Phillip M. Bailey, The Courier-Journal

Phillip M. Bailey

The Courier-Journal

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent articles by Phillip:

Rand Paul says no-knock warrants 'should be forbidden' in response to Breonna Taylor shooting

Kentucky's junior senator is addressing the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor by police amid a national criticism by Fourth Amendment experts. → Read More

Amy McGrath 'strongly' stands by ad despite Gov. Mike DeWine's objections

Republican Gov. Mike DeWine rebuked Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath for using his image in a TV spot attacking Sen. Mitch McConnell. → Read More

Do we need HEROES? Yarmuth, McConnell at odds over $3T coronavirus relief bill

Kentucky's top two leaders in Washington take opposite sides of the debate for a new legislative package aimed at tackling the coronavirus. → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky attorney general, feds should review Breonna Taylor case

Beshear joins a chorus of national and local leaders who are calling for an investigation into Taylor's death stemming from a March 13 police raid. → Read More

Senator Kamala Harris demands federal investigation of police shooting of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky

The Louisville Metro Police investigation that led officers to Breonna Taylor's home centered around a "trap house" 10 miles from her apartment. → Read More

Kamala Harris demands federal investigation into police shooting of Breonna Taylor

The former presidential candidate says an investigation is warranted into the police shooting of 26-year-old EMT Breonna Taylor → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear issues new travel ban with 'tweaks' after previous one struck down

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear delivered a new travel ban to fight off COVID-19 after a federal judge ruled the original March 30 order unconstitutional. → Read More

5 things to know about Judge Justin Walker and his backing by Sen. Mitch McConnell

Saying he had an "eye for talent," McConnell kept a close watch on Walker's legal career. → Read More

Judge: Gov. Andy Beshear's COVID-19 travel ban 'does not pass constitutional muster'

In a 15-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Odis Bertelsman said the governor's decision did "not pass constitutional muster." → Read More

Conservative group accuses Andy Beshear of ignoring COVID-19 rules at Governor's Mansion

A think tank is calling out Gov. Andy Beshear for continuing to have housekeepers and chefs working at the Governor's Mansion during the pandemic. → Read More

Joe Biden's sexual assault allegation puts Senate candidate Amy McGrath in a tough spot

McGrath said sexual assault should be called out no matter if alleged against a Republican or a Democrat, but the candidate is reticent about Biden. → Read More

Another day, another protest in Frankfort. This time, they're mad at AG Daniel Cameron

A new round of protesters are at the Capitol building Saturday afternoon to object to Gov. Andy Beshear's COVID-19 restrictions. → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear signs order allowing all to mail-in vote for Kentucky's June 23 primary

Kentucky's primary elections are slated for June 23. The order is a byproduct of a bipartisan agreement with Kentucky's secretary of state. → Read More

'I dare you': Andrew Cuomo challenges Mitch McConnell on state bankruptcy

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell remains under bipartisan pressure to do more to stabilize the states as COVID-19 continues to hit the U.S. → Read More

Former Gov. Matt Bevin denies rumors of an affair, calls them 'vulgar and slanderous lies'

Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin launched a series of tweets Monday in response to what he calls 'vulgar and slanderous lies' about his personal life. → Read More

Dozens of protesters return to Kentucky Capitol to demand Beshear reopen economy

The protest comes two days after a group of about 100 people gathered on the Capitol lawn in a demonstration against Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. → Read More

Matt Bevin supporter spearheads COVID-19 protests against Gov. Andy Beshear

Gov. Andy Beshear faced frustration and chants from more than 100 angry Kentuckians who demanded the state's COVID-19 restrictions be lifted. → Read More

On Politics: Kentucky GOP is ready to pop Gov. Andy Beshear's COVID-19 popularity balloon

Gov. Andy Beshear is seeing the first air let out from his popularity balloon in combating the coronavirus after a rocky Eastern weekend. → Read More

Black Kentuckians are dying at 2.5x rate from the coronavirus, Gov. Beshear says

African Americans in Kentucky are being hit harder by the coronavirus pandemic, according to new numbers released by Gov. Andy Beshear. → Read More

COVID-19 hitting Louisville African Americans, Asians harder, but not at nation's levels

Figures released by the mayor's office Wednesday show about 20% of the 27 people who have died from the virus in the city have been African American. → Read More