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Ky. citizen’s group developing plan to cut carbon emissions

With U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell urging a boycott of a federal rule to cut carbon emissions from power plants, a Kentucky citizen's group is coming up with its own plan.

Senate GOP leader seems safe for now after Boehner departure

There's no sign that conservatives cheering the departure of House Speaker John Boehner will be able to claim Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as their next pelt.

Ted Cruz goes to Senate floor to call GOP leader a liar

In a stunning, public attack on his own party leader, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz accused Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of lying, and said he was no better than his Democratic predecessor and couldn't be trusted.

McConnell talks up presidential race, mum on governor’s race

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is handicapping next year's presidential race, but the Kentucky Republican didn't mention his home state's pivotal campaign for governor in a speech to a business group.

White House slams McConnell on Lynch confirmation delay

The White House is blasting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for holding up a confirmation vote for Loretta Lynch to be attorney general.

McConnell: Senate ‘stuck’ over bill funding Homeland Dept.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate is stuck over a bill funding the Homeland Security Department and overturning President Barack Obama's policies on immigration.

KY Republicans & Democrats Call for Investigations Against Grimes & McConnell

On Friday, Kentucky's Republican and Democratic Parties called for investigations into perceived violations made by U.S. Senate candidates Alison Grimes and Mitch McConnell.

Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes Sound Off in “Measure the Candidates”

U.S. Senate Candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes are in Louisville today, sharing their views and ideas for rural and agricultural concerns.

McConnell Thanks Bevin, Then Blasts Grimes

After his win over primary opponent Matt Bevin, Senator Mitch McConnell began his victory speech by thanking Bevin, commenting that Bevin has made him a better candidate.

McConnell & Grimes to Go Head-to-Head in November

It was an outcome that many people had predicted for months, but now it's official: Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes will battle it out for a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.

Voters Set Stage for Senate Control Fight in November

A ten-month primary campaign that cost $12 million is coming to a close today in Kentucky, where Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is poised to beat a tea party-styled challenger, Matt Bevin.

McConnell: Jobs Comment Taken Out of Context

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says his comments that it is not his job to bring employment to a struggling Kentucky county were taken out of context.

McConnell Campaign Has More Ad Trouble

After an online video promoting Senator Mitch McConnell's campaign mistakenly showed a clip of Duke's basketball players rejoicing over a national championship, McConnell's team is now trying to reconcile the use of another basketball clip.

Sen. McConnell Ad Mistakes Duke for Kentucky

Sen. Mitch McConnell's latest campaign video hit all the necessary Kentucky high points: horse racing, bluegrass - and Duke basketball?

Stumbo Compares Ousting McConnell To Liberating Nazi Germany

During an event held for U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes in Prestonsburg Thursday night, Kentucky Democratic Speaker Greg Stumbo made statements that some say are "hate-filled comparisons."

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City of Richmond cancels Christmas Parade, modifies Santa Express event

Santa will still make an appearance December 14-15, according to the city.

Paducah man arrested on sex abuse charges

Kelly Setters was arrested following an investigation into sexual abuse allegations, according to KSP.

UK Athletics adjusts ticketing procedures for Bluegrass Showcase

UK season ticket holders will not be able to use their Friday tickets and parking passes to attend the Richmond-Morehead State game.

Fayette County jail has first COVID-19 cases since September

Eight inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus in the last week, according to the jail.