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Gov. Bevin says he has the job he wants. But is...

Gov. Matt Bevin said Wednesday he has the job he wants, but stopped short of declaring his intention to seek another term as Kentucky’s chief official.
Air Force family adopts Ukrainian child

Beshear: $60,000 termination fee paid to Bevin’s child welfare adviser was...

The contract the Bevin administration had with Daniel Dumas was invalid, AG Beshear said Thursday, so therefore the termination fee was also illegal.

Paul defends overseas expenditures, Russian outreach

Fresh off a diplomacy trip, he's not so diplomatic defending himself against charges that other trips have been at taxpayer or campaign-donor expense.

McGrath posts new ad in response to Barr attacks

Barr starts the attack ads, so Amy McGrath answers with an ad of her own. Not really an attack ad – just laying out the truth about Barr's voting record.

Bevin won’t give up on pension law. He asks Kentucky Supreme...

Gov. Bevin filed an appeal Friday to bypass the Court of Appeals and have the KY Supreme Court review the ruling that struck down the pension legislation.

Maysville passes Fairness ordinance

On Thursday, Maysville became the 10th KY city to adopt a Fairness Ordinance, prohibiting discrimination against LGBTQ persons.

KDP staffer roughed up at Barr event (updated with apology)

A staff member from the Kentucky Democratic Party was roughed up at an Andy Barr campaign event in Lexington on Wednesday night.

West Virginia governor still owes millions needed by struggling Kentucky schools

Jim Justice, the WVa governor, has paid his company's debts in West Virginia, but still owes millions to East Kentucky school districts.

Record $4.2 billion spent on state contractors, $2 billion more approved...

We're outsourcing a large part of our state government to contractors. Is that a good idea, or just a way for certain companies to get rich? Or ... both?

Rand Paul personally delivered a letter from Trump to Vladimir Putin

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that he personally delivered a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on behalf of President Donald Trump.
Sarah Sanders

Sarah Huckabee Sanders will bring Trump’s message to Kentucky GOP at...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be the keynote speaker at the Republican Party of Kentucky’s Lincoln Dinner at Lexington’s Hilton Downtown on Aug. 25.

Krystal Ball: Kentucky school teacher becomes campaign story of 2018

Krystal Ball came back for Fancy Farm, and paid particular attention to Charlotte Goddard. Read why she was intrigued with this particular candidate.