Content Tagged 'congress'

Showdown Set on Unemployment Bill in Senate
Senate Democrats are scratching for votes to pass a White House-backed bill that would renew unemployment benefits that lapsed last month for the long-term jobless.
Deal Reached To Avoid Default And Open Government
Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day's end.
Democrat Elisabeth Jensen Running For Congress
The co-founder of the 'Race for Education' has filed the necessary papers with the Federal Election Commission to run for the 6th District Congressional Seat in Central Kentucky currently held by Republican Andy Barr.
Local Residents Talk Syria
People in central Kentucky give their opinion on whether the United States should send troops into Syria. Video Video
Update: Another Democrat To Run For Congress In 6th District
Another Democrat is running for Congress in Central Kentucky. Joe Palumbo is head of a lumber and building supply company.
GOP Super PAC Ad Targets Ashley Judd
She might not even run for the US Senate from Kentucky. But Ashley Judd is already on the receiving end of an attack ad.
Payroll Tax Increase Affecting Kentuckians
Congress let a payroll tax cut expire Wednesday, prompting an immediate two percent tax increase on every taxpayer's paycheck. Video Video
Ben Chandler Says Presidential Race Cost Him
Ben Chandler says Kentucky's strong support for Mitt Romney was too much for him to overcome. Video Video
State Fraternal Order Of Police Endorses Ben Chandler
The State Fraternal Order of Police on Wednesday endorsed Democrat Ben Chandler in his bid for re-election to Congress from the Sixth District. Video Video
Congressman-Elect Andy Barr Prepares For Washington
The newly-elected representative for Kentucky's sixth district said he's ready to get down to business. Video Video
Barr vs Chandler
With the match up set, a look ahead to the general election in central Kentucky's race for Congress. Video Video
Massie Wins Republican Nomination for US House District 4
In Northern Kentucky, Tea party-backed Thomas Massie won the Republican Nomination for Congress in the Fourth District.
NRA Endorses Ben Chandler For Congress
The National Rifle Association is backing Ben Chandler for Congress.
Chandler Works To 'Get Out The Vote' Election Eve
Congressman Ben Chandler spent his final campaign day asking constituents to go out and vote for the election.
Barr Files For Congress
Republican Andy Barr puts his name in the Congressional hat. Video Video
Congressional Redistricting Deal Approved
The Kentucky legislature Friday afternoon approved a compromise deal which redraws boundaries for the state's six congressional districts. Video Video
Geoff Davis Won't Run In 2012
Geoff Davis, the Republican congressman for Northern Kentucky's Fourth District, will not run again in 2012. Video Video
The Battle over Payroll Tax Cuts
See how fighting in Congress could effect your paycheck Video Video
U.S. Rep. Guthrie in Lexington
U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie, who is running for re-election in a reconfigured 2nd district, was in Lexington Friday. The new congressional boundary abuts Fayette County. Video Video
Andy Barr Wants Rematch with Chandler
Republican Andy Barr wants a rematch with Democratic U.S. Rep Ben Chandler. Barr filed for congress late Friday morning. Video Video
Congressional Redistricing Unfinished
Kentucky lawmakers remain divided on the redrawing of the state's six congressional districts. Video Video
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