McConnell Confident He'll Be Re-elected Minority Leader

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says he’s confident he’ll win re-election to his post as the chamber’s Minority Leader later this month despite GOP losses in Tuesday’s election. McConnell told reporters in a Wednesday conference call that he expects to have “ovewhelming support” from his Republican colleagues for another term. He also pledged his cooperation for […]

McConnell and Lunsford Square Off at Kentucky Farm Bureau

U. S Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Bruce Lunsford squared off today in Louisville. The Meet the Candidates Forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau was their first debate-style meeting. The candidates were asked questions about national farm policy, health care and energy, but their answers kept coming back to the same theme: experience. As the […]

Kentucky Politics Front and Center At Fancy Farm

More than a century ago, farm families in a small Catholic parish in far western Kentucky began holding a fall harvest picnic. When politicians started showing up and giving stump speeches, attendance grew. Now, as Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh reports, the annual Fancy Farm Picnic draws thousands. Tiny St. Jerome parish in rural Graves […]

McConnell, Lunsford Trade Barbs At Fancy Farm

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh U-S Senator Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford squared off Saturday at the 128th Fancy Farm picnic in far western Kentucky. Senator McConnell won the coin toss and opted to go second, which gave Bruce Lunsford, who was making his first appearance on the Fancy Farm stage, his […]