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Kentucky 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. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Kentucky May Scrap Primaries, Allowing Paul To Run For Both Senate And President

Kentucky 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.

11/06/2014

Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has recaptured the lead over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Poll: Grimes Recaptures Lead Over McConnell, Large Gains Made In Rural Kentucky

Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has recaptured the lead over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race.

10/06/2014

The 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.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Reid, McConnell Spar On ‘Shady Money’ In Campaign Finance Rules

The 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.

06/03/2014

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has challenged Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to three debates.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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.

04/29/2014

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. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

04/24/2014

A 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.” (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Tea Party Ad Rips McConnell For ‘Political Cronyism,’ Gay Marriage Progress

A 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.”

03/05/2014

Mitch McConnell speaks during the Congressional dedication of the bust of Winston Churchill on Oct. 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

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.

12/09/2013

It's almost quaint to recall that soon after Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama, the Republican National Committee recommended only one policy change: endorsing an immigration overhaul, in hopes of attracting Hispanic voters. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

One Year After Romney Loss, The GOP Struggles To Find Party Leader

A 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.

10/28/2013

The 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.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Takes The Lead In Shutdown, Debt Limit Talks

Senators 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.

10/13/2013

Actress Ashley Judd is considering running as a Democrat against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Report: Ashley Judd Considers Run Against GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell

Actress and outspoken Democrat Ashley Judd is considering a Senate campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in her home state of Kentucky.

12/04/2012

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