Phillip M. Bailey, The Courier-Journal

Phillip M. Bailey

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Phillip:

President Donald Trump is visiting Louisville. Here's what you need to know

President Donald Trump is coming amid Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's closely watched reelection battle against Attorney General Andy Beshear. → Read More

Amy McGrath's campaign denies role in Matt Jones' firing from 'Hey Kentucky!' TV show

Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath's team said it wasn't involved in potential 2020 rival Matt Jones from his television program. → Read More

President Trump will headline a fundraiser for Gov. Matt Bevin in Louisville

The event will be a fundraiser for Bevin's reelection campaign. He faces Democrat Andy Beshear in November. → Read More

Presidential contender Tim Ryan urges Mitch McConnell to act 'immediately' on gun control

Democratic presidential hopeful Tim Ryan said that Mitch McConnell needs to call the Senate back into session "immediately." → Read More

'Stop telling black Americans' what to think: Daniel Cameron decries race traitor jab

Kentucky attorney general candidate Daniel Cameron said liberals need to 'stop telling black Americans' what to believe. → Read More

McConnell's campaign suspended from Twitter for posting critic's profanity-laced video

After sharing a video of a profanity-laced protest outside of McConnell's home in Louisville, the campaign's Twitter account has been locked out. → Read More

McConnell's campaign suspended from Twitter for posting critic's profanity-laced video

After sharing a video of a profanity-laced protest outside of McConnell's home in Louisville, the campaign's Twitter account has been locked out. → Read More

'It's insulting': Gov. Matt Bevin attacks Andy Beshear's Baptist faith over abortion

Republican incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin says Democratic challenger Andy Beshear is "insulting" the Baptist faith. → Read More

Kentucky Republican Daniel Cameron walks racial tightrope in attorney general race

Republican Daniel Cameron, former general counsel to Sen. Mitch McConnell, is looking to make history as the first black attorney general in Kentucky. → Read More

Despite back-to-back mass shootings, McConnell unlikely to accept gun control legislation

Republican Mitch McConnell has long held that any firearm restrictions represent an attack on Middle America's heritage and values. → Read More

Spoiled milk and bad rap lyrics: The top zingers from Fancy Farm

As usual, there were many pointed comments at Fancy Farm this year. Here's a look at some of the best from McConnell, Bevin, Beshear and more. → Read More

On Politics: Gov. Matt Bevin's special session made peace with House GOP

Matt Bevin's conservative allies are hoping the governor will keep playing nice with Republicans going into the upcoming Fancy Farm weekend. → Read More

In a slap to Matt Bevin, Republican lawmaker endorses Andy Beshear for Kentucky governor

Saying he was tired of Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin "running around the state insulting everyone," Republican Sen. Dan Seum endorsed Andy Beshear. → Read More

Candidates, teachers, one-liners and mutton: 5 things to know about Fancy Farm 2019

Mark Wilson, who organizes the political speaking event, said there is an uptick in national media interest in this year's Kentucky Fancy Farm. → Read More

Bevin and Beshear gear up for tug of war over Kentucky roots vs. Trump ties at Fancy Farm

As Bevin and Beshear prepare to take the stage at Fancy Farm, their campaigns are expressing confidence ahead of the pilgrimage to Western Kentucky. → Read More

Sen. Rand Paul offers Rep. Ilhan Omar a trip back to Somalia to 'appreciate America more'

Kentucky's junior senator says Rep. Ilhan Omar needs to be more grateful for living in the U.S., and that visiting Somalia will teach her why. → Read More

Sen. Rand Paul offers Rep. Ilhan Omar a trip back to Somalia to 'appreciate America more'

Kentucky's junior senator says Rep. Ilhan Omar needs to be more grateful for living in the U.S., and that visiting Somalia will teach her why. → Read More

Sen. Rand Paul offers Rep. Ilhan Omar a trip back to Somalia to 'appreciate America more'

Kentucky's junior senator says Rep. Ilhan Omar needs to be more grateful for living in the U.S., and that visiting Somalia will teach her why. → Read More

Kentucky's Kelly Knight Craft clears step toward UN ambassadorship

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged President Trump to select Kelly Knight Craft, a Glasgow native, to the international post. → Read More

On Politics: Amy McGrath's next mission? Finding the reset button before 2020

McGrath is now in an unenviable position of being Team Mitch's main target while being met with skepticism from the left who think she is inauthentic. → Read More