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Grimes: McConnell opposes black lung benefits

Posted: 07/03/2014 - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell is committed to the repeal of the federal Affordable Care Act - even though it includes provisions to help coal miners receive benefits for black lung disease.

New House leader to raise money for Kentucky

Posted: 06/23/2014 - Newly-elected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will raise money for Kentucky House Republicans trying to gain control of the state's lower chamber for the first time in nearly 100 years.

Sen. Rand Paul defends 'unborn' in courting evangelicals

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Among the potential Republican presidential candidates who've been looking for the support of religious conservatives today is Rand Paul -- who, in an address to the Faith and Freedom Coalition, vowed to fight against abortion for the rest of his political career.

McConnell, Grimes announce competing bridge plans

Posted: 06/20/2014 - Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates announced competing plans Friday to replace the decaying Brent Spence Bridge in a conservative enclave of northern Kentucky that could figure prominently in the November election.

Pension board to discuss bankruptcy ruling

Posted: 06/10/2014 - The Kentucky Retirement System board of trustees will have a private meeting Wednesday to discuss a recent bankruptcy ruling that could threaten the financial future of the system and its more than 300,000 participants.

Coal Report: Grimes did not talk coal in DC speech

Posted: 06/10/2014 - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes did not mention coal in a speech at a Washington fundraiser with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, according to a recording obtained by Politico.

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