Steve Beshear

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Steve Beshear is a former Democratic governor of Kentucky and the author of People over Politics.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants his version of health care reform passed by Thursday. It will only take two Republican defectors to break seven years of promises.

McConnell hits headwinds, delays health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants his version of health care reform passed by Thursday. It will only take two Republican defectors to break seven years of promises.

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Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

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