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Bush Heads To Capitol Hill

Updated: 06/12/2007 - President Bush, wading deeper into an issue that bitterly divides his party, hopes a personal appeal to fellow Republicans at lunch Tuesday can save his immigration bill.

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ONE Campaign Puts Pressure On Presidential Candidates

Posted: 06/11/2007 - The anti-poverty campaign of U2 rocker Bono is investing $30 million to pressure the presidential candidates to focus on the oft-forgotten issue, with its leaders arguing on Monday that helping the poor is a national security issue.

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Democrat Presidential Candidates Questioned By Religious Panel

Posted: 06/06/2007 - In a rare public discussion of her husband's infidelity, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that she probably could not have gotten through her marital troubles without relying on her faith in God.

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Senator Thomas Dies At 74

Updated: 06/05/2007 - Sen. Craig Thomas, a conservative Republican from Wyoming, has died after a fight with leukemia that was diagnosed last year just as he was elected for a third term. He was 74.

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Maliscious Prosecution Charged in Suit

Posted: 06/05/2007 - A former top investigator in the state Justice and Public Safety Cabinet has sued four current or former state police officers for alleged malicious prosecution.

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Acquisition of Phone Records Under Investigation

Posted: 06/05/2007 - Attorney General Greg Stumbo's office has begun a preliminary investigation into how political blogger Brett Hall obtained state phone records. The Louisville Courier-Journal reports the records were used in an effort to embarrass Democratic candidates for state offices.

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Edwards Calls For Probe Of Oil Industry

Updated: 06/01/2007 - Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards on Thursday called for a federal investigation into possible antitrust violations by the oil industry and criticized oil companies for raising gas prices.

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Napier Concedes In Treasurer's Race

Posted: 06/01/2007 - One day after a statewide recanvassing, state Rep. Lonnie Napier conceded defeat in the race for Republican nomination in the treasurer's race.

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Top-Level Bush Aide Resigns

Updated: 06/01/2007 - Dan Bartlett, one of President Bush's most trusted advisers and his longest-serving aide, said Friday he is resigning to begin a career outside of government.

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Obama Offers New Health Care Plan

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama on Tuesday offered a plan to provide health care to millions of Americans and more affordable medical insurance, financed by tax increases on the wealthy.

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McCain Urges Congress To Approve Immigration Overhaul

Updated: 05/30/2007 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain on Tuesday urged Congress to adopt a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and challenged critics to offer a better alternative.

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Fred Thompson Moving Ahead With Likely Candidacy

Posted: 05/30/2007 - Republican Fred Thompson, a former Tennessee senator and "Law & Order" actor, is methodically moving ahead with a likely presidential bid, several officials with knowledge of the plans said Wednesday.

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Former Fletcher Cabinet Secretary Running For Congress

Posted: 05/30/2007 - Republican Erwin Roberts, a former personnel secretary in Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration, said Tuesday he plans on seeking a Kentucky congressional seat held by first-term Democratic Rep. John Yarmuth.

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Los Angeles Mayor To Endorse Clinton's Presidential Bid

Updated: 05/29/2007 - Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton has won the endorsement of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a rising star in national Democratic politics and one of the nation's top Hispanic elected officials.

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Lundergan Says He'll Resign Next Week

Posted: 05/24/2007 - State party chairman Jerry Lundergan says he's planning to resign next week, now that Kentucky Democrats have decided on the party's gubernatorial nominee for the fall.

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Low Turnout as Fletcher, Challengers Seek Fall Ballot Spots

Updated: 05/22/2007 - After months of campaigning and ads, voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide if Gov. Ernie Fletcher would be renominated without a runoff and to choose among a half-dozen Democrats seeking to challenge the embattled Republican incumbent.

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No Voters Delayed Due to 'Operator Error'

Posted: 05/22/2007 - A minor delay in getting one voting machine operational was reported this morning in Kenton County. The problem was fixed at 7:15 a-m.

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