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Thousands of public school teachers and their supporters protested against a pension reform bill at the Kentucky state Capitol in April. The state's Supreme Court has now struck down the law. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Kentucky Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin campaigns at a Louisville Chick-fil-A in May. David Stephenson/AP hide caption

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Meet Matt Bevin, The Political Outsider Who Is Now Kentucky's Governor

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Buddie, the mascot for the pro-marijuana legalization group ResponsibleOhio, waits on a sidewalk to greet passing college students during a promotional tour at Miami University of Ohio last month. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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People line up outside the Kynect store at the Fayette Mall, in Lexington, Ky., in February to apply for health insurance through the state exchange. Adam Beam/AP hide caption

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Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic nominee for a Senate seat from Kentucky, talks with recent college graduate Lee Fowler during a May 17 campaign stop. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Matt Bevin speaks during the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Fancy Farm, Ky., on Aug. 3. Bevin, a Louisville businessman, is challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell in the 2014 Republican Senate primary. Stephen Lance Dennee/AP hide caption

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