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Federal money on the way to fight opioid epidemic in rural Kentucky

A total of $6.6 million from the federal government is on its way to Kentucky to be used to fight the opioid epidemic in rural parts of the state.

Boy band tours Kentucky, supporting Mitch McConnell

Four teenagers and their fathers are touring the state, campaigning for Senator Mitch McConnell with their rock band, "The Terry Train."

Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.

Hundreds rally in Kentucky for gun control legislation

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan traveled to Kentucky to call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring House-backed gun regulation bills to the U.S. Senate floor for a vote.

Funeral arrangements set for Booneville mayor

Funeral arrangements are set for Booneville Mayor Charles Long, who passed away Saturday at the age of 99.
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Legislators calling on Sen. Mitch McConnell to call special session

Kentuckians know Mitch McConnell as one of their  Republican senators, representing them in Washington. But across the country, he's more commonly known as the influential senate majority leader.
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Sen. Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder, sends sympathies to TX and OH

A spokesman for Mitch McConnell says the Senate majority leader tripped outside his home in Kentucky and suffered a shoulder fracture.

McConnell fires back at ‘Moscow Mitch’ attacks by Democrats

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has fired back at Democrats tagging him with the "Moscow Mitch" nickname as he tries to deflect attacks for his handling of election security legislation.

Kentucky Democrats: ‘Just say Nyet to Moscow Mitch’

Democrats in Mitch McConnell's home state are pitching "Moscow Mitch" merchandise to try and capitalize on a bitter dispute involving the Kentucky senator over election security legislation.
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Senators McConnell and Paul introduce bourbon bill

Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul introduced legislation designed to maintain fair footing between Kentucky's bourbon industry and its competitors abroad.

McConnell won’t be watching Mueller testimony

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn't intend to watch former special counsel Robert Mueller testify before Congress on Russia's interference in the 2016 election.

McConnell promises budget vote before recess

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the Senate will vote on the budget deal agreed to by congressional leaders and the White House before senators leave town for the August recess.

McConnell says Trump ‘is not a racist’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is "not a racist" after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens.

McConnell declines to address Trump tweets

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declining to address President Donald Trump's criticism of women of color in Congress.

Amy McGrath’s campaign raises a record-breaking $2.5 million in one day

Her campaign says it is the most money raised in the first day by a candidate in a U.S. senate race.

House expected to vote Friday to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

The measure is expected to easily clear the House and will then be sent to the Senate.

U.S. agriculture secretary visits Kentucky hemp operations

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue toured hemp facilities in Lexington and Louisville on Tuesday.

Senate GOP leader relishes role as ‘Grim Reaper’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls himself the Grim Reaper - the one who holds the scythe leading to the chamber where the desires of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's House majority go to die.
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Bipartisan bill to raise federal smoking age advances to Senate

A bipartisan bill that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18-to-21, passed a key Senate committee on Wednesday.

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund

The $7 billion fund is being depleted and has cut benefit payments by up to 70 percent.

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