Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Although styled as the "State of Kentucky" in the law creating it,, Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth. Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky split from it and became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.
Democrats beat a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump in Kentucky. According to Reuters, Democrats also seized control of the state legislature in Virginia. These wins could be a hint..
Kentucky Democratic Governor-elect Andy Beshear, who scored a narrow victory over Governor Matt Bevin despite an election-eve rally headlined by President Trump, said on Wednesday that he was going to..
The White House will send President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to help the Republican governor of Kentucky. According to Politico, Trump will go to Kentucky to help Gov. Matt Bevin the..
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) went on the offensive against Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) as soon as a Senate seat opened up in May. According to Politico, Paul reignited a years-long feud between their families and..
As hyperpartisan activists, trolls and bots spread unfounded claims of voter fraud, a contested governor race is previewing what many fear could happen in the presidential election. NYTimes.com - Published
South Carolina Republican Senator Tim Scott joins Major to talk about the recent elections in Kentucky and the impeachment hearings against President Trump, on this week’s episode of “The Takeout.. CBS News - Published
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began.. USATODAY.com - Published
As Democrats celebrate election victories in Kentucky and Virginia, what do these outcomes mean for the 2020 election? Democratic strategist Joel Payne and Republican strategist Joseph Pinion joined.. CBS News - Published
After his Democratic opponent claimed victory, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin formally requested a recanvass, which is different from a recount but allows voting receipts to be reprinted and checked. The.. CBS News - Published
Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Nov. 6th: House Democrats announce public hearings in impeachment probe; Bevin seeks recanvass in Kentucky governor's race; Protesters clash with security forces.. USATODAY.com - Published
Democrats are claiming election victories in Kentucky and Virginia. Larry Sabato, director of University of Virginia's Center for Politics, joins CBSN with more on the results from the two states. CBS News - Published
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, discusses Republican plans to repeal Obamacare and what he thinks the U.S. should do in terms of retaliation for Russian interference in the presidential election. The.. CBS News - Published
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, says the first step to repeal Obamacare will be taken in the Senate by the end of the week, and that "no action is not an option." CBS News - Published
"If you've got a brand new administration coming into office, you want to have, at the very least, a national security team in place on Day 1, and I'm hopeful and optimistic that that will be the case.. CBS News - Published
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, says the House Republicans' healthcare bill will not pass through the Senate. "If we get what we got from Ryan - Obamacare light - he will not get the votes." CBS News - Published
Andy Beshear, who leads in the Kentucky governor’s race, vowed to increase funding for public education and health care, while Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia said he would push for gun control... NYTimes.com - Published
Gov. Matt Bevin isn't conceding. But Democratic Andy Beshear, who claimed victory in Kentucky's tight governor's election Tuesday, is moving forward with a transition. Beshear took questions from.. CBS News - Published
Democrats have claimed victory in key races in Virginia and Kentucky after Tuesday's elections. It may also be a win for abortion rights activists. CBS News reporter Kate Smith joined CBSN to discuss.. CBS News - Published
Kentucky's Republican Governor Matt Bevin is refusing to concede after results show Democratic candidate Andy Beshear won the election by a narrow margin. Lexington Herald-Leader reporter Bill Estep.. CBS News - Published
Democrats are claiming a significant election day prize in Kentucky. State Attorney General Andy Beshear says he defeated Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. The race is officially too close to call, but.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters
A heavily armed person possibly connected to the murder of nine Americans in Mexico has been detained. Also, Democrats declare victory in the Kentucky governor's race and win control of Virginia's.. CBS News - Published
The hotly contested governor's race in Kentucky was too close to call early Wednesday, with Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear holding a narrow lead - and declaring victory. Republican Gov. Matt.. USATODAY.com - Published
Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades Tuesday while the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky was too close to call despite a.. CBS News - Published
Incumbent Republican Governor Matt Bevin and Democrat Andy Beshear are deadlocked in the polls as Kentuckians cast their ballots on Election Day. Lexington Herald-Leader reporter Daniel Desrochers.. CBS News - Published
Voters will soon decide the outcome of key elections in Virginia, Kentucky and Mississippi. In the Virginia state Senate and House, all of the seats are up for re-election. Ed O'Keefe reports. CBS News - Published
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tells John Dickerson why he thinks tactical errors made by Democrats in the Kavanaugh confirmation battle will help Republican candidates in the.. CBS News - Published
Kentucky, Mississippi, Virginia and New Jersey are all holding elections today. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns joined CBSN with more on these races and the latest in campaign 2020. CBS News - Published
Virginia, Kentucky and Mississippi have major races that will signal the intensity of Republican support for President Trump and the degree of Democratic strength in the suburbs. NYTimes.com - Published
President Donald Trump traveled to Kentucky Monday night to rally support for Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who is trying to win a second term in office on Tuesday. Democrats and the impeachment.. USATODAY.com - Published