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The Truths We Hold,
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Guide to Political Revolution,
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Where We Go From Here,
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Promise Me, Dad ,
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Conscience of a Conservative,
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Two Paths,
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Every Other Monday,
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Courage is Contagious,
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Shortest Way Home,
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The Book of Joe ,
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Becoming,
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Our Revolution,
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This Fight Is Our Fight,
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Higher Loyalty,
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The Making of Donald Trump,
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Higher Loyalty ,
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Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
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Outsider in the White House,
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2019 Kentucky Gubernatorial race: debates and news coverage


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    from 2019 KY Governor's race (number of quotes indicated):
  • Adam Edelen (12) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Alison Grimes (2) Kentucky Democratic candidate for governor
  • Andy Beshear (11) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Matt Bevin (8) Kentucky Republican Governor
  • Mitch McConnell (1) Republican Sr Senator Kentucky
  • Robert Goforth (3) Kentucky Republican challenger for Governor
  • Rocky Adkins (5) Kentucky Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
  • Steve Beshear (1) Kentucky Democratic Governor (term-limited 2015)
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Kentucky 2019 Gubernatorial debates and race coverage:
  • Louisville Courier Journal, "Republican moves to allow guns in schools, bars and day cares," by Mandy McLaren, Jan. 9, 2019
  • Louisville Courier Journal, "Bevin draws another opponent in Kentucky governor race," by Bill Estep And Jack Brammer, Jan. 08, 2019
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, "Adam Edelen launches gubernatorial campaign 'for all Kentucky'," by Daniel Desrochers, January 07, 2019
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Andy Beshear to fight ACA ruling," by Thomas Novelly, Dec. 17, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Matt Bevin calls Kentucky pension ruling an 'unprecedented power grab'," by Thomas Novelly, Dec. 14, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Pension ruling hands victory to Beshear over Bevin," by Thomas Novelly, Dec. 14, 2018
  • ABC-13-WBKO, "Andy Beshear: 2018 year end interview," by Dalton Godbey, Dec 11, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Beshear to lawmakers: Legalize gambling to help fix pension system," by Tom Loftus, Nov. 26, 2018
  • Louisville Courier-Journal, "Things To Know about Rocky Adkins," Nov. 14, 2018
  • Lexington Herald-Leader, "Father of Alison Lundergan Grimes indicted in campaign finance conspiracy," by Daniel Desrochers and Bill Estep, 5/21/2018
  • The Morehead News, "Budget restores money to schools by cigarette, opioid taxes," by Ronnie Ellis, Mar 2, 2018
  • The Hill, "Not enough bourbon in Kentucky to make me release voter data," by Max Greenwood, 6/30/17

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy
    Adam Edelen: Kentucky Kick Start: make Main Streets bustling again.
Corporations
    Robert Goforth: As business owner and pharmacists, he's a proven job creator.
Drugs
    Adam Edelen: More beds in Kentucky to treat the scourge of addition.
    Andy Beshear: Sue opioid manufacturers & distributors who flood market.
    Andy Beshear: Funding for prevention; focus on opioid disposal & treatment.
Education
    Adam Edelen: Support teachers with pensions and more in classroom.
    Adam Edelen: Don't make schools profit centers for charter corporations.
    Adam Edelen: Make college affordable to the children of working families.
    Andy Beshear: Committed to a world-class public education.
    Rocky Adkins: Protect public education from private, for-profit schools.
    Andy Beshear: Don't change teacher pensions to 401(k)-style plan.
    Matt Bevin: Legislature should decide teacher pensions, not judges.
    Matt Bevin: Proposed school cuts of $128M; legislature restored them.
    Andy Beshear: Only legislature can implement charters, not Governor.
    Andy Beshear: Only legislature can cut state college budget, not Governor.
    Matt Bevin: 2% budget cut to state colleges and universities.
Energy & Oil
    Adam Edelen: Install solar panels on reclaimed surface mines.
    Adam Edelen: Climate change is real; renewables key to tomorrow's jobs.
Families & Children
    Matt Bevin: Teachers ignore their kids when they protest for pensions.
    Andy Beshear: Prosecute 31 active human trafficking cases in Kentucky.
Government Reform
    Adam Edelen: Zero Tolerance: put crooked politicians behind bars.
    Adam Edelen: Restore Kentucky Commission on Women; 50% women in Cabinet.
    Andy Beshear: State government operates in secret: push for transparency.
    Alison Grimes: Presidential Commission on Election Integrity is a sham.
Gun Control
    Matt Bevin: Culture of violence, like zombie shows, cause mass shootings.
    Matt Bevin: School shootings caused by "culture of death" in media.
    Mitch McConnell: Congress cannot fix school shootings; must act locally.
Health Care
    Adam Edelen: Protect ObamaCare and expanded Medicaid.
    Rocky Adkins: No one should ever have to delay care to pay bills.
    Andy Beshear: Protect ObamaCare: lives hang in the balance.
    Rocky Adkins: Survived cancer at age 35, with chemo & surgery.
Jobs
    Adam Edelen: Ensure that Kentucky workers are paid a living wage.
    Rocky Adkins: Focus on fair wages for 21st century jobs.
Local Issues
    Andy Beshear: Supports state gaming to pay for state pensions.
    Matt Bevin: Opposes state gaming to pay for state pensions.
    Steve Beshear: 2007: pushed for casino gambling; 2018: son doing same.
Principles & Values
    Robert Goforth: Self-description: Christian; father; veteran; conservative.
    Alison Grimes: Father indicted for illegal campaign contributions to Alison.
Social Security
    Andy Beshear: State gaming will cover $43B unfunded state pension plan.
    Matt Bevin: More state contribution to $43B unfunded state pension plan.
Technology
    Adam Edelen: Modernize to new economy including rural broadband internet.
    Rocky Adkins: Improve our roads, bridges, water systems, and Internet.
Welfare & Poverty
    Robert Goforth: We cannot ignore the plight of people who need our help.


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