Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear (D) spoke at the 51st annual Kentucky Country Ham… read more

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear (D) spoke at the 51st annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast, sponsored by the Kentucky Farm Bureau at the Kentucky State Fair. The two gave differing perspectives of the federal government’s changes to the nation’s health care system. Governor Beshear spoke about Kentucky’s health care exchange, including its benefits to rural families throughout the state, while Senator McConnell warned about the federal health care law’s effects on insurance premiums, Medicare reimbursement, and jobs. They also discussed the importance of agriculture to Kentucky’s economy. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2014

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  • Aug 24, 2014 | 3:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 10:50am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 11:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 11:50pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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