U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's wife, Elaine Chao has resigned from Bloomberg Philanthropies' board of directors after the charity announced plans to expand its efforts to shutter coal-fired power plants.
A new video series produced by the Alliance for Excellent Education is seeking to highlight gains made under the Common Core academic standards adopted by Kentucky in 2010. But it’s not likely to halt Republican calls for repeal.
President Obama can expect a cooler reception during his State of the Union Address tonight than in previous years. The leader of the new majority Republican Senate is already busy dismissing the tax proposal the president is expected to pitch.