By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:03 AM
Republican Senate challenger Matt Bevin's credibility was damaged by revelations he praised the 2008 federal bank bailout years before turning it into a campaign issue, railing against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for voting for it, Sen. Rand Paul said Monday.
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 01:03 PM
The Tennessee Valley Authority is hoping to open a $1 billion gas plant within three years in western Kentucky to replace its two oldest coal-fired facilities.
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 12:08 PM
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democrats dream of driving U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell into retirement this year, ridding President Barack Obama of one of his fiercest opponents. Tea Partyers have the same dream, but they say the Senate's Republican leader actually is too accommodating to Democrats....
02/14/14 07:42 PM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) — Add Kentucky to the growing list of states that are introducing their own legislation to combat so-called “patent trolls.” Earlier this month, state Sens. Whitney Westerfield and Christian McDaniel, both Republicans, introduced Senate Bill 116....
02/14/14 12:18 AM
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Attorney General's Office wants a federal judge to take note of a recent ruling in Kentucky that said the state must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. In a filing Wednesday, Virginia Solicitor General Stuart Raphael asked U.S. District...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/13/14 08:32 AM
Could Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., possibly lose his primary?
By David M. Drucker | 02/13/14 07:21 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is hammering former President Bill Clinton hard for his past sexual indiscretions -- and it isn't by accident. GOP strategists suggest Paul's attacks are part of a strategy to weaken Clinton, one of the few national figures capable of helping embattled Democrats in red...
By Byron York | 02/12/14 04:49 PM
The Senate Conservatives Fund, originally founded by Sen. Jim DeMint and run by a close DeMint associate, has launched the harshest attack yet on its No. 1 target, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
02/12/14 11:39 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A federal judge has ruled that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, striking down part of the state ban. In 23-page a ruling issued Wednesday, U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II concluded that Kentucky's laws treat gay and lesbians...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/11/14 03:24 PM
Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin, who hopes to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., praised the 2008 financial bailout in a contemporaneous investment report, contrary to his campaign's denunciations of the bailout, according to Politico. Bevin co-signed the report in...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/11/14 01:16 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., released a new video in defense of the Fourth Amendment pointing out that many Americans were disturbed by the news that the National Security Agency was collecting phone data on American citizens. "It posed a serious constitutional question: Do we no longer have a...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/10/14 10:07 AM
Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes announced last week that former President Bill Clinton will give her Senate bid a boost later this month when he campaigns with her in Kentucky -- but another bold-faced name might soon lend his star power, too.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/07/14 01:39 PM
Former President Bill Clinton will hit the campaign trail in Kentucky later this month for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, in one of the marquee races of the 2014 midterm election cycle. Clinton "called and said he...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 10:59 AM
Sen. Mitch McConnell's team is not worried about his Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes demonstrating a slight lead in the latest Bluegrass Poll, which shows Grimes at 46 percent and McConnell at 42 percent. "We're very comfortable about where this race stands and extremely confident...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/07/14 08:45 AM
The latest WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll shows Grimes at 46 percent and McConnell at 42 percent.
By Paul Bedard | 03/09/14
By Charlie Spiering | 03/09/14
By Joel Gehrke | 03/08/14
By Philip Klein | 03/06/14
By Joel Gehrke | 03/08/14