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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Democratic candidate for governor Andy Beshear answers questions from reporters following the gubernatorial debate on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at the Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Beshear unseats incumbent Bevin to be next Kentucky governor

Arden Barnes November 5, 2019

Democratic challenger Andy Beshear will serve as Kentucky’s new governor after defeating Republican incumbent Matt Bevin.Beshear won the race by less than a percentage of the vote at the time the race...

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Obama called out Trump, and we needed to hear his message

September 10, 2018

Last Friday, former U.S. President Barack Obama broke his silence about President Donald Trump and the Republican Party at a University of Illinois speech and his message was one we all need to heed.Until...

Kernel Opinion SIG

Bevin’s bid for reelection is baffling

August 31, 2018

Current Gov. Matt Bevin announced Saturday at the Lincoln Dinner that he will be running for re-election for governor of Kentucky in 2019.After the numerous perceived failures during his current term,...

Why cutting corporate taxes will not lead to America’s economic growth

Sydney Nash November 17, 2017

After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in Congress have set their sights on an issue they believe is a sure win: tax reform.Republicans have introduced a tax reform bill, both in the House and...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Myrtle Beach Sports Center on Feb. 19, 2016 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (Olivier Douliery/TNS)

The Trump problem hits close to home

Saadia Akhtar September 3, 2017

On Saturday, Aug. 26, the Fayette County Republican Party’s office on Southland Drive was vandalized with graffiti saying “Nazi scum” and “Die Nazi.”Both the Kentucky Democratic Party and Lexington...

New Jersey governor Chris Christie introduces republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Kentucky hosts Republican showdown

Marjorie Kirk [email protected] March 3, 2016

The conclusion of Super Tuesday has left the Republican Party at an impasse. Now that Dr. Ben Carson is expected to drop out of the presidential race, the delegates are caught between the constituents’...

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