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Gay man who was denied marriage license by Kim Davis loses primary bid to overthrow her in Kentucky

Three years after being denied a marriage license by Rowan County clerk Kim Davis in Kentucky, David Ermold has been edged out of the running…
This Kentucky math teacher just beat the House Republican leader who cut his pension

This Kentucky math teacher just beat the House Republican leader who cut his pension

In what was likely the most critical test of teachers’ electoral power in Kentucky, math teacher R. Travis Brenda won 51 percent of the vote against Republican House Leader Jonathan Shell, a darling
Kentucky Math Teacher, Riding Wave of Public Anger, Defeats State House Majority Leader

Kentucky Math Teacher, Riding Wave of Public Anger, Defeats State House Majority Leader

Travis Brenda, a math teacher at Rockcastle County High School in Kentucky, defeated one of the state’s most powerful lawmakers, Jonathan Shell, in a Republican primary.
How Amy McGrath Went From Marine Fighter Pilot to Victorious Democrat

How Amy McGrath Went From Marine Fighter Pilot to Victorious Democrat

Amy McGrath spoke after winning the Democratic nomination in Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District in Richmond, Ky., on Tuesday.
How Amy McGrath Went From Marine Fighter Pilot to Victorious Democrat

How Amy McGrath Went From Marine Fighter Pilot to Victorious Democrat

Amy McGrath spoke after winning the Democratic nomination in Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District in Richmond, Ky., on Tuesday.
A Kentucky Town Votes Against a Culture War Rematch

A Kentucky Town Votes Against a Culture War Rematch

Voters in Morehead, Ky., were eager to move past the media circus of 2015, when Kim Davis denied a marriage license to a gay couple.
A Kentucky Town Votes Against a Culture War Rematch

A Kentucky Town Votes Against a Culture War Rematch

Voters in Morehead, Ky., were eager to move past the media circus of 2015, when Kim Davis denied a marriage license to a gay couple.
A Valedictorian Was Barred From Delivering His High School Graduation Speech. He Spoke by Megaphone Instead
This valedictorian's Catholic school banned his graduation speech. He delivered it outside with a bullhorn instead.

This valedictorian's Catholic school banned his graduation speech. He delivered it outside with a bullhorn instead.

Most high school valedictorians deliver their graduation speeches in overcrowded gymnasiums to slightly sleepy crowds, but for one Kentucky senior things played out very differently. Christian Bales,
Trump’s Summer Campaign Priority: Target Red-State Democratic Senators

Trump’s Summer Campaign Priority: Target Red-State Democratic Senators

President Trump at a rally on Tuesday in Nashville. He plans, for now, to campaign where he can have an immediate effect.
Trump’s Summer Campaign Priority: Target Red-State Democratic Senators

Trump’s Summer Campaign Priority: Target Red-State Democratic Senators

President Trump at a rally on Tuesday in Nashville. He plans, for now, to campaign where he can have an immediate effect.
As Kentucky rushes to remake Medicaid, advocates try to protect health care for the homeless

As Kentucky rushes to remake Medicaid, advocates try to protect health care for the homeless

Adrienne Bush isn’t a fan of Medicaid work requirements — or as she, the executive director of the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky, puts it, “coercing people into minimum wage jobs.” In 32
Whiskey Tourists Can Now Ship Bottles of Kentucky Bourbon Home

Whiskey Tourists Can Now Ship Bottles of Kentucky Bourbon Home

What took Kentucky officials so long? A new law allowing tourists to ship home bottles of Kentucky bourbon is sure to boost sales and visitors to the Bluegrass State. What's even better is the craft
Kentucky Crowd Cheers Valedictorian’s Trump Quote, Then Learns Obama Said It

Kentucky Crowd Cheers Valedictorian’s Trump Quote, Then Learns Obama Said It

Ben Bowling, the valedictorian of Bell County High School.
This Valedictorian Tricked His Trump-Loving Town into Cheering Obama

This Valedictorian Tricked His Trump-Loving Town into Cheering Obama

"I just thought it was a really good quote,” the rogue valedictorian said.
The Masterpiece Decision Isn’t Harmless

The Masterpiece Decision Isn’t Harmless

A cake decorated by Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo. A gay couple complained when Mr. Phillips refused to sell them a custom cake.
“Siri, End Facebook”; Manafort Can’t Crime Good 6.5.18

“Siri, End Facebook”; Manafort Can’t Crime Good 6.5.18

In episode 162, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Ify Nwadiwe to discuss the Kentucky valedictorian who trolled his graduating class, Apple's new announcements at WWDC, Trump coming up with a