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McConnell: Lack of civility is country’s biggest problem

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the country has a “behavioral problem”.

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.

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.

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.

Federal grant to help out-of-work coal miners

A grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will be used to help out-of-work coal miners in eastern Kentucky find jobs and receive training.

McGrath campaign silent on response to miners’ ad complaint

Democrat Amy McGrath's Senate campaign has missed a deadline set by an attorney seeking a reply to demands from two retired coal miners that their images be removed from an ad attacking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Kentucky to get nearly $31.5 million to combat opioid abuse

Kentucky will receive a big infusion of federal funds to reinforce efforts to combat the state's addiction woes from the opioid epidemic.

‘Do something, Mr. McConnell’: Washington Post editorial says Senate must act on guns

The Washington Post on Wednesday published a full-page editorial listing the victims' names and ages in 37 mass shootings in the U.S. since 1999, including the seven killed in a weekend shooting in western Texas, and then asked, "if that would be enough to move Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his insistent inertia on gun safety?"

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.

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.

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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