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Kentucky Poor People’s Campaign call for “moral revival”

Monday, members of the Poor People's Campaign rallied outside Senator McConnell's office in Lexington and Senator Paul's office in Bowling Green as part of "Moral Mondays." The group is calling on the senators to pass the "For The People Act," or H. R. 1, which would expand voting rights and ban partisan gerrymandering. 

Bernie Sanders, ex-lawmaker Booker attend Kentucky rally

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has spoken at a rally with a former Kentucky state lawmaker who is considering another run for the U.S. Senate.

Vaccine efforts then & now: survivors, doctor reflect on polio vaccine

On this day in 1954, the polio vaccine trails began in the U.S. A doctor draws comparisons with COVID-19 vaccine.

Senator Mitch McConnell encourages vaccination

Senator Mitch McConnell stopped by Pikeville Medical Center Thursday where he continued encouraging people to get vaccinated.

McConnell visits UK’s vaccine clinic, urges getting your dose

Senator Mitch McConnell toured the University of Kentucky's vaccination clinic Monday.

Kentucky bill curbs governor’s choice to fill Senate vacancy

Republican lawmakers stripped Kentucky’s Democratic governor of his independent power to temporarily fill a U.S. Senate seat should a vacancy occur.

Legendary journalist Al Smith dies at 94

Al Smith developed "Comment on Kentucky," which is the longest running program on KET.

McConnell wants students in the classroom this fall with conditions

Increasingly the debate over students returning to school this fall is creating more concerns for parents and educators.

Loved ones reach out to congress as COVID-19 cases continue to rise at the Federal Medical Center

We’ve been telling you about the concern over the rising number of coronavirus cases at the Federal Medical Center.

NY governor praises Beshear for aid request to McConnell

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is praising Kentucky’s governor for calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to provide federal pandemic relief to state and local governments.

Protesters urge Senator Mitch McConnell to support impeachment

Protesters came together to share one message, they want president trump impeached

McConnell says he’ll find funds for school at Fort Campbell

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says he's working to secure sufficient funding for Kentucky's military posts, including a new middle school at Fort Campbell.

McConnell: Trump inquiry part of a Democratic impeachment parade

Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reacted swiftly to the announcement that House Democrats will begin an impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

Kentucky awarded $31.48 million to fight opioid epidemic

Kentucky to receive millions of federal dollars to fight the opioid epidemic as part of the State Opioid Response Grant Program.

McConnell: ‘We’d fill’ any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020

Senator Mitch McConnell says if a vacancy in the Supreme Court comes up in 2020, an election year, he would push to fill it.

McConnell: Willing to offer hemp bill to resolve ‘glitches’

Mitch McConnell said Monday that includes safeguarding hemp shipments stopped by police who can't tell whether they intercepted a legal crop or its illicit cousin, marijuana.

Grant money awarded to help out-of-work coal miners

Grant money from the federal government is designed to help out-of-work coal miners find new work.

McConnell wins another term as GOP leader

McConnell won a new term Wednesday.

Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John’s stadium name

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell weighs in on comments made by Papa John's founder John Schnatter.

Protesters confront McConnell outside Kentucky restaurant

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was confronted by protesters outside a Louisville restaurant by a group protesting the Trump administration's immigration policy .

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