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McConnell, Grimes waging new ‘coal war’
The term “coal wars” once referred to bitter conflicts between coal companies and miners who sought to unionize to negotiate for higher pay and more humane working conditions.
Kentucky bristles at new EPA regs
The Obama administration Monday released long awaited and, in Kentucky, much feared, new regulations designed to lower the nation’s carbon emissions by 30 percent and particulate matter by 25 percent by 2030.
Paul hopeful for VA system improvements
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Friday he hopes the resignation of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki leads to improvements in medical care for the country’s wounded and ill veterans.
Grimes between coal and a hard place
Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell thinks he has Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes between a rock of coal and a hard place in this year’s Kentucky Senate race.
Paul convinced party will be united with McConnell
It was kind of like that old television commercial, only this time it seemed to be “If Rand Paul says it’s so, it must be so.”
Political war begins quickly between Grimes, McConnell
There’s no time for a breather for political observers on the day after the primary that formalized the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Republican Mitch McConnell and Democratic state Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.
As expected, it’s McConnell vs. Grimes
Tuesday’s U.S. Senate primary confirmed what everyone already knew: Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will take on five-term Republican incumbent Sen. Mitch McConnell this fall as each cruised to victory in their respective primaries.
McConnell calls Grimes ‘new face for the status quo’
Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell told reporters at the Bowling Green Airport on Monday the general election campaign against almost certain Democratic nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes will begin Wednesday as soon as Tuesday’s primary election is over.
Confident Grimes appears ready to take on McConnell
The woman who wants to topple five-term incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and become the first woman elected to the Senate from Kentucky rolled into the state’s largest city Monday afternoon, sounding like she’s itching for a fight.
McConnell, Bevin confident of victory
This small out of the way town of 214 near the Kentucky-Tennessee line isn’t exactly on the beaten political path, resting in a corner of Monroe County where it borders Allen and Barren counties.
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