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Facing challenges, McConnell says ‘that’s the way it is’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says people should not be surprised by the challenges that come with governing, saying that's the way it is in the U.S.

More than 74,000 in Kentucky Sign Up for Health Insurance

More than 74,000 Kentuckians have signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov as of Jan. 14.

Officials in 24 States Urge Trump to Kill Obama Carbon Plan

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.

Democrat Ousted in Racially Charged Election Requests Review

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.

Candidate defies GOP, refuses to drop out for offensive post

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.

Obama signs disaster declaration for parts of Kentucky

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for parts of Kentucky affected by storms in early July.

Gov’t report: Kentucky among 8 states with significant drop in uninsured

Kentucky is among eight states that saw a significant drop last year in the number of people without health insurance, according to the National Health Interview Survey.

Obama says he’ll ‘leave it all on the field’

President Barack Obama says he'll use his last State of the Union address to make sure Americans understand he plans to "leave it all on the field."

GOP-led Congress moves to block Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Congressional Republicans are moving to block President Barack Obama's plan to force steep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants.

Senate propels stopgap spending bill to keep government open

One Senate Republican who's also a presidential candidate is urging Congress to allow a partial government shutdown, as a way to gain leverage over President Barack Obama.

McConnell acknowledges difficulty in blocking Iran deal

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.

EPA rule denounced in coal-producing Kentucky

President Barack Obama is being condemned by Kentucky politicians for his plan for dramatic cuts in power plant emissions.

Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program

President Barack Obama is urging the Senate to renew the government's power to search Americans' telephone records, saying public safety demands it.

President Obama declares disaster for KY

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.

Obama touts plan to boost tech jobs in Louisville visit

President Barack Obama has put the spotlight on a Kentucky-based company to tout his plan to create more technology jobs.

Top Senate Republican tells states: ignore EPA carbon rules

The Senate's top Republican, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, is telling states to ignore a central part of President Obama's plans to curb the pollution blamed for global warming.

Paul Balances Immigration Order, 2016 Prospects

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.

Federal Disaster Declared Following August Storms

President Barack Obama issued a major disaster declaration to help with recovery from August storms, washed-out roads and flooding in eastern Kentucky.

US Honors Veterans Over Memorial Day Weekend

The U.S. Marine Corps' chaplain has reminded a New York City congregation of the sacrifice made by fallen soldiers around the world.

KY Native Loretta Lynn Receives Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Kentucky native Loretta Lynn now has the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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