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Mitch McConnell achieves a major goal

Mitch McConnell achieves a major goal

As a child, Mitch McConnell contracted and largely beat polio. He was student president in high school, the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky law school. He’s never…

Kentucky Senate candidates seek base voters

Kentucky Senate candidates seek base voters

Kentucky’s U.S. Senate candidates are both trying to carve away voters from the other’s base of support after a quarrelsome debate. Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell planned to court mining families…

McConnell’s campagin manager quits in scandal

McConnell’s campagin manager quits in scandal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said he didn’t…

Kentucky politics with a side order of barbeque

Kentucky politics with a side order of barbeque

The annual picnic at Fancy Farm always serves up a main dish of politics along with a side of delicious barbecue. And this year voters will get a rare glimpse…

McConnell foe lies in first negative TV ad

McConnell foe lies in first negative TV ad

In a new ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, retired coal miner Don Disney looks straight into the camera and asks Mitch McConnell why he voted to raise…

Same sex marriage issues arise in McConnell Senate race

Same sex marriage issues arise in McConnell Senate race

A Republican Senate candidate in Kentucky said that same-sex marriage could lead to a parent claiming marriage to his or her child to gain tax benefits and other privileges. Louisville…

Lots of effort to get rid of Mitch McConnell

Lots of effort to get rid of Mitch McConnell

Democrats dream of driving U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell into retirement this year, ridding President Barack Obama of one of his fiercest opponents. Tea partyers have the same dream, but they…

Time to rid the nation of an embarrassment named Cruz?

Time to rid the nation of an embarrassment named Cruz?

Maybe it’s time to do something to put the misery called Ted Cruz out of America’s life and memory. Depending on the voters of Texas to step in and do…

Ted Cruz’s extremism again embarrasses Republicans

Ted Cruz’s extremism again  embarrasses Republicans

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz sat with eyes glued to his mobile device as the chaos he provoked ensnared his Republican leaders on the Senate floor. Legislation to raise the nation’s…

The tea party is steaming mad at Mitch McConnell

The tea party is steaming mad at Mitch McConnell

The tea party is teeing off on Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. Matt Bevin, who is challenging McConnell in the GOP primary in Kentucky, seized on the senator’s vote Wednesday…

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