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3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

Flash Flood Watch Issued For Multiple Counties In WV, KY And OH

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch through 1 a.m. Saturday for multiple counties in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Natural Disasters, Flood, West Virginia, Charleston, WV

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Breitbart.com

Dems Attack Rand Paul for Criticizing Obama's Planned Executive Amnesty

National Democrats are attacking Sen. Rand Paul for criticizing President Barack Obama's immigration policies in a meeting with Guatemalan president Otto Perez Molina.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama

Politico

Ky. GOP files complaint over Grimes bus

The Kentucky Republican Party filed a complaint Friday with the Federal Election Commission alleging that Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes violated federal campaign laws over her financing and use of a bus owned by her father's company.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

NBC Action News

Why 2014 is not the year of the woman 5 hours ago

Heat Advisory issued August 20 at 9:54PM CDT expiring August 22 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Atchison, Doniphan, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami, Wyandotte Heat Advisory issued August 22 at 3:53AM CDT expiring August 23 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Anderson, Brown, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Dickinson, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hazard, KY, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

West Kentucky News

Republican Fish Fry held

On Friday August 15, a large crowd gathered for a Republican event that was held at the Bardwell Fire Department.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ed Whitfield, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

TheDenverChannel

Why 2014 is not the year of the woman

AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at a campaign event with former U.S. President Bill Clinton and United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts August 6, 2014 in Hazard, Kentucky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hazard, KY, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Congress Unpopular, but Kentucky Reps Safe

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor According to Gallup, "Americans' dismal evaluations of Congress continue, with 13% approving and 83% disapproving of the job it is doing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Representative Andy Barr, Representative Thomas Massie, US House of Representatives, Ben Chandler, Democrat, Kentucky

WLKY-TV Louisville

Ham sells for $2 million

GOOD AFTERNOON, I'M STEVE BURGIN- THE ANNUAL KENTUCKY COUNTRY HAM BREAKFAST AND AUCTION WRAPPED UP THIS MORNING AT THE KENTUCKY STATE FAIR -- WITH A HISTORY-MAKING BID.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Burgin, KY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MarketWatch

Why a Republican-controlled Senate might not change much

The man who would be majority leader? Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the Whayne Supply headquarters while campaigning during a two-day bus tour of eastern Kentucky on Aug. 7 in Corbin, Ky.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Cohen Group, Consulting, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell's Public Town Hall Meeting Turns Out To Be A Private Town Hall Meeting

When a Mitch McConnell public town hall meeting, in Leitchfield, KY. August 21, 2014, was advertised on the Grayson County Chamber of Commerce website as being a town hall meeting for the public I didn't believe it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Leitchfield, KY

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

McConnell Discusses Ag, Health Care and Middle East in Morgantown

Fresh off Wednesday's ag related forum, Sen. Mitch McConnell talked about many related farm issues and more in Morgantown.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

ABC News

GAO: Pentagon Violated Law With Bergdahl Swap

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Guantanamo Bay, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

ThinkProgress

The Growing GOP Push To Shut Down The Government Again

A day after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hinted that he could force another government shutdown if Republicans win back the Senate in November, a senate hopeful suggested he would be on board with another shutdown, lauding the party's decision to let the government close this past October.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Cobb County, GA, Liberal Political News

Crooks and Liars

Mitch McConnell Promises More Government Shutdowns If GOP Wins Senate Majority

From a political standpoint, I'm not seeing an advantage in reminding voters about who was responsible for the October, 2013 government shutdown.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz

The Washington Post

Morning Plum: Can Dems defend expanding coverage to poor in red states?

Ever since embattled Dem Senator Mark Pryor went up with a new ad discussing his cancer and touting his vote for the health law as the right thing to do, critics have pointed out that he failed to name the whole law in the spot, so the ad doesn't really count as a full-throated defense of it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Entertainment

WDRB-TV Louisville

51st Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast mixes politics, tradition and charity

Pork and politics are what's being served up at the 51st annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and auction.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Life, Food, Breakfast, Agriculture, Science, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Louisville, KY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

State Journal

Grimes' tour bus illegal?

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign released quotes Tuesday supporting its claims of paying fair-market value to rent a campaign bus from her father's business.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky

WDRB-TV Louisville

McConnell and Grimes face off at Kentucky Farm Bureau

A Southern Indiana facility for abused and neglected children is being sued after one of its worker pleaded guilty in a sex abuse case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Louisville, KY, Fancy Farm, KY, Agriculture, Science

National Journal

Mitch McConnell Treats Executive to Breakfast in Capitol; Big Donation Follows

Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to help fund McConnell's political operation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

NKY couple's company unraveled as feds closed in over China sales

Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Covington, KY, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

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