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McConnell, Carroll talk drug issues in Clark County

McConnell also visits Montgomery County.

Amy McGrath staff unionizes

A week after winning the democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, Amy McGrath has announced her campaign staffers are unionizing.

Kentucky incumbents win easily in rare unfinished primaries

Republican incumbents Mitch McConnell, Thomas Massie, Hal Rogers, Andy Barr and Brett Guthrie have won their party’s nominations in Kentucky. 

McConnell suggests impeachment blinded Congress to coronavirus dangers

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump distracted the U.S. government from the growing coronavirus crisis.

McConnell says he’ll find funds for school at Fort Campbell

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says he's working to secure sufficient funding for Kentucky's military posts, including a new middle school at Fort Campbell.

Trial nears end for father of former McConnell rival

A monthlong trial in Kentucky is nearing its conclusion for Democratic stalwart Jerry Lundergan.

Mayors pressure McConnell on gun control

The Senate's majority leader, Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell, is getting more heat for not bringing to a vote legislation.

Blue Grass Airport receives $11 mil grant for taxiway improvements

BGA: Grant will fund the completion of the final phrase of their taxiway safety enhancement program.

US drug czar says border wall will reduce influx of drugs

President Donald Trump's drug czar says the president's plan for a U.S.-Mexico border wall would save American lives by helping stem the flow of illegal drugs into the country.

McConnell releases statement on New Zealand mosque attack

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement regarding the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand:

McConnell: Trump to include VA hospital in budget proposal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's been assured that President Donald Trump's budget request to Congress will include the money needed to fully fund a new VA hospital in Kentucky's largest city.

Senator McConnell invites Kentuckian to be his guest for State of the Union

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has invited Lisa Minton, Executive Director of Chrysalis House in Lexington, Kentucky, to be his guest for President Donald Trump’s State of the Union.

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...

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...

McConnell takes key step toward Kavanaugh vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has taken a key procedural step to begin voting on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

Senate leader touts hemp legalization as part of farm bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's "absurd" that the U.S. imports hemp products but puts severe restrictions on American-grown hemp.

McConnell: Senate likely to consider anti-opioid package

McConnell says Senate will likely consider proposals to combat opioid epidemic.

US Drug Enforcement Administration to open Paducah office

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is planning to open a new post in Paducah.

President to nominate Kentuckian to serve on U.S. Court of Appeals

Sen. McConnell issues statement on nominee John Nalbandian.

Senate confirms Duncan as US attorney in Kentucky

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate has confirmed Robert Duncan Jr. to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

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

The ad features criticisms from newspapers of McConnell's opponent during the June Primary.
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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.