December 22, 2010 - 10:26am
Local news for Dec. 22, 2010
"USA: 1; Mitch McConnell: 0...[Ratification of the START Treaty] is a victory for common sense in the conduct of foreign affairs and a defeat for the 'Never give a win to Obama no matter what' stance adopted by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
November 24, 2010 - 8:00am
Local news for Nov. 24, 2010
"The once grand downtown of this city on the Ohio River is shabby, as the nation's old downtowns tend to be. Magnificent tall cast-iron-fronted buildings sit empty. So do historic brick tobacco warehouses, surrounded in razor wire, tagged with graffiti. But the downtown of Kentucky's largest...
November 16, 2010 - 8:00am
Local news for Nov. 16, 2010
"After bringing $113 million to Kentucky last year, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell now says he opposes earmarks." [WFPL]"A group led by developer and architect Bill Weyland is seeking up to $12 million in bonds through the city to finance construction of a boutique hotel just...
November 11, 2010 - 9:46am
Local news for Nov. 11, 2010
"Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Jim DeMint are headed for a showdown vote next week on earmarks. The vote will be the first post-election test of Tea Party lawmakers’ ability to deliver on their hard-line campaign pledges." [Bluegrass Politics]
October 22, 2010 - 10:27am
Local news for Oct. 22, 2010
"Less than two months after saying Americans 'got burned,' [on the $787 billion economic stimulus bill, U.S. Senator Mitch] McConnell sent letters to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, quietly seeking support for local projects — which he characterized as important initiatives — to be...