Andy Beshear

Democrat Andy Beshear has picked up an endorsement from a Republican who ran against Gov. Matt Bevin in the GOP primary.

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A new poll shows Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear in a dead heat ahead of next month’s gubernatorial election. 

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  Gov. Matt Bevin held a press conference Friday to remind voters that he opposes abortion and has signed several anti-abortion bills into law.

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A Kentucky school teacher who moonlights as an Uber driver to make ends meet is being featured in a political ad sharply critical of Gov. Matt Bevin and supportive of his opponent in the gubernatorial race, Democrat Andy Beshear.

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The Kentucky Hospital Association has canceled a fundraiser for Democrat Andy Beshear’s gubernatorial campaign after a news report that the association said a donation would “assure access” to the winner of November’s election.

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  A political science professor from Murray State University predicts pensions and jobs will be big topics at Kentucky’s first televised gubernatorial debate this Thursday in Paducah.

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Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton has removed a judge presiding over a lawsuit between Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear and Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration because of a Facebook “like.”

The Bevin administration asked Minton to disqualify Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd because he “liked” a Facebook post that was supportive of Beshear while presiding over the teacher “sickout” lawsuit.

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  With a little more than a month until Election Day, Kentucky’s TV airwaves and social media feeds are saturated with commercials supporting or attacking Gov. Matt Bevin and his Democratic opponent, Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Advertisements from Bevin tout his relationship with President Donald Trump, Kentucky’s economic growth and his stance on divisive social issues like abortion and immigration.

And commercials from Beshear’s campaign hype up his lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and criticize Bevin’s divisive statements about teachers and other opponents.

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Matt Bevin's own words are used against him in a new campaign ad replaying some of the Kentucky Republican governor's harshest criticism of public school teachers for opposing his pension plans.

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  Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office on Friday denied a request made by Paducah-based attorneys to investigate the McCracken County attorney’s handling of sexual misconduct investigations at McCracken County High School earlier this year.

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