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July 1, 2017 • NEWS

Herald-Leader: Thomas announces he’ll challenge Barr for House of Representatives seat in 2018

Amid a chanting crowd at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington on Saturday, state Sen. Reggie Thomas, D-Lexington, announced he’ll challenge U.S. Rep. Andy Barr for his seat in the House of Representatives.

“I see a Congress sold out to special interest, that a vote that angers the other side now passes for an accomplishment,” Thomas told about 150 people who came to see him declare his candidacy. “All the while, people in Kentucky are starting to lose faith that their children will have better lives. We need a representative in Washington who will put the people of Kentucky first.”

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