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The fake life of con man, lawmaker, minister Dan Johnson

  The Kentucky lawmaker’s resume included enough material for an award-winning memoir: He was a peacekeeper at the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, a White House chaplain to three presidents and a 9/11 first...

Kentucky GOP legislator & pastor kills himself after accusations of sexual assault

Dan Johnson, a Republican state lawmaker in Kentucky known for inflammatory Facebook posts comparing Barack and Michelle Obama to monkeys and who defiantly denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the...

A nasty feud between current, former governors

Kentucky's two most recent governors are feuding, but they can agree on one thing: the FBI is investigating. While peaceful transitions of power are a longstanding U.S. tradition, the handoff in Kentucky from Democrat Steve...

Defiant clerk out of jail

After a five-day stint in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will return to work as soon as Friday to face another day of reckoning. The...

Kim Davis appeals her contempt jailing

A defiant county clerk is willing to stay in jail for her beliefs, but she'd prefer to be a free woman. Attorneys for Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis have officially appealed a judge's decision to...

Lawbreaking clerk won’t back down

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will spend Labor Day weekend in isolation at the Carter County Detention Center with her Bible and her clear conscience. At least three same-sex couples will spend the weekend planning...

With Davis in jail, Gay couples will try again

April Miller and Karen Roberts will return to the Rowan County Courthouse on Friday for the fifth time since June to ask for a marriage license. Only this time, clerk Kim Davis will not be...

Gay couples win but still lose in Kentucky

Two same-sex couples in this small eastern Kentucky county got everything they wanted in a ruling from a federal judge Monday, except for one sentence. U.S. District Judge David Bunning denied Rowan County Clerk Kim...

Rand Paul officially enters Presidential sweepstakes

Sen. Rand Paul, a tea party favorite and frequent antagonist of leaders of his Republican Party, is ready to test how much change voters want, both for their government and for the GOP. Paul is...

Democrats pull TV ads out of Kentucky Senate race

In the final weeks of a cross-country battle for Senate control, officials in both political parties are making multimillion-dollar advertising decisions that offer clues about where the real battlefields lie. In Kentucky, after spending about...