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GOP restricts convention attendance over coronavirus fears

The Republican National Committee is sharply restricting attendance on three of the four nights of its convention in Jacksonville, Florida, next month as coronavirus cases are spiking in the state.

GOP candidate in 88th House District race wins twice on Tuesday

Aaron Yates won the GOP Primary in the 88th House District race and had a residency lawsuit against him dismissed in court.

Democrat seeks to fight Kentucky GOP transgender bills

Ramona Thomas believes the bills are a result of a lack of LGBT people in state government.

Pelosi to ‘soon’ send impeachment articles for Senate trial

Nancy Pelosi says she will send the articles of impeachment over to the Senate "soon."

House nears vote on restraining Trump’s actions against Iran

The House of Representatives is moving toward approving a measure aimed at restricting Trump's ability to take military action against Iran.

Sen. Rand Paul co-sponsors bill to dismiss articles of impeachment

Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul cosponsored a bill to dismiss articles of impeachment if they aren't sent to the Senate within 25 days.

GOP holds moment of silence for 2016 voters during House impeachment debate

Republicans held a moment of silence for the 2016 election. An Ohio congressman accused Democrats of trying to overturn the results of the last election.

Rep. Andy Barr files for reelection in bid for fifth term in Kentucky

Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has filed for reelection seeking a fifth term next year in Kentucky's 6th District.

Vice President Mike Pence scheduled to visit Laurel County

London and Laurel County Tourism posted on Facebook Friday, to announce a rally and fish fry with Vice President Mike Pence.

Wall going up between GOP, Democrats in Frankfort

A wall is going up between Republicans and Democrats in Kentucky's Capitol.

GOP freezes Twitter spending after McConnell account locked

The Republican Party, the Trump campaign and other GOP organizations say they are freezing their spending on Twitter to protest the platform's treatment of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Bevin wins GOP nomination for Kentucky governor

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination.

GOP senators defend McCain as Trump goes on attack again

Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.

Trump keeps a sharp focus on Ohio as 2020 campaign nears

President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort.

Pence stumps for Kentucky governor

Vice President Mike Pence says Kentucky's Republican governor has the full and total endorsement of President Donald Trump as he seeks re-election in 2019.

McConnell: ‘Good Morning’ for Senate GOP, Trump ‘helpful’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's a "good morning" for Republicans. He says President Donald Trump helped keep the Senate...

No ‘blue wave’ in sight for Kentucky; GOP maintains grip

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democrats' hopes for a "blue wave" in Kentucky hinged on their base overwhelming sluggish GOP voters. Instead, Kentucky again proved...

GOP lines up Kavanaugh vote plan as showdown hearing nears

President Donald Trump denounced Democratic efforts to block Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation as a cynical “con job” on Tuesday and launched a dismissive attack on a second woman accusing the nominee of sexual misconduct in the 1980s, asserting she “has nothing.”

GOP fundraiser featuring NRA leader draws protests

Protesters shouted "shame" as incoming NRA president Oliver North entered a GOP fundraiser in Murray.

Vandalized GOP sign is finally getting repaired

The sign in front of the Republican Party of Kentucky's headquarters is finally being repaired after it was vandalized back in April.

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No. 23 Cats falls to No. 8 Auburn, 29-13

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Colonels get first win of the Walt Wells Era, 37-14

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Wildcat fans have gameday fun despite restrictions: Some COVID-19 complaints

WTVQ got multiple complaints that some places might have had too many people, per COVID-19 regulations.

President Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court

She would be the fifth woman to serve on the high court.