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State Senator Ralph Alvarado is drawing fire for his speech before the Republican National Convention in July, with a well-known Hispanic newspaper publisher in Lexington likening the lawmaker to a GOP "jester."

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After a rocky start to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Kentucky delegates say they’re happy to see the process move toward the official nomination of Donald Trump Tuesday.

McConnell, Paul Assail Obama Policies In RNC Speeches

Aug 29, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  - Kentucky may not be a key state in this fall’s presidential election, but its two senators played a key role in GOP attacks on the president Wednesday night.   Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul spoke back to back at the Republican National Convention. Their speeches were a one-two punch against many of President Barack Obama's policies.

Barr Uses RNC Speech To Decry Obama's "War On Coal"

Aug 28, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Republican congressional candidate Andy Barr says coal mining is being "ruthlessly attacked" under the environmental policies of President Barack Obama's administration.

Paul, Barr, McConnell Still To Address RNC Despite Weather Cancellation

Aug 27, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  - The schedule shuffling at this year’s Republican National Convention won’t cost any Kentucky politicians their speaking slots.