U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has been re-elected to serve as Republican Leader for the 113th Congress. The lawmaker from Louisville is only the second Kentuckian to lead his party in the U.S. Senate.
A former Kentucky lawmaker serving life in prison for killing his one-time fiancee has been found liable in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the victim's mother. The decision last month by Fayette Circuit Judge James Ishmael clears the way for the family of Amanda Ross to obtain damages from Steve Nunn.
As the only Democrat who will be left in Kentucky's congressional delegation, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is expected to play a big role in recommending nominations for two federal judgeships in Kentucky, according to attorneys familiar with the process.
Lieutenant Governor and former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says he's wide open about maybe seeking a higher office. Abramson says he’s contemplating whether to challenge Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell's 2014 re-election bid.