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Kentucky senator appeals ‘Marsy’s Law’ ruling

A Kentucky state senator has appealed a judge's ruling not to certify results of a constitutional referendum next month.

Kentucky judge blocks certification of ‘Marsy’s Law’ vote

A judge has ordered election officials in Kentucky not to certify the results of an upcoming referendum on whether to change the state's constitution to guarantee the rights of crime victims.

McConnell says no GOP senator for Sessions’ job

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that if President Donald Trump decides to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his replacement won't be a Senate Republican.

Trump narrows hunt for UN ambassador to 5 people

President Donald Trump says he's narrowed down a short list of five people to replace U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley at the United Nations.

Kavanaugh says he may have been ‘too emotional’

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is acknowledging he "might have been too emotional" in Senate testimony but says he can be counted on to be an "even-keeled" judge.

All 100 senators will be able to read FBI report

All 100 senators, and a handful of Senate staff, will be able to read the FBI's new report on sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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Beshear appoints independent counsel in Grimes investigation

Andy Beshear has appointed an independent counsel to investigate allegations of wrongdoing against Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

Lawyer says Manafort cut deal to protect family

Paul Manafort's lawyer says the former Trump campaign chairman cut a deal with prosecutors "to make sure that his family was able to remain safe and live a good life."

Woodward: Mattis, Kelly denials of his book quotes untrue

Longtime journalist Bob Woodward says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly "are not telling the truth" when they deny making incendiary quotes about President Donald Trump attributed to them in his new book, "Fear."

Trump aide Papadopoulos gets 14 days in prison

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for lying to the FBI.

Under DeVos, full loan relief rare for for-profit students

Preliminary data obtained by The Associated Press show the Trump administration is granting only partial loan forgiveness to the vast majority of students it approves for help because of fraud by for-profit colleges.
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Kentucky dairy, other farms look to the future

Millions of gallons of milk—including milk produced in Kentucky—will be purchased by the federal government to benefit U.S. dairy farmers and food banks, state lawmakers heard today.
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Political candidates show up in force at Labor Day Picnic

Hundreds of union workers came together in lexington for the fifth annual labor day picnic.
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Secretary of state’s father indicted in campaign finance case

Alison Lundergan Grimes' father and another man have been indicted on charges for campaign finance conspiracy.

Gillum, Nelson: A team approach for Florida Dems?

Andrew Gillum says he can win the Florida governor's by attracting new voters to the polls instead of simply trying to corral support from the usual electorate.

Trump candidate, Dem underdog to vie for Florida gov’s seat

Florida's governor's race will largely be a referendum on President Donald Trump.

Gov. Bevin files state Supreme Court brief in support of recently enacted Pension Reform...

Gov. Matt Bevin's legal team has filed a 100-page brief in the case before the Kentucky Supreme Court which will decide the fate of the recently enacted pension reform law.

Politicians pay tribute to McCain; Trump silent

The Army is thanking ailing Arizona Sen. John McCain as it opens a new modernization headquarters in Texas.

Medical marijuana supporters pitch lawmakers

Whether legalizing medical marijuana is the right prescription for Kentucky was pondered today by a state legislative panel.

Beshear calls on Congress to close loophole allowing spread of deadly Fentanyl

Attorney General Andy Beshear is calling on federal lawmakers to close a loophole that allows those who traffic deadly fentanyl analogues to stay one step ahead of law enforcement.

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