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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 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.
May 10, 2013 by Joe Arnold
The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition is spending more than $100,000 to broadcast the commercial for one week in Louisville and Lexington. The Super PAC is not connected to McConnell's campaign.
May 9, 2013 by Joe Arnold
The web ad by the recently created Kentuckians for Strong Leadership (KSL) seeks to link Grimes with fellow Democrat President Barack Obama who is considered generally unpopular in Kentucky.
May 9, 2013 by WHAS11
Governor Steve Beshear calls it the quote, "single biggest decision in our lifetime for improving the health of Kentuckians."
May 9, 2013 by Associated Press
A prosecutor is objecting to delaying University of Kentucky basketball icon Richie Farmer's federal criminal trial until February.