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Kentucky lawmaker kills himself days after being accused of molesting teen girl
Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson took his own life on Wednesday afternoon after being publicly accused of molesting a teen girl, according to ABC affiliate WHAS in Louisville . An expansive expose published Monday by the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting alleged that Johnson sexually
Lexington mayor Jim Gray running for Congress in Kentucky
The mayor of Kentucky's second-largest city is running for Congress. Jim Gray announced Tuesday he will seek the Democratic nomination in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District. Republican Andy Barr has held the seat since 2013. Gray will face at least three other people for the Democratic
Lawmakers question HHS nominee on drug industry ties, position on the Affordable Care Act
Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, faced tough questions from lawmakers concerned about his ties to the drug industry at his nomination hearing before the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions committee. Azar, a veteran of HHS and a former executive at the
What all 52 Republican senators say about embattled Alabama candidate Roy Moore
A small but growing number of Republican senators are calling for Roy Moore to drop out of the Alabama Senate race, but so far Moore is defiant, insisting he will continue to run. ABC News has reached out to all 52 Republican senators for reaction. Nineteen of them are calling for Moore to withdraw
The Note: Jeff Sessions, he's everywhere he doesn't want to be
The TAKE with Rick Klein Jeff Sessions ' long, strange trip is just getting started. The president and his family are not making the journey any easier – and Sessions may not be making it easier for himself. As he prepares to face a day of Capitol Hill grilling, the attorney general is everywhere.
Ten days after attack, Sen . Rand Paul returning to D.C.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who sustained multiple rib fractures and lung injuries during an altercation with his neighbor, is returning to Washington D.C. Monday for the first votes of the week, a source close to Paul told ABC. The alleged assailant – 59-year-old Rene Boucher – was arrested by Kentucky
The Note: Is political disorder the order of the day?
The TAKE with Rick Klein What if the disruption has only begun? That’s the question on the minds of strategists and elected officials in both parties , who have now watched voters deliver nothing as consistent as inconsistency for going on a dozen years now. The real jolt of the 2017 elections
Kentucky doctor pleads not guilty to assault of Sen . Rand Paul
The Kentucky doctor who allegedly attacked Sen. Rand Paul , leaving him with six broken ribs, pleaded not guilty to fourth-degree assault charges Thursday. Rene Boucher, 59, Paul's next-door neighbor for 17 years, tackled the senator to the ground last Friday, according to his arrest warrant. As
Rand Paul's rib fracture: What you need to know
After initial reports that Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul had been injured in an altercation with a neighbor, the senator tweeted about his injuries Wednesday indicating they may be more serious than originally thought. “A medical update: final report indicates six broken ribs & new X-ray shows a pleural
The Note: Trump-era elections were a jolt to both parties. Will they wake up?
The TAKE with Rick Klein Rejecting what President Donald Trump stands for is not the same as rejecting what he wants to do. Yes, Democrats remade the electorate , and they did it the old-fashioned way . They scored wins in culture wars and drawing energy they hadn’t yet harnessed in the age of