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3:15 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

Davis, Bunning Endorse Webb-Edgington for Congress

Congressman Geoff Davis and former U.S. Senator Jim Bunning announced they are backing Republican congressional candidate Alecia Webb-Edgington in the crowded primary race for Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District seat.

The two endorsements are a needed boost for Webb-Edgington's campaign, which trails third in fundraising behind Boone County Judge-Executive Gary Moore and Lewis County Judge-Executive Thomas Massie.

Bunning held the congressional seat for 12 years before being elected to the Senate, and Davis currently holds the office, but announced his retirement late last year.

"Jim Bunning and Geoff Davis have set the gold standard for principled conservative leadership in Congress and effective constituent services," says Webb-Edgington. "I am truly honored to have their support and will seek to follow their example if I’m elected."

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Politics
12:28 pm
Mon April 23, 2012

BuzzFeed Highlights Louisville’s Bizarre Breastfeeding Ad

BuzzFeed found the new ad by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's Healthy Hometown Movement to be a bit frightening. From BuzzFeed:

The ad, part of the Louisville mayor's Healthy Hometown initiative, aims to—not scare the living crap out of African-American moms—but to boost breastfeeding among them. If it achieves that goal, I will eat my words (washed down with cow's milk).

Check it out:

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Politics
1:05 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Gov. Mitch Daniels Endorses Romney

Information for this story came from the Associated Press

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is endorsing Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination that he has all but secured.          

The endorsement comes after Daniels declined for months to publicly support any of the Republican candidates when there was no presumptive nominee.   

The endorsement statement from Daniels echoed his message raising concerns about the federal debt that drew him attention as a possible GOP presidential candidate before he bowed out last year

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