Matt Bevin

Rob Canning

Republican candidate for governor Matt Bevin said again this week that some recipients of welfare benefits should be tested for drugs as a condition of receiving public assistance.

Kentucky Coal Association / KCA via Twitter

The Kentucky Coal Association is under fire for again planning a closed-door meeting with the state’s leading gubernatorial candidates.

Jacob Ryan, WFPL

Kentucky’s Republican nominee for governor is pledging to defund Planned Parenthood operations in the state if he’s elected.

Fancy Farm 2015

Aug 3, 2015
J. Tyler Franklin / Louisville Public Media

For some in Western Kentucky, the Fancy Farm Picnic is about chopped mutton and pork, bingo and music. 

J. Tyler Franklin / wfpl.org

In a rare moment for the 2015 election, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday spoke on behalf of his former intra-party rival Matt Bevin, endorsing him for Kentucky governor during the Fancy Farm picnic.

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Gubernatorial candidates Jack Conway and Matt Bevin again clashed over the expansion of the state’s Medicaid system and state-run health exchange, Kynect, at a debate Tuesday hosted by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

In Debate, Bevin and Conway Tout Rural Roots, Clash Over Kynect

Jul 23, 2015
Ryland Barton

Kentucky’s major party candidates for governor squared off Thursday at a forum hosted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau, the first public appearance in which the two men directly responded to one another.

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James Comer has conceded the governor's race in Kentucky, ending a tumultuous Republican primary and handing the nomination to Louisville businessman Matt Bevin.

wkyt.com

State election officials say there are no changes to the vote totals from Kentucky's Republican primary for governor.

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Kentucky Republicans waiting to see U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell put his arm around his political nemesis Matt Bevin will have to wait a little longer.

wfpl.org

Matt Bevin has done laps around Kentucky in a messy black suburban, searching for his big political break.

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Kentucky's Republican primary for governor has turned negative with the airing of attack ads by an outside group supporting Hal Heiner's campaign.

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Former Republican Senate challenger Matt Bevin said it's likely he'll run for governor in 2015. 

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell defeated primary challenger Matt Bevin in the primary election Tuesday. But Bevin says he isn’t ready to back the senator.