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Grand Jury Indicts Rep. Jefferson In Bribery Investigation

Updated: 06/05/2007 - Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., was indicted Monday on federal charges of racketeering, soliciting bribes and money-laundering in a long-running bribery investigation into business deals he tried to broker in Africa.

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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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Possible Poll Worker Shortage

Posted: 05/17/2007 - We're less than a week from the primary election and state leaders are making predictions about voter turnout.

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Eight Candidates Seek Office of Treasurer

Posted: 05/16/2007 - Republican Melinda Wheeler is pushing an idea quite different from the seven other candidates running for state treasurer: she doesn't think the office is worth keeping.

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Fletcher Tops Northup Again in Fundraising

Posted: 05/16/2007 - Gov. Ernie Fletcher extended his fundraising lead over his top opponent in the Republican primary, taking in $268,000 over a two-week period that ended on May 7, according to finance reports filed Monday.

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Plan Exhibits Rapid Growth in Two Years

Posted: 05/16/2007 - A state-sponsored college savings plan has surpassed one-hundred (m) million dollars in total assets, which means it has doubled in more than two years.

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Democratic Candidates for Governor Face Off In Debate

Updated: 05/15/2007 - We're a week away from the primary election and the candidates are on the move. Governor Fletcher continues a six day bus tour and his republican rivals Anne Northup and Billy Harper are also on the road.

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