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Though Sen. Rand Paul has endorsed his fellow senator from the Bluegrass State, he didn't seem comfortable enough at a community forum to explain why.
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It's no secret that Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell don't like one another.
Kentucky's senior Sen. Mitch McConnell has won a coveted "Four Pinocchios" from The Washington Post for a statement in a recent opinion piece in this newspaper blasting the Affordable Care Act.
The truth may hurt, but is not mean, as my friend Andrew Breitbart would say. The truth is the major challengers to incumbent Republican Senators - Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas, and Chris McDaniel in Mississippi - are behind.
For most of the past four years, the Republican Party's stance on the Affordable Care Act fit comfortably under an unmistakable slogan: Repeal Obamacare.
Donors gave big money to a trio of Democratic women running in battleground U.S. Senate races between January and March, a much-needed jolt of energy for Senate Democrats looking at an increasingly difficult path to holding their fragile majority in the midterm elections.
Is Alison Lundergan Grimes beating Mitch McConnell at his own game? For the second time in three fundraising periods, the Democratic challenger and likely nominee for McConnell's U.S. Senate seat again outperformed the Republican incumbent, himself a prolific fundraiser.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus are taking different stances on whether the Supreme Court should go further to strike down limits on campaign donations.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Governor Steve Beshear is one more name added to the growing list of elected leaders calling for the Legislative Ethics Commission to reconsider its decision not to reprimand former State Representative John Arnold.
WANTS ANSWERS: Sherrell Nunnelley, a doctor of occupational medicine at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, asks Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell what - if anything - Congress can do about the Affordable Care Act.
As the IRS targeting scandal grew, in an effort to help the taxing agency put an end to political activism, government operatives decided it was necessary to put more limits on what tax-exempt organizations were allowed to do.
To be fair, most Republicans have never hidden their distaste for campaign-finance laws that place limits on how much someone can give to a political candidate or campaign, or how much the candidate or the campaign can spend.
It increasingly looks as if the Republicans will regain control of Congress this fall, with the GOP narrowly winning back a majority in the Senate and the House GOP either retaining or slightly building on its majority.
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Just how many of President Barack Obama's nominees will get confirmed this year? If last week is any indication, the answer may depend on whether Democrats once again employ the "nuclear" option to effectively change the Senate's rules.
Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, but they know a train wreck when they see it.