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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.

GOP, Dems gearing up for Kentucky Primary

With the first wave of primary elections happening Tuesday, many are wondering if they will tell us anything about what to expect from Kentucky's primary in two weeks.

Over 3.3 million Kentuckians registered to vote in primary

The Secretary of State's Office says the number of registered voters in the state has gone up by 62,000 since the 2016 general election.

More than three million Kentuckians registered to vote in May Primary

Democrats outnumber Republicans among registered voters in Kentucky for the May Primary.

Ryan says ‘no regrets’ in leaving speakership

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not run for re-election (all times local): 10:30 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says...

Kentucky lawmakers work to pass budget and tax bills

Amid chants from thousands of protesting teachers, lawmakers passed through the senate a new tax bill and budget bill.

Lawmakers backpedal on pension bill, send it back to committee

In a turn of events at the state capitol Friday, lawmakers did not vote on the republican public pension reform bill.

Republican lawmakers talk new pension bill

After the long-awaited public pension reform bill was filed Tuesday night, republican lawmakers are sharing more details now on how they say it will prop up the system that currently faces a close to $40 billion funding shortfall.

UPDATE: Panel appointed to scrutinize Kentucky speaker

Four women and two men will decide whether to recommend expelling Kentucky's GOP House speaker after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement.

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Shots fired into truck with child inside, search on for shooter and vehicles

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is looking for suspects in two cars after shots were fired along I-64.

Scott County Schools working to implement ‘test to stay’ plan

He wants the District to have everything in place and the Health Department on board before moving forward.

Accused shoplifters lead officers on foot chase in Lexington

Two men were charged in the shoplifting case along with a woman who had unrelated outstanding warrants, according to Lexington Police.

KEA applauds plaintiffs as Ky court hears challenge to private school vouchers

Law is unaccountable to the public, which makes it unconstitutional to the people, argues plaintiffs and public-school proponents.