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McGrath tops McConnell in fund raising

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has raised nearly $7.5 million in the first three months of 2020.

McConnell-Beshear link key in stimulus deal

Interaction between two, steps Beshear took provided insight for stimulus deal

Kentucky receives $1.6 million to help fight coronavirus

Money from the federal government will be used in Kentucky for testing and to buy additional medical supplies.
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President seeks $850 billion stimulus, could include checks to Americans

Congress could act this week, addresses needs of many industries.
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Senate hopeful Booker endorses Sanders for president

Kentucky Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker has endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.

Kentucky to receive $1 million for transitional housing for recovering addicts

Kentucky will receive more than $1 million from HUD for a transitional housing pilot program for recovering addicts. 
McConnell: US not trying to start war with Iran

McConnell takes aim at 2020 Democratic presidential candidates

McConnell says the health insurance proposals from Democratic candidates for president would hurt business owners.
Asian Carp

McConnell, Ky. gov watch massive Asian carp roundup

Wildlife officials are completing a round-up of invasive Asian carp from Kentucky Lake.

Funding announced for 3 western Kentucky projects

Funding has been announced for three major western Kentucky infrastructure projects.

McGrath says she would have voted to convict Trump in Senate

Amy McGrath condemned the president's acquittal in the Senate led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Kentucky.
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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.

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