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Democrat Josh Hicks running for Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District thanks supporters

Democrat Josh Hicks thanked his supporters Tuesday night, telling them as of 10 p.m. nine of the district's 18 counties were reporting partial vote totals that had him leading with 70% of the vote across the district. 

Congressman Andy Barr thanks supporters for victory and condolences for loss of his wife

Congressman Andy Barr thanked supporters Tuesday night not only for their votes to keep him in Congress, but also for their kind thoughts after the sudden death of his wife last week. 

Tributes roll in for Carol Barr, wife of Congressman Andy Barr

Congressman Andy Barr's office says his wife, Carol, died unexpectedly Tuesday at the Barr family home. 

Bourbon and Scott counties awarded federal grant

Mitch McConnell and Andy Barr announce that Bourbon and Scott counties have been awarded $10.2 million.

Marine veteran enters race for 6th District seat in Kentucky

Democrat Josh Hicks has launched his campaign for the Kentucky congressional seat held by Republican Andy Barr.

Barr holds VA accountable to Kentucky student veterans

Congressman Andy Barr has introduced bipartisan legislation, to ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs properly and retroactively pays student veterans with the educational housing benefits they have earned.

UPDATE: Andy Barr wins 6th Congressional District

Barr will be watching the election results come in here with members of the Republican Party of Kentucky in the closest race Barr has ever seen.

Election Day arrives: Voters render judgment on Trump era

A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era.

Barr and McGrath make final pitch to voters

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Both Andy Barr and Amy McGrath were greeted to rowdy ovations at their campaign offices one day before election day. "Paychecks...

Barr looks to Trumps to boost turnout in Kentucky district

Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr is hoping an appearance by Donald Trump Jr. will help boost turnout in his competitive congressional race.

‘Everything’s at stake’ on eve of first Trump-era elections

Voters on Tuesday will decide the $5 billion debate between President Donald Trump’s take-no-prisoner politics and the Democratic Party’s super-charged campaign to end the GOP’s monopoly in Washington and statehouses across the nation.

Barr opposes Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship

Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr says he does not support President Donald Trump's proposal to end citizenship for children born in the United States to non-citizen parents.

Health care, taxes dominate Kentucky congressional debate

Candidates in the 6th Congressional district argued over health care, taxes and the national debt in their only joint appearance before the midterm election.

Speaker Paul Ryan to campaign for Andy Barr in Kentucky

Paul Ryan will campaign for Andy Barr in Kentucky this week.

McGrath claims ‘momentum’ in district Trump won in ’16

Amy McGrath, a retired Marine fighter pilot, has about $1 million more than Barr left to spend.

President Trump campaigns for Andy Barr in Richmond

President Trump campaigned for 6th Congressional District incumbent Andy Barr at a rally Saturday night at EKU in Richmond.

Lexington addiction recovery community will get federal dollars

Thursday, co-founders and board members of Lexington addiction recovery community, Voices of Hope, celebrated a federal grant with Congressman Andy Barr and Van Ingram, Executive Director for the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy. 

Lexington VA renamed after two local veterans

The VA center in Lexington was renamed in honor of two local veterans who dedicated their lives to serving our country.

94-year-old receives Congressional Gold Medal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Not long after 94-year-old Mary Pat Shely touched her Congressional Gold Medal, she was posing for pictures with not just...

Medicaid becomes latest sparring issue in congressional race

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and opponent Amy McGrath at odds over Medicaid work requirements.

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McConnell uses a Democrat’s quote in first attack ad of general election

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New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.