defeat Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky.

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Candidates in a competitive Kentucky Congressional district are complaining about a pair of allegedly misleading TV ads airing weeks ahead of a pivotal election that could help determine which party controls Congress in the second half of Republican President Donald Trump's first term.

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A veteran Kentucky political observer expects the fall congressional race between incumbent Andy Barr and first-time candidate Amy McGrath to be competitive.

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