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Former Kentucky speaker hospitalized following resignation

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s former Republican House speaker has been hospitalized days after resigning his leadership position amid sexual harassment allegations. A family member says Jeff Hoover had a heart-related issue and has asked for privacy until they issue a further statement. Sunday, Hoover, 57, acknowledged he was one of four lawmakers who settled a sexual harassment allegation outside of court with a member of the House Republican Caucus’ staff. Hoover denied the harassment allegation. He said he sent inappropriate but consensual text messages. … Read the referenced story here:…

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