Officials in two dozen states are asking President-elect Donald Trump to issue an executive order on his first day in office declaring as illegal President Barack Obama's plan to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.
A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky has asked for a recanvass of election results after losing to a Republican challenger criticized for Facebook posts that depicted President Barack Obama and the first lady as monkeys.
A Kentucky Republican, shunned even by his own party for posting images on Facebook depicting President Barack Obama as a monkey, held a defiant press conference during which he declined to apologize or suspend his campaign for the statehouse.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky grudgingly acknowledges President Barack Obama has "a great likelihood of success" in his showdown with congressional Republicans on the Iran nuclear deal.
Federal disaster aid has been made available to Kentucky to help the state recover from the severe storms last February. The money will help areas affected by the snowstorms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides that hit Kentucky between February 15-22.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky said his opposition to President Obama's executive orders changing the country's immigration law will not hurt his efforts to reach out to the nation's minority communities if he decides to run for president in 2016.