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Bill that would change how school principals are hired moves to Ky House

A bill that would give superintendents the power of hiring school principals passed the state Senate.

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.

Speaker Pelosi: The President betrayed national security

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces House is moving forward with official impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, says 'no one is above the law.'

House Democrats ask IRS to provide Trump’s tax returns

A new battle is brewing between President Donald Trump and House Democrats, this time over the president's tax returns.

McConnell calls anti-Israel attitudes disturbing

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he finds rising anti-Israel sentiments "disturbing," including by "some of the new members of the House of Representatives."

Campaign finance reporting bill moves to House

The state Senate passed legislation Friday that supporters said would bring additional transparency, accountability and integrity to Kentucky’s electoral process.

Kentucky panel sets hearing for one-vote election challenge

Hearing scheduled by state lawmakers looking into Republican incumbent's one vote loss in House race.

House passes bill to fund agencies amid shutdown

The House has approved a bill to fund the Treasury Department, the IRS and other agencies for the next year as part of a Democratic strategy to reopen the government on a piecemeal basis.

Kentucky House Democrats pick leadership team

Democrats have selected the members of their leadership team in the Kentucky House.

GOP nominates David Osborne as Kentucky’s next House speaker

Kentucky Republicans have nominated David Osborne to be the next speaker of the House of Representatives.

Kentucky lawmaker: Pelosi best able to lead House Democrats

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth - Kentucky's only Democratic congressman - said Monday he's "relatively confident" that Pelosi will win back the speakership when Democrats assume control of the House early next year.

Adkins launches governor campaign with pitch to rural voters

Rocky Adkins announces he is running for governor of Kentucky.

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.

Lawsuit seeks to remove Kentucky House candidate from ballot

A Republican candidate for the Kentucky House of Representatives says an independent candidate running against him should be removed from the ballot.

GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading

Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York was arrested Wednesday on charges he fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of a biotechnology corporation to his son, helping family and friends dodge hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses when one of the company’s drugs failed in a medical trial.

Democrats hope for ‘blue wave’ push from 8-state primary day

Holding hopes of a “blue wave” in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor.

UPDATE: Candidates certified for special election for House seat

Candidates from the two major parties were certified Tuesday for next month's special election to fill the vacant 49th District House seat.

UPDATE: GOP lawmaker wants to expel former House speaker

A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky has filed a resolution to expel the former speaker of the House for inappropriate behavior with a woman in his office.

Protesters rally outside Congressman Andy Barr speaking engagement

About a hundred people carrying signs, some wearing bandages and walking on crutches, greeted attendees Tuesday night at a Lexington Medical Society dinner.

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Lexington-Fayette Health Department release Wednesday COVID-19 cases

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported 306 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday.

Federal extended unemployment aid to end for Kentuckians

The Kentucky Labor Cabinet says payments that are part of a federal program to aid those unemployed.

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