Kentucky Basketball Team to Visit White House

The University of Kentucky’s men’s basketball team is heading to Washington D.C. to meet President Barack Obama this Friday. Kentucky won its eight national championships this year, and the presidential meeting is typical for NCAA basketball champions. This is the Wildcats’ first White House visit since 1998. This is also the team’s first official visit to […]

Washington Post Calls Out Obama Over Ohio River Bridges

In a fact-check of President Obama’s recent speech, The Washington Post scolded the president for using old talking points and incorrectly identifying the Sherman Minton Bridge as closed while lashing out at Republican leaders. On Monday, Mr. Obama once again criticized Speaker John Boehner, R-Oh., and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., about the Brent […]

Beshear Joins Obama in Urging Action to Prevent Student Loan Interest Increase

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is adding his voice to one of President Barack Obama’s top campaign issues. The president spoke at two college campuses this week urging Congress to prevent an automatic rate hike in interest on student loans from taking effect. Now, Beshear has penned a letter to all six members of Kentucky’s Congressional […]

McConnell Highlights Tough Job Market for College Graduates

In a push to younger voters, President Barack Obama is touring college campuses this week to discuss the problems of student loan debt. But Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is blaming the president for the poor job market that college graduates enter. Interest rates for subsidized Stafford Loans are set to double this summer, going […]

Daniels Reprimands Romney for Negative Campaigning

In an interview with the Indianapolis Star, Governor Mitch Daniels admonished Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for running a negative campaign during the GOP primary and advised the presumptive nominee against using the tactic in the general election. Earlier this week, Daniels endorsed Romney for president in the race against President Barack Obama. Republican opponents […]

Yarmuth Rips Romney Before Louisville Visit

Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth has harsh words for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who is scheduled to visit Louisville on Thursday for a fundraiser. On a conference call organized by the Democratic National Committee, Yarmuth highlighted a Romney campaign event at a shut down factory in Ohio. The presumptive GOP nominee tried to tie the […]

Paul to Obama: End Foreign Aid to Egypt

In a strongly worded letter to President Obama, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., urges the administration to reverse the State Department’s decision to release foreign aid to Egypt. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waived congressional restrictions on U.S. assistance to the African country in March after the release of more than a dozen pro-democracy activists. […]

Gov. Mitch Daniels Endorses Romney

From the Associated Press Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is endorsing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Daniels, once thought to be considering a presidential run of his own, says he’ll do whatever he’s asked to help the former Massachusetts governor defeat President Barack Obama. Daniels consistently declined to endorse Romney before his lock on the […]

McConnell Endorses Romney for President

Joining other top Republican officials, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., endorsed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for president on Tuesday, saying the GOP is united behind the presumptive nominee. Earlier this month, McConnell avoided giving Romney the nod because the Kentucky primary was approaching. But with former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum dropping out of […]