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Barr gets FOP endorsement, drums up support

FOP endorses Barr for his unwavering support.

Kentucky sees uptick in voter registration, ACLU making push for felons

Currently, registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by 137,694 in Kentucky, according to the Office of the Secretary of State.

President Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett to U.S. Supreme Court

She would be the fifth woman to serve on the high court.

Republicans put teachers again at center stage with tweet

Political debate heats up ahead of November.

Politics of masks heats up in the Legislature

Senators attend hearing not wearing masks.

State lawmaker accused of using racial slurs in social media posts

Kentucky Democrats are calling out a Republican state senator for using racial slurs in social media posts.

Proposed bill would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls

A senate bill backed up by republicans would require people to show a photo ID before they could vote.

Senate impeachment trial at a stand-still over disagreements

Republican and Democratic leaders are at odds over the format of the Senate impeachment trial and whether witnesses should be called.

McConnell rejects call for new witnesses in Trump’s impeachment trial

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting the Democratic push for fresh impeachment testimony against President Donald Trump. He's also appealing...

Wall going up between GOP, Democrats in Frankfort

A wall is going up between Republicans and Democrats in Kentucky's Capitol.

Kimberly Banta nominated as GOP candidate for House District 63

Republicans in Boone and Kenton counties nominated Kimberly Banta as the GOP candidate for the special election in House District 63.

GOP senators defend McCain as Trump goes on attack again

Casting aside rare censure from Republican lawmakers, President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.

Hoyer says Trump holding government ‘hostage’

The No. 2 House Democrat is blaming President Donald Trump for the partial government shutdown and says Trump is holding the government "hostage."

After pension ruling, Kentucky GOP in position to try again

Kentucky teachers are rejoicing but Republicans are despairing after the state's Supreme Court struck down a law on procedural grounds that had made changes to one of the country's worst-funded pension systems.

Dem power players want Pelosi but centrists push back

If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber’s Democratic majority, there’s a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel.

More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Arizona

No, it wasn’t a blue wave. But a week after the voting, Democrats are riding higher than they thought on election night.

Democrats seize House control, but Trump’s GOP holds Senate

Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a “blue wave” that never fully materialized.

AFP backs 6 GOP state House candidates in Kentucky

Of the six Republicans, five are facing challenges from current or former teachers running as Democrats.

Vandalized GOP sign is finally getting repaired

The sign in front of the Republican Party of Kentucky's headquarters is finally being repaired after it was vandalized back in April.

Democrats hope for ‘blue wave’ push from 8-state primary day

Holding hopes of a “blue wave” in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the race for governor.

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Fayette Co. ballot count streamed live starting Wednesday

The Fayette county ballot count is now being streamed online.

Olivier Sarr, Jacob Toppin immediately eligible for 2020-21 season

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Olivier Sarr and Jacob Toppin are eligible to compete for the Kentucky men’s basketball team this season. The NCAA...
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Man accused of stealing London-Laurel Rescue Squad humvee arrested

A man is behind bars, accused of stealing a rescue squad Humvee and using it to visit his mom and do donuts in the parking lot of the motel she lives in.

Clean out the cabinet…Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 24

Nearly 1,500 pounds collected in Lexington last year.