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Mitch McConnell: Standing together, we will continue making great strides for Kentucky and our nation

In his State of the Union address, President Trump presented his vision for our country’s future. He articulated our national values, our economic potential, and the needs of families throughout the county. I was proud to once again welcome President Trump to the U.S. Capitol for this important speech, and I applaud his leadership. Standing together, we will continue making great strides for Kentucky...

Bill Straub: Adjustments to Obamacare could have avoided many of the problems GOP now criticize

WASHINGTON – The President of the United States recently allowed that he has proved tardy in offering his long-awaited replacement for the Affordable Care Act because “nobody knew that health care could be so complicated,’’ sounding for all the world like an eight-year-old confronting theoretical physics for the first time. The comment is yet another example of those whoppers Donald J. Trump...

Beshears, Kentucky have moment in State
of Union spotlight; senators offer response

Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear were guests of Michelle Obama during the State of the Union address. (Photo from RCN/Facebook)   Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife, Jane, were guests of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at last night’s State of the Union Address.   Beshear has been heralded for his implementation of the state’s health care...

Kentucky native will be in spotlight at State
of Union to emphasize career, tech education

A former career and technical education student and Kentucky high school graduate will be in the national spotlight tonight when President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address.   Breckinridge County native Brad Henning will be First Lady Michelle Obama's guest during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address tonight. (Photo courtesy Atlas Machine/John Fitzgerald) Breckinridge...