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Alecia Webb-Edgington is a former Republican member of the Kentucky House of Representatives.
Anti-abortion movements, also referred to as pro-life movements, are involved in the abortion debate advocating against the practice of abortion and its legality.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
A Bachelor of Science (Latin Baccalaureus Scientiae, B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc, or B.Sc; or, less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B., from the equivalent Latin Scientiae Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years, or a person holding such a degree.
Bashar Hafez al-Assad (بشار حافظ الأسد, Levantine pronunciation:;; born 11 September 1965) is a Syrian politician who has been the 19th and current President of Syria since 17 July 2000.
Benjamin Eugene Quayle (born November 5, 1976) is an American lawyer and politician who is a former U.S. Representative for.
Bernard Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007.
For the political candidate see United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky, 2012#District 4 William 'Bill' Adkins, (died March 28, 1982) was a Canadian noted for his work in amateur theater.
Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae.
The Club for Growth is a 501(c)(4) conservative organization active in the United States, with an agenda focused on cutting taxes and other economic issues.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is a federal agency within the legislative branch of the United States government that provides budget and economic information to Congress.
American conservatism is a broad system of political beliefs in the United States that is characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Judeo-Christian values, moral absolutism, free markets and free trade, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived threats posed by socialism, authoritarianism, and moral relativism.
The Conservative Review is an American news media company founded by conservative political commentator and radio personality Mark Levin, who serves as its current editor-in-chief.
Constitutionalism is "a complex of ideas, attitudes, and patterns of behavior elaborating the principle that the authority of government derives from and is limited by a body of fundamental law".
A County Judge/Executive (or simply, Judge/Executive, and often spelled Judge-Executive) is an elected official in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky who is the head of the executive branch of a government in a county.
Donald Milford Payne Jr. (born December 17, 1958) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2012.
Electrical engineering is a professional engineering discipline that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve or simply the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States of America.
FreedomWorks is a conservative and libertarian advocacy group based in Washington D.C., United States.
Garrison is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lewis County, Kentucky, United States.
Geoffrey Clark Davis (born October 26, 1958) is a former U.S. Representative for, serving from 2005 to 2012.
Government debt (also known as public interest, public debt, national debt and sovereign debt) is the debt owed by a government.
Gun Owners of America (GOA) is a gun rights organization in the United States with over 1.5 million members.
The Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA) is an act of the U.S. Congress prohibiting any unauthorized individual from knowingly possessing a loaded or unsecured firearm at a place that the individual knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, is a school zone as defined by.
Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products.
Huntington is a city in Cabell County and Wayne County in the U.S. state of West Virginia.
Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is a retired American professional golfer.
John James Duncan Jr. (born July 21, 1947) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1988.
John Andrew Boehner (born, 1949) is an American politician who served as the 53rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2011 to 2015.
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA; barnāmeye jāme‘e eqdāme moshtarak, acronym: برجام BARJAM), known commonly as the Iran nuclear deal or Iran deal, is an agreement on the nuclear program of Iran reached in Vienna on 14 July 2015 between Iran, the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council—China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States—plus Germany), and the European Union.
Justin A. Amash (born April 18, 1980) is an American attorney and Republican member of Congress.
Katherine Jean "Kate" Bolduan (born July 28, 1983) is an American broadcast journalist.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Kentucky's 4th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
The Khan Shaykhun chemical attack took place on 4 April 2017 on the town of Khan Shaykhun in the Idlib Governorate of Syria.
The Lemelson-MIT Program awards several prizes yearly to inventors in the United States.
Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
A libertarian Republican is a politician or Republican party member who has advocated libertarian policies while typically voting for and being involved with the United States Republican Party.
Libertarianism in the United States is a movement promoting individual liberty and minimized government.
The House Liberty Caucus is a congressional caucus consisting of conservative, libertarian, and libertarian conservative Republican members of the United States House of Representatives.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
A Master of Science (Magister Scientiae; abbreviated MS, M.S., MSc, M.Sc., SM, S.M., ScM, or Sc.M.) is a master's degree in the field of science awarded by universities in many countries, or a person holding such a degree.
Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems.
In the United States, Medicare is a national health insurance program, now administered by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services of the U.S. federal government but begun in 1966 under the Social Security Administration.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is the name for each of a series of United States federal laws specifying the annual budget and expenditures of the U.S. Department of Defense.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2013 (short title) is a United States federal law which specifies the budget and expenditures of the United States Department of Defense for Fiscal Year 2013.
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is an American non-profit organization based in Washington, DC whose aim is to move public opinion sufficiently to achieve the legalization of non-medical marijuana in the United States so that the responsible use of cannabis by adults is no longer subject to penalty.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
Off-the-grid is a system and lifestyle designed to help people function without the support of remote infrastructure, such as an electrical grid.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA), or Planned Parenthood, is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care in the United States and globally.
Politico, known earlier as The Politico, is an American political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.
Randal Howard "Rand" Paul (born January 7, 1963) is an American politician and physician serving as the junior United States Senator from Kentucky since 2011, alongside Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Reason is an American libertarian monthly magazine published by the Reason Foundation.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Roll Call is a newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C., United States, when the United States Congress is in session.
Ronald Ernest Paul (born August 20, 1935) is an American author, physician and retired politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district from 1976 to 1977 and again from 1979 to 1985, and for Texas's 14th congressional district from 1997 to 2013.
Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American politician and actor who served as the 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
School choice is a term for K–12 public education options in the United States, describing a wide array of programs offering students and their families alternatives to publicly provided schools, to which students are generally assigned by the location of their family residence.
The Second Amendment Caucus, also known as the House Second Amendment Caucus, is a congressional caucus consisting of conservative and libertarian Republican members of the United States House of Representatives who support Second Amendment rights.
This is a complete list of current members of the United States House of Representatives based on seniority.
In the United States, Social Security is the commonly used term for the federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program and is administered by the Social Security Administration.
Solar power is the conversion of energy from sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), indirectly using concentrated solar power, or a combination.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
Steven Lynn Beshear (born September 21, 1944) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 61st governor of Kentucky from 2007 to 2015.
The Stolen Valor Act of 2013 is a United States federal law that was passed by the 113th United States Congress.
Suzan Kay DelBene (born February 17, 1962) is an American politician and businesswoman who has been the United States Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district since 2012.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
The Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018,, is a congressional revenue act originally introduced in Congress as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), that amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
Tax reform is the process of changing the way taxes are collected or managed by the government and is usually undertaken to improve tax administration or to provide economic or social benefits.
The Tea Party movement is an American conservative movement within the Republican Party.
The Cincinnati Post was an afternoon daily newspaper published in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
Courier Journal, locally called The Courier-Journal or The C-J or The Courier, is the largest news organization in Kentucky.
The Daily News is a daily newspaper based in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction are traditional methods of building with heavy timbers, creating structures using squared-off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden pegs.
The United States Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988 makes it illegal to manufacture, import, sell, ship, deliver, possess, transfer, or receive any firearm that is not as detectable by walk-through metal detection as a security exemplar containing 3.7 oz (105 g) of steel, or any firearm with major components that do not generate an accurate image before standard airport imaging technology.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
The United States fiscal cliff was a situation that took place in January 2013 when several previously-enacted laws came into effect simultaneously, increasing taxes and decreasing spending.
The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is a United States House of Representatives committee that has existed in varying forms since 1816.
The Committee on Science, Space and Technology is a committee of the United States House of Representatives.
The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The 2012 United States House of Representatives elections in Kentucky were held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 to elect the six U.S. Representatives from the state of Kentucky, one from each of the state's six congressional districts.
The Subcommittee on Government Operations is a subcommittee within the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules is a standing committee within the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The Science Subcommittee on Energy is one of six subcommittees of the United States House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
The Science Subcommittee on Technology is one of six subcommittees of the United States House Committee on Science and Technology.
The Subcommittee on Aviation is a subcommittee within the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials is a subcommittee within the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment is a subcommittee within the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
United States sanctions against Iran refer to economic, trade, scientific and military sanctions against Iran, which have been imposed by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, or by the international community under U.S. pressure through the United Nations Security Council.
Vanceburg is a home rule-class city in Lewis County, Kentucky, United States, along the Ohio River.
Venture capital (VC) is a type of private equity, a form of financing that is provided by firms or funds to small, early-stage, emerging firms that are deemed to have high growth potential, or which have demonstrated high growth (in terms of number of employees, annual revenue, or both).
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the component of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) led by the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health that implements the healthcare program of the VA through the administration and operation of numerous VA Medical Centers (VAMC), Outpatient Clinics (OPC), Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC), and VA Community Living Centers (VA Nursing Home) Programs.
In parliamentary procedure, a voice vote (or viva voce, from the Latin, "live voice") is a voting method in deliberative assemblies (such as legislatures) in which a vote is taken on a topic or motion by responding orally.
Deliberative assemblies – bodies that use parliamentary procedure to arrive at decisions – use several methods of voting on motions (formal proposal by a member or members of a deliberative assembly that the assembly take certain action).
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
WLWT, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 35), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) is a 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organization that was formed in 2008 at the end of Congressman Ron Paul's presidential campaign established with the goal of spreading the education of libertarian values, namely freedom of speech, and emphasizing the role of the Constitution in the American government.