Phillip M. Bailey, The Courier-Journal

Phillip M. Bailey

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Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Phillip:

Personal attacks mark second governor debate between Matt Bevin, Andy Beshear

The high stakes debate touched on health care, pension reform, medical marijuana and supporting out-of-work coal miners. → Read More

Kentucky attorney general candidates Daniel Cameron and Greg Stumbo clash during debate

Republican Daniel Cameron and Democrat Greg Stumbo faced off during a statewide TV debate in their pursuit to be Kentucky's chief prosecutor. → Read More

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, US congressman stump for Gov. Matt Bevin at Louisville event

Two of President Donald Trump's fiercest allies rang the bell in support of Gov. Matt Bevin on Monday with less than a month until the fall election. → Read More

Judge rules Republican Daniel Cameron is eligible for Kentucky attorney general race

Republican Daniel Cameron has faced scrutiny over whether he is eligible to run for Kentucky attorney general in a race against Democrat Greg Stumbo. → Read More

Daniel Cameron grilled about legal experience in disqualification case

The suit calling for disqualification alleges Daniel Cameron hasn't practiced law for eight years, as is required for attorney general candidates. → Read More

Airplane use, Purdue Pharma highlight first debate between Gov. Matt Bevin, Andy Beshear

Republican incumbent Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear covered a lot of ground at their first gubernatorial debate in Western Kentucky. → Read More

Kentucky AG candidate Cameron's first TV ad leans into Lincoln and race. Will it work?

In the ad, Louisville lawyer Daniel Cameron walks through Kentucky's Capitol Rotunda where he gazes upward at Abraham Lincoln's bronze statue. → Read More

Rep. John Yarmuth demands Trump administration explain why aid to Ukraine was delayed

Congressman John Yarmuth, D-Louisville, is demanding the Trump White House release its documents on foreign aid being withheld from Ukraine. → Read More

US Rep. Andy Barr: Trump's conversation with Ukraine leader was 'routine diplomacy'

Kentucky U.S. Reps Andy Barr and James Comer are defending Donald Trump amid calls for impeachment. Comer says Speaker Nancy Pelosi has overreacted. → Read More

McConnell said he'd support $250M in election security. This report says that's not enough

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell puts his support behind $250M for election security, but experts estimate that is a fraction of what's needed. → Read More

Anti-Beshear ad claims Kentucky boys are changing gender to beat girls in sports

An ad from the political action committee Campaign for American Principles escalates Matt Bevin's emphasis on cultural issues in the governor's race. → Read More

McGrath: McConnell lacks 'patriotic courage' to investigate Trump on Ukraine controversy

Senate candidate Amy McGrath says Congress must examine whether President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine's leader to investigate Joe Biden's family. → Read More

Greg Stumbo: Daniel Cameron, GOP want to make Kentucky attorney general contest about race

Democratic attorney general candidate Greg Stumbo says Republican Daniel Cameron is trying to shift the conversation away from an experience gap → Read More

Rep. John Yarmuth says House Democrats don't yet have enough votes to impeach Trump

Congressman John Yarmuth says there is a risk for House Democrats in impeaching President Trump but there is a large constitutional obligation. → Read More

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