Yarmuth Praises Giffords’ Public Service

A year after being severely wounded in a shooting rampage, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Az., is resigning from Congress. In a YouTube video announcement, Giffords said leaving office is what is best for her constituents and she will step down this week to devote more time to rehabilitation. The governor of Arizona has 72 hours… Continue reading Yarmuth Praises Giffords’ Public Service

Panel Discusses Past, Present Of Intense Political Rhetoric

Congressman John Yarmuth, outgoing Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson and political science professor Jasmine Farrier sat on the panel. Farrier said many people seem to have historical amnesia when decrying the intense and sometimes violent rhetoric in Congress and in the media.