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  • Public-private partnerships bill in peril in Kentucky Senate

    Anti-tolling sentiments for a proposed Ohio River bridge on Kentucky's northern tier are threatening to again derail legislation that would let the state partner with private developers on transportation projects. Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon...
  • Storm left Kentucky interstates packed with stranded motorists

    Storm left Kentucky interstates packed with stranded motorists
    Thousands of stranded motorists endured agonizingly long waits Thursday lasting nearly 24 hours for some as a winter storm walloped Kentucky with up to 2 feet of snow and frustrated travelers dealt with gas tanks and stomachs close to empty. Larry...
  • Bill financing research building gets final legislative OK

    Kentucky lawmakers gave final approval Tuesday to reopening the state's two-year budget to supply taxpayer money for a new medical research building at the University of Kentucky, with the goal of increasing efforts to combat high disease rates plaguing...
  • Kentucky legislature votes to ease out landline phones

    Kentucky appears ready to join at least two dozen other states in deregulating its landline telephone services, the beginning of the end for the more than 100-year-old technology that is being pushed out by cellphones and high-speed Internet access....
  • Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, U.S. senator, dies at 90

    Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, U.S. senator, dies at 90
    Former U.S. Sen. and Kentucky Gov. Wendell Ford, an unapologetic smoker whose unfiltered chats and speeches endeared him to voters in a state that once thrived on tobacco and coal, has died at age 90. Ford's health had declined in the last two weeks,...
  • High court justices meet to decide whether to hear gay marriage case

    High court justices meet to decide whether to hear gay marriage case
    The Supreme Court justices met Friday to make a historic decision on whether to hear a case that could decide if the Constitution's protection of liberty and equality means same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.  But first, they must...
  • Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss

    Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss
    Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same. Both sides...
  • The shame of Mississippi, where racism and stupidity killed Obamacare

    The shame of Mississippi, where racism and stupidity killed Obamacare
    From Politico and Kaiser Health News comes this jaw-dropping look at Mississippi, the national graveyard of the Affordable Care Act's promise: "There are wide swaths of Mississippi where the Affordable Care Act is not a reality,” Conner Reeves,...
  • An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare

    An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing a stiff reelection challenge this year, has stuck to his stated determination to repeal the Affordable Care Act if his party takes control of the Senate in the next election. This is a...
  • Did she vote for Obama? Kentucky Senate candidate still won't say

    Did she vote for Obama? Kentucky Senate candidate still won't say
    Alison Lundergan Grimes wants Kentuckians' vote this November. Just don't ask her about her own. The question of how the Democrat voted in the 2012 presidential race has vexed Lundergan Grimes since she awkwardly and repeatedly avoided answering it last...
  • New Senate polls offer three lessons and some hope for Democrats

    New Senate polls offer three lessons and some hope for Democrats
    WASHINGTON — Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races. First, just as Democrats have been saying, their endangered incumbent in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor, is doing better than analysts in Washington had...