Thomas Massie

Obituary: James Ray ‘Jimmy’ Mattingly, 74, Bardstown

James Ray “Jimmy” Mattingly, 74, of Bardstown, died Thursday, June 23, 2022, at his home surrounded by family. He was born Nov. 18, 1947, in Bardstown. He retired from American Fuji Seal and as a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. He was...
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Defeating Thomas Massie is a long shot. Matt Lehman is taking his chances anyway

Matt Lehman of Newport, the Democratic candidate for Kentucky's Fourth Congressional District, knows the score. And he knows it's stacked against him. He's on his own taking on Republican incumbent Thomas Massie, the man who has made a national reputation as the "Mr. No" of Congress, voting against everything from the infrastructure bill to aide for Ukraine to being the one and only House member to vote against a resolution condemning anti-Semitism.
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Nikki Goeser and Thomas Massie: Red Flag Laws and Unintended Consequences

The senseless murder of 19 children and two teachers at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas is leading to calls for more gun control. To some, “red flag” laws, also known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders, seem like the obvious solution. These laws allow judges to seize a person’s guns without a trial, based solely on a written complaint that the person might be a danger to themselves or others. All a judge needs is “reasonable suspicion.”

Thomas Massie Has a Point When He Says Congress' Antisemitism Resolution Has a Free Speech Problem

Rep. Thomas Massie (R–Ky.) is stoking outrage for being the lone dissenting vote on a seemingly unobjectionable resolution condemning antisemitism. But the congressman's opposition looks a lot more reasonable considering the resolution's implications for free speech and internet regulation. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1125, which...

Thomas Massie wins GOP nomination for Kentucky US Representative

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Thomas Massie, who is seeking reelection, has won the GOP nomination for Kentucky US Representative. Massie defeated a handful of GOP challengers in Tuesday’s 4th District primary. The libertarian-minded congressman represents a district stretching across Northern Kentucky. Massie won an endorsement of former President Donald Trump leading up to the primary.

Why did Trump change his mind about Kentucky’s Thomas Massie?

Around this time two years ago, as Donald Trump endorsed a series of allies in assorted Republican primaries, the then-president and his allies took pride in a brief undefeated streak: Every GOP contender supported by Trump won his or her primary race in the spring and early summer of 2020.

U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie to face Newport Democrat Matt Lehman, Indpt. Osborne in fall’s general election

U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie easily outdistanced his three opponents Tuesday in the Republican primary election for Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District that includes Northern Kentucky and awaits a challenge in the Nov. 8 general election. Massie, a former judge-executive of Lewis County who has represented the district since 2012, faces...