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.
Posted: 06/11/2007 - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton criticized the No Child Left Behind education program Saturday, saying its emphasis on testing puts American students in danger of losing their creative edge.
Posted: 06/07/2007 - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich gives himself 4-to-1 odds against running for president, an assessment that conflicts with his recent pronouncements about seeking the Republican nomination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: 05/24/2007 - The request is from state Representative Lonnie Napier, who was locked in a tight race with former state court administrator Melinda Wheeler.
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.
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.
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.
Posted: 05/22/2007 - All the campaign bus tours and rallies are over. Now it's up to Kentucky voters to whittle the long list of candidates running for governor.