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May 29, 1991 | Associated Press
Seven-term U.S. Rep. Larry J. Hopkins eked out a 1 percentage point victory in the Republican gubernatorial primary Tuesday, while Democratic Lt. Gov. Brereton Jones won his party's nomination. In the state's most hotly contested GOP primary since 1967, the last time the Republicans captured the governorship, Hopkins edged out Lexington lawyer Larry Forgy. With 99% of the precincts reporting, Hopkins had 81,133 votes to 79,764 votes for Forgy, a difference of 1,369 votes.
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May 29, 1991 | Associated Press
Seven-term U.S. Rep. Larry J. Hopkins eked out a 1 percentage point victory in the Republican gubernatorial primary Tuesday, while Democratic Lt. Gov. Brereton Jones won his party's nomination. In the state's most hotly contested GOP primary since 1967, the last time the Republicans captured the governorship, Hopkins edged out Lexington lawyer Larry Forgy. With 99% of the precincts reporting, Hopkins had 81,133 votes to 79,764 votes for Forgy, a difference of 1,369 votes.
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November 9, 1988
With 99% of the votes counted, Vice President George Bush received 56% or 731,521, and nine electoral votes, and Michael S. Dukakis had 44% or 580,549. In congressional races, with 99% to 100% of the votes counted, four Democratic and three Republican incumbents all won. The Democrats are, First District, Carroll Hubbard Jr.; Second District, William H. Natcher; Third District, Romano L. Mazzoli, and Seventh District, Carl C. Perkins.
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June 29, 1986 | Associated Press
The Army will recommend destroying obsolete chemical weapons at the eight places where they are stored rather than risk moving them to a central incinerator, a congressman who opposes the plan said Saturday. The Army will back the on-site incineration plan in a preliminary environmental impact statement to be released Tuesday, said Rep. Larry J. Hopkins (R-Ky.).
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July 18, 1987
By a 283-126 vote, the House refused to outlaw President Reagan's plan to put Kuwaiti oil tankers in the Persian Gulf under the American flag and U. S. naval protection. This killed an amendment to a fiscal 1988 Coast Guard budget bill (HR 2342) that was sent to the Senate. The House later approved a symbolic gesture (below) against the "reflagging," which is set to begin in mid-July. Supporter Brian J. Donnelly (D-Mass.) called the reflagging "a wrong-headed policy . . .
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July 16, 1987
Persian Gulf Policy By a 126-283 vote, the House refused to outlaw President Reagan's plan to put Kuwaiti oil tankers in the Persian Gulf under the American flag and U. S. naval protection. This killed anamendment to a fiscal 1988 Coast Guard budget bill (HR 2342) that was sent to the Senate. The House later approved a symbolic gesture (below) against the "reflagging" initiative, which is set to begin in mid-July. Supporter Brian J. Donnelly (D-Mass.
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June 26, 1985 | GAYLORD SHAW, Times Staff Writer
The House voted 411 to 4 Tuesday to crack down on contractors who seek government reimbursement for such expenses as country club memberships, promotional giveaways and political contributions. "The people are just flat mad" about procurement abuses and are demanding that "something be done," Rep. Dave McCurdy (D-Okla.) said as the House added the reforms to a budget measure freezing next year's Pentagon spending at current levels. "What we've been doing in the past is not working," said Rep.
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