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Lawmakers ready to talk legislative redistricting

Posted: 05/01/2013 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Pressure is beginning to mount to call lawmakers back to Frankfort this year for a special legislative session on political redistricting.

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Rand Paul endorses Sanford, Dems launch another attack

Posted: 04/30/2013 - A week before the special election in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, House Democrats launched another ad attacking former Gov. Mark Sanford's personal indiscretions. Sanford, meanwhile, picked up the endorsement of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who is considering a run for president.

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Grimes still wrestling with decision on Senate bid

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.

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Grimes still wrestling with decision on Senate bid

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.

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Lawmakers urge delay in control tower furloughs

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.

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Federal grand jury convenes to probe Richie Farmer

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.

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McConnell ad seizes on recording, far left jabs

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.

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McConnell, Rogers praise generic pill ruling

Updated: 04/16/2013 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) applauded an announcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, Dr. Margaret "Peggy" Hamburg.

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Gov. Beshear: I won't run against McConnell

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.

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Capitol Police assisting FBI in Ky. investigation

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.

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Close vote defeats W.Va. budget abortion ban

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.

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Official: Kentucky on pace to meet revenue goals

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.

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