- Budget deal? Big obstacles, New Year's deadline Updated: Dec-05-13 6:20 pm
- Farm Bill may move in an otherwise unproductive year Updated: Dec-04-13 12:52 pm
- 90-year-old Gurley Martin files for US Senate Updated: Nov-29-13 3:49 am
- Dems, Obama, head into 2014 distant, determined Updated: Nov-28-13 10:54 am
- Ky. faces potential loss of federal road funds Updated: Nov-28-13 10:09 am
- GE Hitachi, Energy Dept. in talks over Ky. uranium Updated: Nov-27-13 3:02 pm
- Grimes picks up key endorsement in Senate race Updated: Nov-26-13 2:23 pm
- Analysis: Dems reach breaking point on filibusters Updated: Nov-23-13 11:20 am
- Grimes calls for additional child care tax breaks Updated: Nov-22-13 3:31 pm
- Analysis: To GOP, all roads lead to 'Obamacare' Updated: Nov-22-13 3:26 pm
- Senate Dems curb filibuster, risk future problems Updated: Nov-22-13 3:13 am
- Senate Dems placate dispirited core with change Updated: Nov-21-13 5:32 pm
- Grimes accused of exploiting 'Obama Girl' tweet Updated: Nov-20-13 2:58 pm
- GOP tweets altered image of Grimes as 'Obama Girl' Updated: Nov-19-13 5:52 pm
- Ky. provides power players to Washington politics Updated: Nov-19-13 2:41 pm
- White mayor, black wife: NYC shatters an image Updated: Nov-16-13 11:05 am
- Paul calls Bevin 'good, honest, Christian man' Updated: Nov-15-13 4:27 pm
- TVA to close 8 coal-powered units in Ala. and Ky. Updated: Nov-14-13 6:09 pm
- GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Updated: Nov-12-13 7:37 pm
- Old guard Republican endorses Bevin for Senate Updated: Nov-12-13 11:39 am
- Promotion of veteran-raised ag goods goes national Updated: Nov-11-13 6:00 pm
- Health law's troubles give GOP a much-needed boost Updated: Nov-10-13 8:04 am
WASHINGTON - With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs. But the going is getting rougher.
12-04-13 - WASHINGTON - Although the Senate is in recess this week, Mississippi's Thad Cochran is returning to Washington for a meeting on the Farm Bill which appears on track to be one of the few legislative accomplishments in a deadlocked Congressional year.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Ninety-year-old Gurley Martin has filed candidacy papers to run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky.
WASHINGTON - A month after emerging from a government shutdown at the top of their game, many Democrats in Congress newly worried about the party's re-election prospects are for the first time distancing themselves from President Barack Obama after the disastrous rollout of his health care overhaul.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky could lose nearly $650 million in federal funding in 2015 for building and maintaining roads unless Congress shifts additional money into the Highway Trust Fund, a state official said.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday that it is entering negotiations with General Electric's nuclear division on a proposal to replace an aging uranium enrichment plant in Kentucky with a new facility.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A national advocate for pay equality for women has endorsed Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes for U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON - As Democrats watched Senate Republicans use filibuster powers to thwart more and more of President Barack Obama's agenda and nominees, they wondered how much worse it could get.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, pushing to make gender an issue in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, called Friday for additional tax breaks for businesses that provide on-site child care services for working women.
WASHINGTON - All roads lead to "Obamacare" for Republicans.
WASHINGTON - Democrats quickly enjoyed the first fruits of a milestone Senate vote making it harder for the Republican minority to block President Barack Obama's nominations: They swiftly ended a GOP filibuster against one of his top judicial selections and prepared to do the same for two others.
WASHINGTON - By limiting the ability of Republicans to block President Barack Obama's nominees, Senate Democrats sought to placate the party's core liberal activists dispirited by the troubled rollout of the health care overhaul and government snooping ahead of midterm elections in which a president's party typically loses seats in Congress.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Republicans accused Democrat Alison Grimes on Wednesday of exploiting an "offensive" GOP tweet in an effort to avoid bigger issues in her bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The National Republican Senatorial Committee took disciplinary action Tuesday against a junior staffer who tweeted an "extremely offensive" photo-shopped image of Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - For a state that has statues of native sons Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in its Capitol, Kentucky has been perceived as a political backwater for decades, nearly invisible on the national stage.
Another milestone is passing in America's racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Tea party darling Rand Paul endorsed Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell long ago, but that didn't stop him Friday from sharing kind words about McConnell's GOP primary challenger, Louisville businessman Matt Bevin.
The Tennessee Valley Authority's board has voted to close six coal-powered units in Alabama and replace two others in Kentucky with a natural gas plant.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama's picks for one of the nation's top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Old guard Republican Larry Forgy has endorsed Louisville businessman Matt Bevin ahead of next May's primary.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky-based promotional campaign featuring a special logo for farm goods produced by military veterans is spreading nationally, with the goal of making the brand a household name and boosting income for ex-service members looking to make a living off the land.
WASHINGTON - The health care law's seemingly endless problems are giving congressional Republicans a much-needed boost of energy, helping them to move past the government-shutdown debacle and focus on a theme for next year's elections.