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Paul launches bid for second Senate term, strategizing potential presidential run

Paul launches bid for second Senate term, strategizing potential presidential runPaul's announcement included endorsements from the five other Republican members of Kentucky's congressional delegation and state GOP leaders.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Can Rand Paul run for Senate re-election, president at the same time?

Can Rand Paul run for Senate re-election, president at the same time?In a low-key campaign rollout, the Kentucky Republican said in a statement Tuesday that he's running again to "find solutions and promote reforms" on the national level and in his home state.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Elections

Supreme Court justice mulling run for governor

Supreme Court justice mulling run for governorThe 67-year-old said he has had informal discussions with potential running mates, adding that his pick for lieutenant governor would be "a major factor" in his decision.
  • Elections
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Rand Paul urges Congress to declare war on ISIS

Rand Paul urges Congress to declare war on ISISPaul, who is expected to launch a 2016 presidential bid, plans to introduce a resolution when Congress returns in December to declare war against ISIS
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Long announces Senate committee picks, new chairs

Long announces Senate committee picks, new chairsRepublican Sen. Jean Leising of Oldenburg is taking the reins of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and Republican Sen. Carlin Yoder of Middlebury will take over chairmanship of the Homeland Security and Transportation Committee.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

AP Source: Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

AP Source: Hagel resigning as Defense secretaryHagel, a former Republican senator, has served as Pentagon chief since early 2013. Obama is expected to announce the resignation Monday.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Elections

Winner of Clark County Clerk's race still not determined

Winner of Clark County Clerk's race still not determinedWinner of Clark County Clerk's race still not determined
  • Elections
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

6 counties chosen for post-election audit in Ky.

6 counties chosen for post-election audit in Ky.The post-election audits are required by state law and will be conducted by the attorney general's office.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Al Sharpton and Rand Paul discuss the criminal justice reform

Al Sharpton and Rand Paul discuss the criminal justice reformThe two discussed criminal justice reform
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

DeWeese won't run for Republican caucus chairman

DeWeese won't run for Republican caucus chairmanDeWeese sent a letter on Wednesday to minority floor leader Jeff Hoover that says he has decided not to seek re-election to the post. He said the decision came after discussions with his family, thought and prayer.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Dems reject Pelosi pick for top House post

Dems reject Pelosi pick for top House postA day after re-electing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to lead them in the next Congress, House Democrats have rebuffed her effort to elect a close ally to an important committee post.
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks ago
Politics

Indiana's Messer tapped for No. 5 House GOP spot

Indiana's Messer tapped for No. 5 House GOP spotMesser won a closed-door battle for control of the Republican Policy Committee on Thursday, becoming the only member of Indiana's congressional delegation in Republican leadership.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Public ceremony scheduled Friday for Luallen

Public ceremony scheduled Friday for LuallenLuallen, who was appointed to succeed Jerry Abramson, was sworn in during a private ceremony Thursday at the home of retired Kentucky Chief Justice John Palmore. Abramson resigned to accept a job as deputy assistant to President Barack Obama.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Luallen becomes Ky.'s 56th lieutenant governor

Luallen becomes Ky.'s 56th lieutenant governorDemocratic Gov. Steve Beshear chose Luallen to replace outgoing Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson, who resigned to take a job as deputy assistant to President Barack Obama at the White House.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Nation

Obama to protect 5 million from deportation

Obama to protect 5 million from deportationPresident Obama is considering an executive order that would protect as many as 5 million people from deportation, administration officials said Thursday.
  • Nation
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Immigration, Keystone top first day of lame duck

Immigration, Keystone top first day of lame duckMore pragmatic lawmakers like those who lead the Appropriations Committee are pressing hard for a so-called omnibus spending bill and warn that tea party forces who want to drag must-pass spending bills into their battle with Obama over his planned executive action on...
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

GOP officially puts McConnell in charge of the Senate

GOP officially puts McConnell in charge of the SenateSenate Republicans unanimously elected Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky to serve as majority leader when the new Congress convenes in January. Senators held leadership elections Thursday morning.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Elections

Hal Heiner, James Comer see 2015 as golden opportunity for Ky. Repulicans

Hal Heiner, James Comer see 2015 as golden opportunity for Ky. RepulicansHal Heiner's campaign confirms on Wednesday it is expanding--bringing on two gubernatorial campaign veterans to expand his campaign.
  • Elections
  • 1 month ago
Indiana

Dozens of ballots will be counted in Clark Co. for clerks race

Dozens of ballots will be counted in Clark Co. for clerks raceKelly Harrod won the race by 21 votes against Democratic challenger Susan Popp.
  • Indiana
  • 1 month ago
Elections

6 awkward ways to say 'I lost' the election

6 awkward ways to say 'I lost' the election6 awkward ways to say 'I lost' the election
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Obama hosts newly-elected Congressional leaders for lunch

Obama hosts newly-elected Congressional leaders for lunchPolitical realities were on the menu in the White House Old Family Dining Room as President Obama sat down with Congressional leaders for the first time since the mid-term election flipped the Senate.
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Supreme Court will hear case of same-sex marriage ban in Ky.

Supreme Court will hear case of same-sex marriage ban in Ky.The couple in Louisville at the center of the Fairness Rally held on November 7 plan to take their case to the highest court in the land.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

Report claims Obama reaching out to Iran over ISIS

Report claims Obama reaching out to Iran over ISISReport claims Obama reaching out to Iran
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Nation

President Obama meets with Congressional leadership

President Obama meets with Congressional leadershipAfter a GOP tidal wave that gave Republicans control of the Senate, a power lunch was held on November 7 in Washington.
  • Nation
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

President Obama expected to nominate Loretta Lynch as attorney general

President Obama expected to nominate Loretta Lynch as attorney generalAn announcement is expected in the coming days, though the timing is complicated by the president's plans to travel to Asia this weekend.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Elections

Cost of the 2014 Senate races are record-breaking

Cost of the 2014 Senate races are record-breakingComing in at over $111 million, the 2014 North Carolina Senate contest between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis is the most expensive in the nation's history, and Kentucky's Senate race is just three spots behind that record.
  • Elections
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Man photo-bombing Mitch McConnell goes viral

Man photo-bombing Mitch McConnell goes viralMitch McConnell may have won the election, but some said a Louisville man caught photo-bombing McConnell won the internet this week.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago