Posted: 04/23/2013 - Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is still wrestling with the idea of seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's election.
Updated: 04/23/2013 - Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is still wrestling with the idea of seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's election.
Posted: 04/23/2013 - Two senators are urging the Obama administration to postpone the furloughing of air traffic controllers, saying the turmoil caused by reduced staffing raises economic and security concerns as well as inconveniencing thousands of travelers.
Posted: 04/19/2013 - A federal grand jury has convened in Lexington to determine whether Richie Farmer, a Kentucky basketball icon turned politician, violated criminal laws during eight years as state agriculture commissioner.
Posted: 04/18/2013 - The McConnell campaign will begin airing a statewide TV spot on Friday that seizes on a secret recording of the senator that is tied to a liberal super PAC.
Updated: 04/16/2013 - Actress Ashley Judd had purchased a house in the northeastern Kentucky city of Ashland when she was considering running for U.S. Senate.
Updated: 04/16/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear says he won't run against U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell despite encouragement from lots of people do so.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - U.S. Capitol Police are assisting the FBI in a probe into the secret taping of a private campaign strategy meeting involving Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and several of his aides.
Posted: 04/15/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear is a supporter of a plan to award $10,000 grants to school districts that want to increase the minimum age for dropping out of school from 16 to 18.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's House of Delegates has narrowly rejected a proposal to restrict funding for abortion in the new state budget.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Actress Ashley Judd isn't the only one who has been in the political crosshairs of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.
Posted: 04/11/2013 - Kentucky's General Fund is on pace to meet its tax revenue goals for this fiscal year despite Kentuckians' cautious spending habits, a state official said Wednesday.
Updated: 04/04/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear has signed legislation lifting a Prohibition-era ban on the sale of alcohol at restaurants, bars and retail stores on Election Day.
Posted: 04/04/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear has signed legislation intended to shore up Kentucky's financially troubled pension plan for government retirees.
Posted: 04/03/2013 - The Kentucky Democratic Party is trying to use Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election bid as a catalyst to raise money even before a serious challenger gets into the race.
Posted: 04/02/2013 - A National Rifle Association-sponsored study is recommending schools across the nation each train and arm at least one staff member.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - Two lawmakers from Eastern Kentucky answered questions on KET's "Kentucky Tonight" program.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut lawmakers have reached a deal on what they're calling some of the toughest gun laws in the country that were proposed after the mass school shooting in the state in December.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has picked up endorsements from nearly all state-level Republican lawmakers in Kentucky.