Bill Goodman travels to Washington to speak with Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell, the new leader in the Senate, and other members of the Kentucky congressional delegation, including Rep. Hal Rogers and Sen. Rand Paul. They and others discuss the significance of McConnell's new position for Kentucky and the nation.
Bill talks with U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) about issues facing the 114th Congress, including immigration and healthcare, and his future plans running for his senate seat and a possible run for president in 2016.
Wendell Ford: A Capitol Farewell
Hundreds of family, friends, and fellow politicians gathered in the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda to share stories about and honor the political legacy of former Governor and Senator Wendell Ford. The service was conducted by Gov. Steve Beshear and Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen, with a eulogy from Thomas Preston, a long-time colleague of Ford's.
Lord Merton delivers a bombshell to Isobel, and Mary does likewise to Tony. Police suspicions deepen in an unexplained death. Robert and Sarah lock horns.
State Sen. Gerald A. Neal (D-Jefferson County) was recently chosen by his Democratic colleagues in the Senate to serve as caucus chairman. The appointment makes Neal the first African-American to serve in a leadership role in Kentucky's General Assembly in its 222-year history.
Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Senator Wendell Ford passed away Jan. 22, 2015. In this archived episode of "One to One with Bill Goodman" from February 2006, Ford talks about Washington and Frankfort politics. The influential and long-serving statesman was a leader in Kentucky's Democratic party from the time of his election to the governor's office in 1971 until he retired from the U.S. Senate in 1999.