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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Hal Rogers
Democrat Kenneth Stepp has won the primary election in Kentucky's 5th Congressional District and will face longtime Republican U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers in the fall election.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday defended the Obama administration's guidelines to banks conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers as congressional Republicans questioned whether the guidance amounts to tacit federal approval of a drug illegal in most states.
Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson visited eastern Kentucky and declared a war on poverty, hundreds of people in the region met to come up with ideas to improve the area.
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:
Officials have announced the leaders of an initiative to expand and diversify the economy in eastern Kentucky.
House Republicans, encouraged by the start of debt negotiations with the White House, said Friday they are also rushing to reopen the government as soon as possible with a "continuing resolution," or "CR."
Inside a Pentagon loaded with drones, laser-guided missiles and bunker buster bombs, grease drip pans are hardly a sexy procurement item. But right now, the Army is paying a Kentucy company about $17,000 each for the pans designed to catch dripping lubricants from its Black Hawk helicopters.
Seeking to buy more time for spending negotiations to bear fruit, House Republican leaders announced another one-week stop-gap spending bill late Monday night that would cut $12 billion more from 2010 spending levels.
"The bill we have before us solves the problem in the short term," said Rep. Hal Rogers, Kentucky Republican and chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.