Potomac Fever

Results From KY 2019 Gov. Election Included in PowerPoint Plan to Overturn 2020 Election

A PowerPoint presentation dated one day before Jan. 6 rioting at the U.S. Capitol details the ways the Trump administration intended to contest the 2020 Presidential Election results, including calling into question Gov. Andy Beshear’s narrow victory over former Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows turned over the 38-page...

Gov. Beshear Orders KY Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Bob Dole

Flags in the bluegrass state will fly at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, Dec. 9, in honor of former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, who died Sunday. Gov. Andy Beshear’s order comes after a proclamation from the White House ordering flags lowered at all public places, military posts, and naval stations as a mark of respect...

Federal Judge Halts Healthcare Worker Vaccination Mandate After Multi-State Lawsuit

A Louisiana federal judge has temporarily halted a vaccine mandate for healthcare workers across the nation after 13 states including Kentucky filed suit against the regulation. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined the suit led by Republican Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry to block an emergency regulation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...

Former Congressman Larry Hopkins Passes at 88

Former Kentucky U.S. Rep. Larry Hopkins passed away on Tuesday at the age of 88. Hopkins stunned Kentucky politics in 1978 winning the 6th Congressional District, a feat not performed by a Republican in the previous half-century with the district under Democratic control. Hopkins held the district for 14 years, until 1993. He served as...

Filing Watch: Gossip From the Northern Kentucky Congressional Race, and more in the Juice Bar

NEWS OF THE DAY: It might be worth watching the happenings in Northern Kentucky this election cycle. Fourth District Congressman THOMAS MASSIE, a Republican, has yet to file to seek another term in office. Rumors circulated that Massie did not want to seek another term in 2020, and that he was going to withdraw his...

McConnell Advocating for Federal Dollars For AppHarvest

On Monday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell traveled to Morehead, Kentucky, to praise the work of Agri-Tech Company AppHarvest calling it the “future of agriculture,” and making a pitch for federal dollars to float the business further into coal country. The visit happened days before the company released 3rd Quarter earning results that broke...

Charles Booker Paid Himself $150k for ‘Hood to Holler’ Non-Profit Work

Charles Booker officially became a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate on Wednesday morning in Frankfort, days after candidate paperwork revealed a large salary paid through his non-profit and a six-figure advance on his upcoming book. Booker paid himself $150,000 through his 501(c)4 non-profit “Hood to the Holler,” a political advocacy group defined by the IRS...

McConnell: President Biden’s Climate Plan Would Hike KY Energy Prices

Opinion-Editorial by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky. Any Kentuckian who has been to a gas station or paid their utility bill recently knows that energy prices are soaring. Now, President Biden and his congressional allies plan to raise them even higher, hurting families and helping China. In Congress, liberals are pushing far-left environmental legislation that...

McConnell Praises Justice Clarence Thomas for Views as Court Prepares to Hear Controversial Challenge

On Thursday night U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell lauded U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a “legal titan” specifically remarking on abortion-related cases that have come before the high court. The event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation, a conservative group, and the remarks are sizing up to be significant as the Supreme Court is...