Yarmuth: Obama Oath 'Astounding' Moment For U.S.

Tuesday’s presidential inauguration will be the first for Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth as a member of the U.S. House. The second-term congressman from Louisville calls the occasion “momentous” “When you’re talking about overcoming 400 years of racial tensions in this country in one ceremonial moment, I think it’s going to be astounding for the country. […]

Obama Promises Help For States

Help is on the way. That’s what President-elect Barack Obama told Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and other governors meeting in Philadelphia Tuesday. Beshear says Mr. Obama told the National Governors Association the help could come in the form of an economic stimulus package. They know that the federal government is going to have to partner […]

McConnell Re-elected To Leadership Post

U-S Senator Mitch McConnell has been re-elected to a two-year term as the chamber’s Minority Leader. That will make McConnell the highest ranking Republican in Washington when the 111th Congress convenes next year and Democrat Barack Obama becomes the 44th president. McConnell says Capitol Hill Republicans are disappointed in the results of the November election […]

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 […]