2018 Election

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An ethics panel issued an advisory opinion saying that Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes can’t run for statewide office and serve as the chair of the bipartisan board that oversees elections.

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Democratic congressional candidate Paul Walker is going on a 35-county 'Walking Tour' to speak with Kentucky’s first U.S. Congressional District.

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The Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity has waded into Kentucky's elections, announcing endorsements Wednesday for five Republican incumbents facing challenges from public school teachers.


Congressman Andy Barr was in Frankfort on Tuesday, touting his efforts passing a bill that rolled back parts of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act.


Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn will participate in a summit on the opioid crisis as they compete for a critical open U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee.


Four candidates who have spent tens of millions of dollars of their own wealth fighting over who is more devoted to President Donald Trump face off Thursday in the Republican primary for Tennessee governor.

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The Fancy Farm Picnic is three days away and Senator Mitch McConnell and Governor Matt Bevin have not yet confirmed whether they will attend. 

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President Donald Trump is endorsing Republican Tennessee congressman David Kustoff just days before the state’s primary election.

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National progressives scored a major coup over the Democratic establishment Tuesday night as 28-year-old activist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upset House Democratic Caucus chairman and longtime New York Rep. Joe Crowley.


Along with elections for the state legislature and Congress, this November Kentuckians will weigh in on Marsy’s Law, which would amend the state constitution to create new rights for crime victims. But a group of criminal defense lawyers says they’ll sue to keep Marsy’s Law off the ballot, saying the language Kentuckians will see on Election Day is too vague.