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Edelen concedes in Democratic primary election

Democrat Adam Edelen's political comeback has come up short as the former state auditor has conceded.

Edelen files for governor ahead of Tuesday’s deadline

Democrat Adam Edelen has filed to run for governor of Kentucky, promising an issues-based campaign that does not accept money from political action committees.

Website reveals possible GOP challenger to Kentucky governor

A Republican Kentucky lawmaker who voted against an ill-fated pension bill last year is planning a political announcement.

Suspicious package reportedly mailed to Robert De Niro

New York police say they’re responding to reports of a suspicious package.

Democratic consultant indicted on bribery charges

A Democratic political consultant has been indicted by a federal grand jury and accused of bribing a state official.

Bevin names supporter to board hearing complaint against him

Gov. Matt Bevin has named one of his supporters to an ethics board expected to hear complaints alleging he bought a home at a below-market rate from another political appointee.

Comer reignites rivalry with Bevin over tax returns

Republican U.S. Rep. James Comer has reignited an old political rivalry by publicly releasing his personal income tax returns and questioning why Gov. Matt Bevin has not done the same.

Kentucky to appeal ruling striking down parts of ethics law

A Kentucky ethics commission says it will appeal a federal judge's order allowing lobbyists to donate to political campaigns.

Ex-state official admits ethics violations, agrees to fine

A Lexington man who served in the Personnel Cabinet during former Gov. Steve Beshear's administration has admitted to ethics violations that allege he raised political contributions at work on state time.

Transylvania University moves on after machete attack

Police say Mitchell Adkins, 19, from Cincinnati walked into Jazzman’s Cafe in the admissions building just before nine Friday morning with a machete and several other knives.

Bill raises amount people can give to campaigns

Kentucky's Republican-controlled legislature has wrapped up work on a bill that would double how much money people can donate to political campaigns.

Bevin, Beshear Reignite Political Feud

Kentucky's two most powerful politicians have reignited their long-simmering feud.

Beshear Announces Final Election Fraud Hotline Update

The Attorney General’s Election Fraud hotline opened at 6 a.m. and as of 7:30 p.m. Eastern time the hotline has received 216 calls from 59 counties, said Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Staffers won’t testify before panel investigating governor

The committee formed by Democrats to investigate whether Kentucky's Republican Gov. Matt Bevin delayed a road project as a political vendetta will meet Friday, but two state employees invited to testify are refusing to show.

Kentucky gov. urges politics at pulpit despite federal law

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin urged a group of preachers to embrace political speech at the pulpit by telling them not to fear a federal law that prohibits candidate endorsements by tax-exempt churches.

Judge wants more details on UofL accreditation, board makeup

A state judge says he wants more information about University of Louisville's accreditation and the political and racial makeup of the school's board of trustees.

Senate GOP leader holds fast in blocking Obama Court pick

Democrats say Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has guided his Republicans into a political dead end with his unbending edict that President Barack Obama's successor should fill the Supreme Court vacancy and replace Justice Antonin Scalia.

House agrees to double donor limit ahead of pivotal election

House Democrats and Republicans agreed to double how much money people can donate to political candidates in the November elections.

Political compromises brokered in a Ford Edge

Leaders from both parties praised two political rivals Wednesday for their work on a pair of important bills to reduce heroin overdose deaths and protect victims of dating violence.

Candidate Sues over Political Ad

Republican candidate Ralph Alvarado is suing his Democratic opponent, incumbent R.J. Palmer, and Palmer’s campaign consultant, Dale Emmons.

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