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Kentucky May Scrap Primaries, Allowing Paul To Run For Both Senate And PresidentKentucky Republicans are pushing to turn the state’s presidential primary into a caucus as part of a move that would allow Sen. Rand Paul to run for both his current Senate seat and president in 2016.
Poll: Grimes Recaptures Lead Over McConnell, Large Gains Made In Rural KentuckyDemocratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has recaptured the lead over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race.
Reid, McConnell Spar On 'Shady Money' In Campaign Finance RulesThe Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday began a long-shot bid at a constitutional amendment that would limit deep-pocketed political campaign donors' influence.
Tea Party Challenger: McConnell Resents That I 'Went Rogue' Republican Senate candidate Matt Bevin says he would be a great federal lawmaker — just ask Mitch McConnell.
GOP Senators: Obama Has Abandoned 'Basic Immigration Enforcement' Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy.
Tea Party Ad Rips McConnell For 'Political Cronyism,' Gay Marriage ProgressA national tea party group launched a radio ad on Tuesday ridiculing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of “political cronyism,” funding Obamacare, and recommending a liberal judge that has left Kentucky “stuck with gay marriage.”
McConnell: 'The Farm Bill Has Become A Food Stamp Bill'Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared before Kentucky's most influential agricultural group on Saturday to explain his vote against a proposed new farm bill, saying the legislation had been overtaken by a too-generous food stamp program that overshadows actual farm policy.
One Year After Romney Loss, The GOP Struggles To Find Party LeaderA year after losing a presidential race many Republicans thought was winnable, the party arguably is in worse shape than before. The GOP is struggling to control tensions between its tea party and establishment wings and watching approval ratings sink to record lows.
Senate Takes The Lead In Shutdown, Debt Limit TalksSenators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this week, saying it's unthinkable that political obstinacy would prevent the United States from paying its bills.
Report: Ashley Judd Considers Run Against GOP Sen. Mitch McConnellActress and outspoken Democrat Ashley Judd is considering a Senate campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in her home state of Kentucky.
Top Republicans In Congress Finally Embrace Romney The two top Republicans in Congress explicitly endorsed Mitt Romney on Tuesday to be their party's presidential nominee, as party leaders continued consolidating around their all-but-inevitable candidate in hopes of quickly focusing attention on ousting President Barack Obama in this fall's election.