John Yarmuth

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth tests positive for COVID-19

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth announced on his Twitter Thursday that he tested positive for COVID-19. Yarmuth said he is fully vaccinated, double-boosted and not experiencing any symptoms other than a light cough. He said he will continue to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Kentucky state Sen. Morgan McGarvey wins Democratic primary for Rep. John Yarmuth's seat

Kentucky Senate Minority Leader Morgan McGarvey defeated state Rep. Attica Scott in Tuesday's primary election, winning the Democratic nomination for retiring U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth's congressional seat. McGarvey had 66% of the vote versus Scott's 34% with 87% of the vote counted, when the Associated Press called the race at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday. As of...

Rep. John Yarmuth reflects on his time in Congress

WASHINGTON — Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY), whose district stretches across Louisville and some of its suburbs, will retire after 16 years in Congress, but he told Spectrum News 1 he never planned to stay the role for that long. “I was 59 when I was elected,” Yarmuth said. “I...

Meet the candidates looking to replace John Yarmuth in Congress

Kentucky's Primary Election will be on May 17, here's what you need to know about each of the third congressional district candidates. Almost a dozen candidates are vying to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth in Congress. Yarmuth, a Democrat, announced he's retiring from public office at the end of...

John Yarmuth endorses Morgan McGarvey in Kentucky congressional race

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth on Monday endorsed Morgan McGarvey as his choice to succeed him, touting the state lawmaker's progressive credentials as Democrats seek to retain their lone seat in Kentucky's congressional delegation. The endorsement from the popular Yarmuth — who routinely coasted to reelection —...

John Yarmuth says Morgan McGarvey should have his job in Congress

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When U.S. Representative and Democrat John Yarmuth announced he was retiring from Congress last year, he said he didn’t plan to endorse any candidate vying for his seat. On Monday, the 8-term congressional representative from Louisville explained why he reconsidered. He’s now supporting State Senator...
Yale Daily News

Retiring House Budget Committee Chair Rep. John Yarmuth ’69 discusses Yale, politics and his legacy

Kentucky Rep. John Yarmuth ’69 began his political journey at Yale, where he fought on the floor of the Yale Political Union and gradually began to shift away from his conservative roots. Now, as Yarmuth prepares for retirement, the now-Democrat told the News about the scope of his career, his time at Yale and his perspectives on the state of American politics.

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth Endorses Charles Booker For Senate

Congressman John Yarmuth has announced his endorsement of former Kentucky state Rep. Charles Booker for U.S. Senate. Yarmuth, the founder of LEO and current Chair of the House Budget Committee, has served as the member of Congress for Kentucky’s 3rd Congressional district since 2007. He announced his retirement earlier this year. Booker, who is running against Sen. Rand Paul, previously worked as Yarmuth’s campaign coordinator in 2010 and 2012.

John Yarmuth announces retirement after current term | VIEWER RESPONSE

A Kentucky heavyweight is shaking things up in Washington. Louisville native John Yarmuth has served in Congress since 2007 and says this will be his last term in office. The U.S Representative would have been a huge favorite for re-election, but he said he wants to spend more time with his family and his young grandson. 

John Yarmuth announces retirement after current term

A Kentucky heavyweight is shaking things up in Washington. Louisville native John Yarmuth has served in Congress since 2007, and says this will be his last term in office. The U.S Representative made his surprising announcement last week, despite being a huge favorite for re-election. . After spending decades in politics,...
New York Post

Democratic Rep. John Yarmuth says he won’t seek reelection next year in Kentucky

​Rep. ​John Yarmuth, the chair of the House Budget Committee, announced Tuesday that he will not seek reelection next year. “It’s been an incredible journey since my first campaign in 2006 until now. I will continue to fight for Louisville in Washington for another 15 months, and then, I will retire from Congress,” Yarmuth (D-Ky.) said on Twitter.

Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth announces retirement

Congressman John Yarmuth, the only Democrat in Kentucky's Congressional delegation since 2013, announced Tuesday he'd retire after this term. His exit comes as Democrats are fighting strong headwinds to retain control of the House in 2022, and as Republican state legislators prepare to redraw the state's Congressional lines this year.