Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, responded to last month’s apprehension of two suspected terrorists in his hometown of Bowling Green, Ky., by immediately insisting upon an investigation into what procedures and safeguards broke down, allowing the men into the United States.
"As Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell heads to Bowling Green Friday to gather support to move two terrorism suspects out of the country, more Kentucky politicians are joining McConnell to ask that the two Iraqi nationals be tried somewhere else.
"Kentucky’s unemployment rate fell below 10 percent last month for the first time since February 2009, the state announced Thursday. The rate in May was 9.8 percent, down from 10 percent in April. A year earlier it was 10.4 percent.