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Libertarian candidate off Boone County ballot

Posted: 08/24/2014 - A judge has thrown the Libertarian candidate for county attorney of Boone County off the ballot because he isn't licensed to practice law in Kentucky.

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McConnell, Grimes set to appear together on KET

Posted: 08/18/2014 - Kentucky Educational Television says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes, have both accepted the network's offer to appear at a candidate forum in October.

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Transylvania, Forum to co-host Lexington mayoral debate

Posted: 08/06/2014 - Transylvania University and the Lexington Forum will co-host a formal public debate between incumbent Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and former Lexington Police Chief Anthany Beatty. Beatty is challenging Gray’s...

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UK students propose McConnell-Grimes debate

Updated: 08/01/2014 - Four University of Kentucky student organizations announced a statewide media partnership with WKYT and seven of other television stations in efforts to host a debate with Kentucky’s candidates for U.S. Senate.

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McConnell offers immigration amendment

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior.

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Bluegrass Poll: First look at Kentucky's 2015 governor's race

Updated: 07/29/2014 - With more than 15 months to go, the three likely candidates in the race to be Kentucky's next governor must battle the fact that more than half of Kentuckians don't have an opinion or are neutral about each of them.

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Bluegrass Poll: Same sex marriage opposition lowest in decade

Updated: 07/29/2014 - Opposition to gay marriage in Kentucky has hit its lowest level since 2004 when voters approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage as only between a man and a woman, according to a new Bluegrass Poll.

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Bluegrass Poll: Kentuckians weigh in on President, issues

Updated: 07/28/2014 - A new Bluegrass Poll gives a report card for President Obama, reveals Kentucky's view on which party should control the U.S. Senate, and gauges the state's view on the recent Supreme Court ruling over health-care benefits regarding contraceptives.

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Bluegrass Poll: Senate race swings toward McConnell

Updated: 08/02/2014 - The pendulum in the race for Kentucky's senate seat is swinging ever-so-slightly toward Sen. Mitch McConnell over his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.

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Rand Paul says death penalty is a state issue

Posted: 07/24/2014 - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said the racial imbalance of the nation's prisons that convinced him to support sentencing reform has not prompted him to scrutinize the death penalty in advance of a possible 2016 run for president.

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UAW backs Grimes in Kentucky Senate race

Posted: 07/24/2014 - Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has picked up an endorsement from the United Auto Workers in her bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the November election.

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McConnell weighs in on border crisis

Posted: 07/11/2014 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has a solution to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors flocking to the U.S. border.

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Eastern Kentucky gets $1 million grant

Posted: 07/07/2014 - A national community service organization is investing $1 million in eastern Kentucky to help the region recover from the downturn in the coal industry.

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Heiner gave his campaign $4 million

Updated: 07/07/2014 - Hal Heiner donated $4 million to his campaign for governor last quarter as he seeks to give himself a huge cash advantage over his potential Republican rivals.

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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.

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Grimes, Warren hit McConnell on student loan debt

Posted: 06/29/2014 - Grimes and Warren criticized McConnell for siding with millionaires instead of students. McConnell has said the bill was about politics and never about students.

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