U-S Senator Mitch McConnell

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1:09 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

McConnell, Comer Pressure DEA To Release Hemp Seeds

The Drug Enforcement Administration is under mounting pressure to release the 250 pounds of hemp seed intended for pilot projects in the state.

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2:13 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Senate Candidates At Odds Over Supreme Court Decision

U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes are weighing in on Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision.

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4:36 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Farm Bill Could Give Kentucky The Go Ahead On Hemp

Hemp production may be on the verge of a comeback in Kentucky, where the non-potent cousin of marijuana once thrived.

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3:38 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Paul On NSA Speech: "I Didn't Hear Any Lessening Of The Spying On Americans"

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Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are reacting to the set of modest changes to the NSA proposed by President Barack Obama Friday.

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2:27 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Obama Initiative Earns Rare Kudos From Kentucky Republicans

President Obama’s Promise Zone program has produced a rare moment of agreement between the president and the state’s Washington delegation.

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1:29 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Throwing Weight Behind McConnell

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will spend more than $180,000 to run a TV ad across Kentucky promoting Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

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3:22 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Sparks Fly Between Bevin, McConnell Campaign Manager At Constitution Day Ceremony

LEXINGTON, Ky. - U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager Jesse Benton and GOP challenger Matt Bevin both used Tuesday’s Constitution Day ceremonies at UK to score political points.

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5:10 pm
Sat August 3, 2013

McConnell, Grimes Face Off At Fancy Farm

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FANCY FARM, Ky. - Democratic Senate front-runner Alison Lundergan Grimes has portrayed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as being a chief Republican obstructionist as the rivals shared the spotlight at Kentucky's premier political event.

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1:05 pm
Sat August 3, 2013

Senate Candidates Set For Political Showdown

FANCY FARM, Ky. - Like spectators to a pro-wrestling SmackDown, people have been streaming into the normally quiet western Kentucky community of Fancy Farm to see Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell face two top challengers Saturday afternoon at, of all places, a church picnic.

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4:47 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Polls Offer Different Early Snapshots Of McConnell-Grimes Race

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - A poll by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows Senator Mitch McConnell trailing Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes by one percentage point, but the Republican Minority Leader’s campaign is labeling the poll  as “fictitious.”

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