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4 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is well known but not especially well liked, according to a recent poll of registered Kentucky voters.
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They have no war chests, no campaign organizations and, by all accounts, little or no chance to win.
Senator Rand Paul is smart enough not to place too much importance on his victory in the presidential straw poll held at the recently concluded CPAC conference.
Last month, Republican House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp introduced his proposal for a major overhaul of the U.S. tax code .
As conservative activist groups stirred up trouble for establishment Republican Senate candidates in 2010 and 2012, party leaders in Washington first tried to ignore the insurgents, then tried to reason with them, and ultimately left it to primary voters to settle the matter.
Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., holds up a letter he wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking that she consider waiving "Obamacare" for the 4th Congressional District of Colorado, as she testified on Capitol Hill in Washington.
The slow-starting 2015 race for governor finally began last Tuesday in a noisy factory on the north side of Lexington, where former Louisville Metro Councilman Hal Heiner declared his candidacy.
Texas conservative Sen. Ted Cruz joked Saturday night about his clashes with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., won the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll Saturday, wrapping up a three-day conference shadowed by ideological disputes within the Republican Party.
Kentucky's GOP primary is in two months and while polls show Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell leading his primary challenger Matt Bevin by a wide margin, McConnell nonetheless is apparently concerned enough to run an ad attacking Bevin: ABC News got a sneak peak of the ad, titled "Absurd," which will run for the next two weeks, and the ... (more)
Crossroads, the political operation founded by Karl Rove, isn't very active in Kentucky's Senate race, even though its president said that reelecting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is one of the group's top priorities for 2014-or at least it's not very active on paper.
Today, the Joe Carr for Senate Campaign began a statewide radio buy that continues the campaign's effort to draw sharp contrasts between Senator Alexander's liberal record and the strong conservative leadership offered by State Representative Joe Carr.
Arthur Vandenberg was one of those rare American politicians who fundamentally changed his views and did it right in public, while serving in office.
OCTOBER 16: U.S. Sen. John McCain speaks to members of the media after a meeting with the Senate Republicans at the U.S. Capitol October 16, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
The firearm was ostensibly a gift for retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, for his years of service to country, but the big-haired, head-banging notes of Bon Jovi's "Livin' on a Prayer" that accompanied Mr. McConnell's Sergio Leone moment told perhaps too much of another story: The senior senator from Kentucky, struggling in recent polls and facing a ... (more)
Much of the attention surrounding the Conservative Political Action Conference is understandably focused on the plethora of Republicans here who may be running for president at this time next year.