Kentucky Kentucky

Scott Hildebrand, a Democrat, and Mike Jansen, a Republican, are competing to be the new sheriff in Campbell County, Ky., but they're also abiding by an agreement to keep their race clean. Images courtesy of the candidates hide caption

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David Combs, an insurance broker in Kentucky, wound up benefiting from the Affordable Care Act, even though early on he had figured the law would put brokers out of business. Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Insurance Brokers Key To Kentucky's Obamacare Success

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., in front of the federal district court in Washington, where he filed his lawsuit against the Obama administration and the NSA. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Kentucky's Democratic governor, Steve Beshear, has gotten considerable attention for embracing President Obama's Affordable Care Act and adopting the Common Core educational standards. Roger Alford/AP hide caption

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State and local leaders break ground at a Louisville, Ky., coal-burning power plant in November 2012. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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The home in Kentucky's Cumberland County where a 2-year-old girl was shot by her 5-year-old brother with a gun he'd been given as a gift. Investigators say the shooting Tuesday was accidental, but there is a chance some charges might be filed. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and his wife Elaine Chao at last summer's Republican National Convention in Tampa. Mike Thelier /UPI /Landov hide caption

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