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Eying Supreme Court, abortion foes promote tough state bans

Emboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure in a deliberate frontal attack on Roe v. Wade.

McConnell, GOP pushing ‘mob behavior’ branding of Dems

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning that recent statements and actions by Democrats and liberal writers and protesters are "only Phase One of the meltdown."

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight widens gender gap

McConnell told The Associated Press on Wednesday the gender gap "clearly is wider than it used to be."

Lock her up? Now it’s Dianne Feinstein instead of Clinton

Chants of “Lock her up!” rang once again throughout an Iowa arena as President Donald Trump rallied supporters Tuesday night.

Kavanaugh asks questions in first day on bench

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is diving into his new job, asking a handful of questions in the first arguments of the day.

Kavanaugh to hear first arguments as Supreme Court justice

A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice.

McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is leaving the door open to taking up a nomination to the Supreme Court if a...

Judge Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to Supreme Court

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):

UK professors among 2,400 who signed letter opposing Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Several Kentucky law professors were among the more than 2,400 who signed a letter opposing Kavanaugh's confirmation.

The Latest: Kavanaugh nomination clears key Senate hurdle

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:55 a.m. The Senate has pushed Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme...

Key senators undecided as Senate poised to vote on Kavanaugh

The Senate is poised to take a crucial vote Friday on whether to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court as key Republican senators remain undecided amid allegations of sexual misconduct and intense protests that have divided the nation.

Kavanaugh says he may have been ‘too emotional’

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is acknowledging he "might have been too emotional" in Senate testimony but says he can be counted on to be an "even-keeled" judge.

McConnell says FBI didn’t corroborate claims

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the FBI's background investigation of Brett Kavanaugh didn't corroborate any of the sexual misconduct allegations...

Initial Senate vote on Kavanaugh nomination set for Friday

The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh’s tottering Supreme Court nomination after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set his polarized chamber on a schedule to decide an election-season battle that has consumed the nation. A showdown roll call over confirmation seemed likely over the weekend.

All 100 senators will be able to read FBI report

All 100 senators, and a handful of Senate staff, will be able to read the FBI's new report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Councilman faces critics after controversial Facebook posts

BEREA, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Madison County town is divided over photos supposedly posted on Facebook by Berea City Councilman Jerry Little's wife. The photo...

Democrats question Kavanaugh’s credibility, temperament

Democrats are raising new questions about the truthfulness of Brett Kavanaugh’s sworn testimony to the Senate, shifting tactics against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee as they await the results of the FBI’s background investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.

McConnell promises Kavanaugh vote this week

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote this week on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

Yale classmate recalls Kavanaugh as frequent, heavy drinker

FBI agents interviewed one of the three women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as Republicans and Democrats quarreled over whether the bureau would have enough time and freedom to conduct a thorough investigation before a high-stakes vote on his nomination to the nation’s highest court.

WATCH LIVE: Senate Republicans plowing ahead on Kavanaugh choice

Senate Republicans are plowing forward with a committee vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

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Vigil in Frankfort honors late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Knox County deputies looking for man suspected of armed robbery

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Black men in horse racing industry honored in Lexington

Five men were given awards, four of which are still active in the industry.