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McConnell, Beshear team up to help expand wildlife refuge

Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Governor Beshear have teamed up on an effort to expand a new wildlife refuge in western Kentucky.

Booker files for Senate seat held by Mitch McConnell

Kentucky state Rep. Charles Booker officially joined a crowded field of Democrats competing to challenge McConnell, a key ally of Trump.

Ky. State Rep. Charles Booker announces US Senate run

Kentucky state Rep. Charles Booker has joined a crowded field challenging U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in this year's election.

Amy McGrath files to challenge McConnell in Senate race

McGrath said the Democratic victory in the Kentucky governor's race has given momentum to her own bid to unseat McConnell.

McConnell touts benefits to Kentucky in spending package

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is touting the benefits for Kentucky in the recent government spending bill signed into law last week.
Cigarettes & Smoking

Bill to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products passed in U.S. Senate

The Tobacco-Free Youth Act would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

McConnell rejects call for new witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting the Democratic push for fresh impeachment testimony against President Donald Trump. He's also appealing...
Mining

Vote expected in Congress to protect coal miners’ pensions

Congress is expected to vote before the end of the year on legislation that would protect coal miners' pension benefits, according to Senator Mitch McConnell.

Louisville native nominated to serve as U.N. Ambassador

Jennifer Yue Barber will be nominated to be the U.N. Ambassador on Economic and Social Council.

Secretary of State Pompeo visits University of Louisville

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says some Latin American nations are taking a “sharp turn toward democracy, capitalism and good government” in an address at the University of Louisville.

Beshear, Cameron vow bipartisan fight against drug epidemic

Some of Kentucky’s top political leaders promised a unified effort to combat the drug epidemic during a ribbon cutting Monday at a substance abuse recovery center in Manchester.

McConnell on 2020 Senate reelection bid: Touting leadership

Setting likely themes for his 2020 reelection bid, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his leadership role allows Kentucky to “punch above its weight” in national politics.

New center opens in Clay County to combat opioid epidemic

The facility in Clay County will provide residential services to mothers and their children as they work toward long-term recovery from substance abuse.

McConnell: Lack of civility is country’s biggest problem

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the country has a “behavioral problem”.
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Another Democrat considers run against McConnell

He says the action is in support of the Green New Deal, Medicare for All, giving workers a living wage and taxing millionaires.
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McConnell: Bevin ‘had a good 4 years,’ but likely lost

McConnell said he's "sorry Matt came up short." He says the re-canvass is unlikely to change the election results.

GOP files complaint against possible McConnell challenger

The Republican Party of Kentucky has filed a complaint against a radio host.
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Bill addresses pensions, health care for miners, retirees

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is co-sponsoring a bill with West Virginia's two U.S. senators.

Sen. McConnell visited UK following $87 million grant

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, will welcome U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Lexington Monday.

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.

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