Deciding how America will nourish itself and sustain its farms would seem a top policy priority - yet as the US Farm Bill demonstrates, sustainably grown, healthy food and livable incomes for farmers and workers remain an afterthought in a process controlled almost entirely by agribusiness and a handful of farm-state legislators.
The Sunday morning talk shows will find a lot to talk about in the Washington controversies over the IRS , the Department of Justice and the Benghazi attack.
May 17 - Today Greenpeace placed a full-page ad in the Lexington Herald-Leader reminding Senator McConnell that "Free Speech Isn't Just for People You Agree With." The Kentucky Senator has stated he is "deeply disturbed" by the recent allegedly politically motivated audits of tea party groups by the IRS, though he was notably silent during similar ... (more)
A video posted on the Politico website featuring Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's chief of staff has been taken down after the Kentucky Republican's office objected to its placement on a page designed to solicit advertisers.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen Mitch McConnell speaks as Sen. Ted Cruz , Rep. Michele Bachmann, Sen.
On Thursday, McConnell found himself flanked by tea-party-backed Bachmann, left, and King at a news conference outside the Capitol.
Obama may be on the verge of joining a long list of his predecessors who ran into severe political problems in their second terms in office.
In 1964, an ambitious young student at the University of Louisville made an impassioned plea to his classmates, urging them to march in solidarity with Martin Luther King Jr.
US Attorney General Eric Holder sat before the House Judiciary Committee and told them all the things he does not know.
A Senate committee voted along party lines on Thursday to send President Barack Obama's controversial nominee for secretary of labor, Thomas Perez, to the full Senate for a confirmation vote.
It's called kynect: Kentucky's Healthcare Connection. Kentucky's Office of the Health Benefit Exchange will run it.
Historically, an open-air train ride has been a central part of the Zoo experience, but no rides have been available since the June 2009 train crash.
Bruce Lunsford is an NKU graduate and Louisville-based investor. He was the Democratic nominee for Kentucky's U.S. Senate seat in 2008, but was defeated by Mitch McConnell.
Senate appropriators are moving forward with spending bills for the next fiscal year, even without a House-Senate agreement on the budget.
Gov. Steve Beshear says he's part of efforts to recruit a Democrat to challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's election in Kentucky.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that includes legislation aimed at halting controversial fishing restrictions near Cumberland River dams.