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- Yarmuth: Congress is more debating club than legislative body
by John Gregory | 09/29/14 1:10 PM
When asked to describe the current Congress in one word, Rep. John Yarmuth doesn't hesitate with his response: frustrating. Read more.
- Senate race turns from domestic issues to international policy
by John Gregory | 09/29/14 9:50 AM
With Election Day a little more than a month away, the U.S. Senate race has taken a turn from domestic issues to international policy - and created some strange political bedfellows in the process. Read more.
- Book to Explore Lexington Fashion, Past and Present
by John Gregory | 09/23/14 3:53 PM
While on a business trip to a jungle village in Honduras in 1999, archeologist Chris Begley decided to spend a day on a canoe trip along the coast. He'd never met the Honduran forest service worker who sat next to him, but by the end of the 12-hour trip he knew he wanted to make her his wife. Read more.
- Leach Makes His Case for 2nd District Seat
by John Gregory | 09/23/14 1:09 PM
Ron Leach, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives seat from Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District, appeared on Monday's edition of Kentucky Tonight. Rep. Brett Guthrie, the incumbent Republican, declined to participate in the program. Read more.
- "Latest Grimes Ads Off-Target;" McConnell and Paul Split on ISIS Combat Vote
by John Gregory | 09/22/14 10:17 AM
With less than two months until Election Day 2014, the Comment on Kentucky panel had a long list of stories to discuss on this weekend's program, from a perplexing ad strategy by one U.S. Senate candidate to a big endorsement in next year's gubernatorial race. Read more.
- Leach: Congress Needs to Start Governing Again
by John Gregory | 09/22/14 9:59 AM
In the spring of 2011, as politicians in Washington debated another possible government shutdown, Ron Leach was serving as a physician's assistant with a U.S. Army combat battalion in Afghanistan. With a shutdown looming, Leach says he saw soldiers, who should've been focused on their combat patrols, wondering whether they would be paid. Read more.
- Lexington Women Find Rewards in Blogging
by John Gregory | 09/16/14 9:37 AM
When Emmie Sandford and Sheryl Withers Woolverton struggled with challenges in their lives, they turned to the Internet - not to find a top-10 list of self-help tips or search Google for answers, but to share their own stories. Read more.
- Governor's Race Takes the Spotlight
by John Gregory | 09/15/14 2:07 PM
The 2015 race for governor took center stage on this week's edition of Comment on Kentucky. The panel discussed the details of state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer's official campaign launch, as well as how the Republican primary is shaping up in that contest. Read more.
- Conway's Political Career Began Under Governor Patton
by John Gregory | 09/15/14 1:29 PM
Jack Conway says the moment that changed his life came in 1995 when he got an offer to work on Paul Patton's gubernatorial campaign. At the time, Conway was a 26-year old graduate of George Washington University Law School, and he was considering a clerkship with a federal judge in the nation's capital. Read more.
- ACA in Kentucky is a Success - So Far...
by John Gregory | 09/09/14 4:11 PM
With some 521,000 Kentuckians already signed-up for health insurance coverage through Kynect, the state's health exchange, and a new enrollment period opening in November, is the Affordable Care Act a success for the commonwealth? Read more.