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Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Couples File Supreme Court Appeal

Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.

11/14/2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as his wife Elaine Chao looks on during an election rally at Bluegrass Airport on Nov. 3, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell Victory Speech: We Begin New ‘Race To Turn This Country Around’

Republicans are off to a good start on election night with a victory by GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell.

11/04/2014

Former President Bill Clinton campaigns with U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes on Oct. 21, 2014 in Owensboro, Ky. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton: I Know Many Kentucky Voters Are Angry At Obama

Bill Clinton said he knows many Kentucky voters are angry at President Barack Obama, but he urged them Tuesday not to take it out on Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in her bid to unseat a 30-year Senate incumbent.

10/22/2014

Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) and  Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepare with host Bill Goodman before their debate on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Poll: McConnell Only Holds One-Point Lead Over Grimes In Senate Race

A new poll shows that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell only has a one-point lead over Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes for his Kentucky Senate seat.

10/21/2014

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepares for her debate with Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Dem Senatorial Campaign Committee Ads Off The Air In Kentucky Senate Race

In the final weeks of a cross-country battle for Senate control, officials in both political parties are making multimillion-dollar advertising decisions that offer clues about where the real battlefields lie.

10/15/2014

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) prepares for her debate with Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) on "Kentucky Tonight" at the KET Network Center on Oct. 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Pablo Alcala-Pool/Getty Images)

Grimes Still Refuses To Say If She Voted For Obama: It Would ‘Compromise A Constitutional Right’

Despite her pledge, Grimes stuck to her days-long refusal to say if she voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012. She insisted that if she answered the question, it would “compromise a constitutional right” to cast a secret ballot.

10/14/2014

File photo of a farmer harvesting ginseng roots. (Photo by PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Ky. Men Charged With Stealing Ginseng in Md.

Two Kentucky men have been charged with trying to steal more than $5,000 worth of ginseng root from a garden in western Maryland.

09/27/2014

Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes campaigns with former President Bill Clinton at an event where they addressed members of the United Mine Workers of America on Aug. 6, 2014 in Hazard, Ky. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ky. Dem Senate Candidate Turns To Bill Clinton To Help Insulate Her From Unpopular Obama

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes turned to Bill Clinton on Wednesday to help insulate her from an unpopular Democratic president who is dragging down her support in the traditional Democratic stronghold of eastern Kentucky.

08/07/2014

Caterpillar front-loading machinery operates on mounds of coal at Arch Coal Terminals on June 3, 2014 in Cattletsburg, Ky. (credit: Luke Sharrett/Getty Images)

Kentucky Coal Miner: ‘I’ll Be Surprised’ If I’m Still Working 2 Years From Now

In the shadow of Paradise Fossil Plant’s aging smokestacks, where white steam and carbon dioxide rises into the sky, outdated coal-fired generators are being replaced with one that runs on natural gas.

06/04/2014

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (C) and his wife Elaine Chao (3rd R) meet with members of his staff at campaign headquarters May 20, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. Win McNamee/Getty Images)

TV Ad War Begins Quickly In Kentucky After Primary

Instantly on the attack, allies of Republican leader Mitch McConnell launched a televised barrage against newly minted Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky’s high-stakes Senate race on Wednesday, a day after primaries in several states that also set up a Republican runoff in Georgia and left tea party insurgents still scratching for a breakthrough triumph.

05/21/2014

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