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Obama thanks McConnell for Lynch support

President Barack Obama sent Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a handwritten note thanking the Republican for backing Loretta Lynch as attorney general. That's right: The...

McConnell Cruz band together against gay marriage

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz are among 57 Republicans in Congress who are calling on the Supreme Court...

McConnell postpones action on Iran deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday decided to postpone action on a bill giving Congress a chance to review and vote on any...

Can Obama and McConnell play nice?

President Barack Obama and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell are warily looking for areas of agreement as they begin a new chapter in a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...