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3 hrs ago | Switched
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Two key features of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' drive to oust GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell were on display here Friday within a few hours of each other.
7 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com
The Senate on Friday quickly approved legislation providing $225 million in funding to support Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system.
11 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
With Agriculture Commissioner James Comer expected to announce Saturday that he will soon make a run for governor official, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said he plans to remain neutral in the Republican primary.
15 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
Four University of Kentucky student organizations say they've arranged a partnership with eight television stations to provide statewide coverage of a U.S. Senate candidate debate this fall - if the candidates agree to it.
19 hrs ago | The Washington Post
It's time for the 134th annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Kentucky! In fact, as we pointed out Thursday , it is time for many of the big Southern summer festivals that happen to involve politics.
David Patterson is not on the ballot, but in one of the nation's tightest and most closely-watched contests, he garnered 7 percent in a poll this week.
CNN panelists adopted a framework identical to a Republican attack on Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, going so far as to argue that Grimes' recent comments could play into the hands of her Republican critics without once mentioning the actual Republican attacks on Grimes that were already underway.
A report issued Thursday by the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy showed that the state's largest increase in raw numbers of overdose fatalities occurred in Fayette County, with 86 deaths in 2013 compared to 74 in 2012.
The Kentucky Republican raised the issue in an amendment he filed to the Senate's border legislation.
For most of the modern era, third-party candidates have acted like the crazy uncles of American politics: fun to watch but rarely relevant.
FreedomWorks' president writes that the GOP senator's "uwillingness to lead" forced his group to "shut down every phone line in the Leader's offices."
More than half of Kentucky voters say creating jobs and improving the economy is the top issue facing the United States, and two-thirds of voters say Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates have an obligation to debate each other.
President Barack Obama is preparing to sign an executive order cracking down on labour violations by companies that contract with the federal government, the White House said Wednesday.
Obama's order will require companies seeking federal contracts valued at more than $500,000 to make public any labor law violations in the last three years, a step the Obama administration hopes will incentivize companies to resolve labor disputes such as back wage claims.
Buried in a puffy profile of Allison Grimes, the Kentucky Democrat the media hopes will unseat Mitch McConnell, is the news that Grimes has absolutely no idea what Israel's Iron Dome does.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is financing an Iowa ad saying that GOP nominee Joni Ernst has "proposed privatizing Social Security [and] gambling our savings in the stock market."
Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Mitch McConnell have set aside their feud in order to team up against the United Nations.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:45 pm
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