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Congressional delegation except Massie vote for Defense bill, military pay raise

Trump had threatened to veto the measure, margin is veto proof

Stolen car investigation, traffic stop net arrests

Stolen car investigation, traffic stop net charges.

Comer gains seat on farm bill conference committee

A Kentucky congressman has been chosen to serve on the conference committee assigned to negotiate a final version of the federal farm bill.

Batts, Comer file for Congress in Kentucky’s 1st District

Two Republicans with varying political pedigrees have filed to run for Congress in Kentucky's 1st District.

New ag education unit heads to eastern Kentucky next year

A new mobile activity center that will educate students about agriculture will be on the road to eastern Kentucky after the first of the year.

Comer runs to replace Whitfield in Kentucky’s 1st District

Kentucky's Republican Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says he'll run for Congress to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield.

Comer greeted at hemp meeting, plans return to private life

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said he plans to start a company and return to his native Monroe County once his term ends in December.

Comer speaks on industrial hemp at conference in Lexington

The Kentucky Agricultural Commissioner predicted a booming future for industrial hemp in the state at the Hemp Industries Association Conference in Lexington on Monday.

Comer concedes, reaction pours in from all political parties

Republicans will have Matt Bevin as their candidate for governor after James Comer conceded Friday morning.

UPDATE: Early returns show tight race in KY GOP primary

The polls have closed in Kentucky, and early returns show businessman Matt Bevin and former Louisville city councilman Hal Heiner in a virtual tie in the state's Republican primary for governor.

Comer’s wife, women allies campaign after abuse allegations

Republican candidate for governor James Comer is turning to several prominent women, including his wife, just days before the primary to push back against allegations that he abused his college girlfriend.

Comer calls abuse allegations untrue, vows to stay in race

Republican candidate for governor James Comer has flatly denied he abused his college girlfriend, one day after she outlined several accusations in a letter to a newspaper and threatened to bring down his campaign two weeks before Election Day.

Heiner apologizes to Comer for ‘un-Christian’ rumors

Republican candidate for governor Hal Heiner has apologized to fellow candidate James Comer after emails surfaced in a local newspaper linking a Heiner campaign associate with a blogger who has accused Comer of committing a crime while in college.

Comer proposes earned-income tax credit

Republican gubernatorial candidate James Comer is proposing an earned-income tax credit to reduce the tax burden on many Kentucky families.

Comer leads in fundraising, but trails Heiner in spending

James Comer leads all Republican candidates for governor with more than $800,000 raised from individual donors in the first four months of 2015.

Comer to announce health care plan

Republican candidate for governor James Comer says he will reveal details of a health care plan on Monday that he says will move people off of Medicaid and into private insurance.

Political rivals put aside differences to support food banks

Two of Kentucky's biggest political rivals put aside their differences Wednesday to urge people to donate to their local food banks.

While Hemp Seeds Held Up, One Farmer Prepares To Plant

Customs is holding 250 pounds of hemp seeds in Louisville. A Rockcastle County farmer has seeds, and will be the first in the state since about WWII to plant hemp.

Politicians Invited To Fancy Farm Picnic

It's almost time for the Fancy Farm Picnic in Western Kentucky. This is the 132nd year for the event, which brings out some of the biggest names in Kentucky Politics.

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The Nest hosts first in-person event of the year

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