Saturday, May 30, 2015
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State Judge Strikes Down Kentucky’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage, But Decision Put On Hold

A Franklin Circuit Court judge on Thursday struck down Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage, although he immediately put his decision on hold because the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on that ban in less than two weeks.

April 17, 2015
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Impact Of Proposed Crayfish Protections On Mining Industry Uncertain

The Fish and Wildlife Service said Monday that the Big Sandy crayfish, which lives in streams in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia, is in danger of extinction.

April 6, 2015
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This Year’s NCAA Tournament Produces A Final Four Of Coaching Giants

Four hall of fame coaches will duke it out in this year’s Final Four tournament.

March 31, 2015
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Anti-Vaxxers Coming Out Of The Woodwork On The Right

There’s an outbreak on the right wing — of paranoia against big government vaccinations against terrible diseases.

February 3, 2015
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U.S. Appeals Court Makes First Ruling Against Gay Marriage

The fight for marriage equality may have hit a bump in the road, but it wages on.

November 7, 2014
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McConnell Holds Off Grimes In Kentucky For Sixth Term And Chance At Leading U.S. Senate

Mitch McConnell has won another term in the U.S. Senate.

November 4, 2014
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What To Expect In The Senate Battleground On Election Day

Here’s where the key Senate races stand as voters head to the polls.

November 3, 2014
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McConnell Eyes The Prize As Grimes Hopes For Grand Upset

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell talks about his vision for a Senate with six new Republican seats.

November 3, 2014
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10 Moments That Won Or Lost Senate Control

Relive the moments that defined the midterm elections.

October 31, 2014
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McConnell Widens Lead Over Grimes In Final Bluegrass Poll

Time is running out for Alison Lundergan Grimes.

October 31, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: So Much For South Dakota?

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 27, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: Democrats Jump Back Into Kentucky

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 22, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: Gardner Leads In Colorado

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 21, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: Willie Horton 2.0

Get all of the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 17, 2014
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Poll: Minimum Wage Could Save Democrats In Tight Midterm Races

Could this be the Democrats’ ace in the hole on election day?

October 16, 2014
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Mitch McConnell’s Obamacare Comments Were Not A ‘Gaffe’

The media shouldn’t let McConnell off the hook for his latest Obamacare lie.

October 14, 2014
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Did She Vote For Obama? Kentucky Senate Candidate Still Won’t Say

Alison Lundergan Grimes stands by her decision not to reveal whether or not she voted for Obama.

October 14, 2014
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Weekend Reader: ‘The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell’

McConnell has a reputation as a bullish politician on the campaign trail, but has he finally met his match?

October 11, 2014
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Mitch McConnell Is Not A Scientist

But he does have some good news for voters.

October 10, 2014
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McConnell Wraps Opponent In Obama, Gains Edge In Kentucky Senate Race

Time is running out for Kentucky Democrats.

October 1, 2014
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Rand Paul Rails Against ‘Autocrat’ Obama in Value Voters Speech

The libertarian senator rallied social conservatives in his speech on Friday–is he preparing for a 2016 run?

September 26, 2014
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The Mystifying Election

What, if anything, are these midterms really about?

September 22, 2014
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WATCH: Grimes Shoots Gun, Is Not Obama

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes released a new TV ad on Monday, distancing herself from President Barack Obama and mocking Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in one fell swoop. In the 30-second ad, Grimes explains her differences with President Obama while skeet shooting in an open field. “I’m not Barack Obama. I disagree […]

September 15, 2014
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Poll: Kentucky Senate Race Is ‘Down To The Wire’

The race between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes “could hardly be closer and will go down to the wire,” according to a poll of Kentucky’s likely electorate conducted by The Mellman Group for the Grimes campaign. The poll finds Grimes leading McConnell by 1 point: 43 percent support Grimes, […]

September 10, 2014
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Rand Paul: Only Fetal Personhood Can Prevent Collapse Of Civilization [Video]

In a recent feature in the New York Times Magazine, Robert Draper described Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY) vision for the GOP as “libertarian — though only up to a point.” Thanks to an interview that Senator Paul did with the American Liberty Association this week, we have a better idea of what that point is. […]

August 12, 2014
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