Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin leads annual list of Leftover Turkeys

You can be sure we’ll be nibbling on these leftover birds for days after we emerge from our L-tryptophan-induced comas.As always, Bevin leaves us with enough leftover turkeys to make turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, turkey hash and turkey pot pies.

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Kentucky Medicaid contracts: Bevin administration jilts Passport

Companies that won contracts are Aetna Better Health of Kentucky, Humana Health Plan and Wellcare Health Insurance of Kentucky, all of which hold existing contracts with the state, as well as two newcomers, United Healthcare and Molina Health Care.Unsuccessful bidders were Anthem and Passport, both of which currently hold state contracts for Medicaid managed care.

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Bevin cutting Passport from Medicaid is 'cold'

Matt Bevin's administration's decision to cut out Passport from Medicaid's five-year contracts, two Louisville councilpersons have called the decision "cold" and "callous" and have urged the next administration to reverse the decision before the contracts take effect on July 1.Louisville Metro Council President David James said in a statement that Passport's 20 years of providing health care to "people who would not otherwise be able to afford healthcare" is necessary for the community.

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Gov. Matt Bevin pardons man serving life sentence for sexual abuse

Matt Bevin has pardoned a man serving a life sentence for sexually abusing and sodomizing his 6-year-old stepdaughter 20 years ago.In 2015, Hurt's accuser recanted her testimony in an evidentiary hearing.

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Kentucky woman who falsely announced Matt Bevin's victory speaks out

Matt Bevin won.To help Bevin, McDowell wore a Wonder Woman t-shirt and waved signs in Kenton County to get people to the polls.

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What to know about Matt Bevin's stay at hotel

But the Republican governor's reported stay at Trump's hotel in Washington, D.Report: Matt Bevin's stay at Trump hotel could be used against president



Here's what to know about Bevin's stay at the hotel and why it could impact Trump's court cases:



When did Bevin visit the Trump hotel?

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Bevin appoints staffers to University of Louisville, UK trustee boards

Matt Bevin has appointed several new members to the boards of trustees for the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University.Three of the appointed members are currently serving in Bevin's administration.

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Kentucky Gov. Bevin's hotel stay could be used

Matt Bevin's stay at one of President Donald Trump’s luxury hotels could cause the White House further legal headaches, according to The Washington Post.The $686 bill was paid for by Kentucky taxpayers, and the Kentucky Republican Party later reimbursed the state.

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Matt Bevin's legacy as Kentucky governor gives Democrats hope

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Published 12:34 PM EST Nov 21, 2019









































How are Kentuckians going to remember Gov.Related: Bevin says he looks forward to returning to 'a wonderful place': the private sector



As Gov.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin talks about what's next after concession

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In an interview on Fox and Friends Saturday, Kentucky Gov.Matt Bevin said he looks forward to returning to a private life once his term as governor is complete.

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Gov. Andy Beshear's term may be a snoozer compared with Matt Bevin's

Andy Beshear stepped up to the lectern at the Kentucky Education Association headquarters in Frankfort on Friday and … Zzzzzzzzzzzz.More: Matt Bevin concedes, says he won't contest election recanvass outcome



But otherwise, Beshear’s press conference was 11 minutes of nap time.

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Matt Bevin promotes news conference of supporter alleging voter fraud

Matt Bevin on Wednesday encouraged people to attend a news conference of one of his campaign supporters who made allegations of voting irregularities in last week's election for governor.The unofficial results of the State Board of Elections show Democrat Andy Beshear defeated Bevin by 5,189 votes on Nov.

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Recanvass of Kentucky governor's race between Bevin and Beshear begins

Matt Bevin requested the recanvass last week after he came up roughly 5,189 votes short of Democrat Andy Beshear.Fayette County — the second-largest county in the state — has finished their recanvass and found their vote totals unchanged from last week.

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'Teachers' anger' cost Bevin the Kentucky governor election

Rand Paul said that the "teachers' anger came out" in the election and swung the election in favor of Beshear.The Kentucky senator was referring to Bevin's longstanding dispute with teachers across the commonwealth, which was sparked by the governor's overhaul of the pension system.

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Did Trump help Matt Bevin against Andy Beshear?

But polling data and political analysts suggest that Bevin and Beshear were neck and neck heading into the election.On Election Night, the president said Bevin "picked up at least 15 points in last days, but perhaps not enough (Fake News will blame Trump!

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Matt Bevin must accept loss to Andy Beshear

5 election, Bevin raised the specter of wholesale voter fraud and left wide the door for an election contest that could, theoretically, overturn the voters' will in this election.-elect Andy Beshear's office hasn't received any such complaint.

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How Andy Beshear beat Matt Bevin

The race: Democrat Andy Beshear declares victory over Matt Bevin in governor's race.He said while Bevin was basking in Trump's spotlight, they were meeting Kentuckians fed up with the governor's behavior.

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Bevin should concede if votes unchanged

Matt Bevin should concede his loss to Democrat Andy Beshear if next week's recanvass doesn't significantly change the vote totals.-elect Beshear,” Stivers said in a brief Friday interview at the Capitol.

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How Matt Bevin beat himself in the Kentucky governor's race

To many Kentuckians, their governor is the personification of a state that gets more than its share of bad national attention.Shaming teachers and alienating Republic: 10 reasons Matt Bevin lost his reelection bid



President Trump is mean and nasty, too, but unlike Bevin he knows how to make it entertaining.

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Matt Bevin's promise to Trump falls short

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Published 6:17 AM EST Nov 7, 2019

































































Republican incumbent Matt Bevin assured President Donald Trump personally that he would win reelection by 10%.That's what a high-ranking GOP official who was in the room said happened not long after Trump finished with his Monday rally in Lexington on Bevin's behalf.

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