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CJ: John Yarmuth seeking 6th term

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, the only Democrat in Kentucky’s congressional caucus, said Monday he will seek a sixth term, ending speculation he might announce retirement in time for another Democrat to run. “I think I am a strong voice for progressive positions—the only progressive voice on federal issues in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the …

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Jack Conway’s Kentucky Jobs Plan

Fellow Kentuckian — My top priority as Kentucky’s next governor is to grow our economy, support our businesses, and create more good-paying jobs. We’re starting to turn a corner after economic turmoil, but too many are still struggling and we can’t let the middle class get left behind. To get this done, I’ll practice the …

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USA: Looking for the next crisis? Try student debt

The numbers are staggering: more than $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, 40 million borrowers, an average balance of $29,000. It’s not hard to find indications that student debt is a large (and growing) problem. But unless you or someone you love holds student loans, it can be hard to feel the problem’s immediacy. …

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