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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell up in primary, dead heat with Grimes

Updated: 05/20/2014 - As the candidates enter their final stretch of campaigning before Tuesday’s primary, a Bluegrass Poll finds Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell in the lead for the GOP nomination to face likely Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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McConnell touts his conservative record in TV ad

Posted: 04/21/2014 - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is touting his conservative credentials in a new TV ad about a month before his Republican primary against political newcomer Matt Bevin, who is trying to rally tea party supporters to his side.

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Lawmakers reviewing Rupp Arena financing proposal

Updated: 04/14/2014 - Supporters of a plan to help finance Rupp Arena's renovation are mounting one last effort to persuade Kentucky lawmakers to include state-backed bonding for the project. It's the legislative equivalent of a last-second shot at the buzzer.

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NRA endorses McConnell in GOP primary

Posted: 04/11/2014 - The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund has endorsed U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in the May 20 Republican primary.

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