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May 21, 2013 by Claudia Coffey
Could Senator Mitch McConnell have another well-known Kentucky Democrat challenging him for re-election? Former Miss America Heather French Henry of Louisville tells WHAS11 she's being lobbied to run against McConnell.
May 21, 2013 by Associated Press
Tea party activists have rallied outside a federal building in Louisville, chanting it's time for the IRS to go because of its extra scrutiny of conservative groups.
May 20, 2013 by Joe Arnold
Mayor Greg Fischer today proposed a balanced budget for the new fiscal year that does not raise taxes but makes long-needed and deferred infrastructure investments, including paving roads across Louisville and installing 28 new miles of bike lanes.
May 15, 2013 by WHAS11
Local senators compare Obama administration’s handling of controversies to Richard Nixon’s presidency
In exclusive interviews with WHAS11 news, U.S. Senators Rand Paul and Dan Coats are comparing the Obama administration's handling of three major controversies to the disgraced presidency of Richard Nixon.
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement following the resignation of acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller:
May 14, 2013 by Joe Arnold/ Claudia Coffey (Video)
"It's clear they were on a jihad, it strikes me, in the middle of a presidential election trying to silence the voices of the critics in the administration," McConnell told WHAS11 Political Editor Joe Arnold.
May 14, 2013 by Joe Arnold
"This morning, I’m calling on the President to make available, completely and without restriction, everyone who can answer the questions we have as to what was going on at the IRS, who knew about it, and how high it went," McConnell said.
May 14, 2013 by Joe Arnold
Crediting Sen. Mitch McConnell for sounding a warning on Internal Revenue Service abuse of tea party groups, a prominent national tea party organization endorsed McConnell's re-election on Tuesday.
May 20, 2013 by WHAS11
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is donating $10,000 to the New Hampshire Republican Party.
May 14, 2013 by Claudia Coffey
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A report coming out this week shows Internal Revenue Service agents targeted the tea party and other conservative groups when they applied for tax exempt status.
May 14, 2013 by Matt Smith and Joe Johns, CNN
(CNN) -- The Justice Department secretly collected two months of telephone records for reporters and editors at The Associated Press, the news service disclosed Monday in an outraged letter to Attorney General Eric Holder.
May 13, 2013 by Joe Arnold
The "phenomenal" performance of the KFC Yum! Center's operations since it was taken over by a new operator should help convince a bond ratings service to upgrade the Louisville Arena Authority's bonds out of "junk" status, Larry Hayes said.