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(CNN) - Another special-election loss, this time in Montana, has kicked off a round of

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Union members who think Democrats don't always value organized labor should talk to Daniel Hurt and Susanna French, both members of the state party central committee.

The two western Kentuckians say unions are vital to Democratic success in the Bluegrass State. They welcome union participation in party activities at all levels. 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

“Look at the way I’ve been treated lately—especially by the media,” Donald Trump complained in his commencement speech at the Coast Guard Academy. “No politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly.” 

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews didn’t buy the president’s lament. “Hey, look, I think a lot of other leaders have taken worse press than this guy,” he said on his show.

By DANIEL LOWRY

Kentucky Democratic Party

Shayla Johnson listened to the young lady’s story. The woman and her husband had just been evicted from their apartment because she was pregnant. The property manager had noticed that the young woman was showing, and the eviction noticed followed shortly thereafter.

“Your family is getting too big for your apartment, so you’ll have to get out,” was the word from the property manager.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Freshman Republican Congressman James Comer, who represents my neck of the Kentucky woods, says the president was just joshing when he asked then FBI Director James Comey to put the kibosh on that FBI investigation into Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump’s ex-national security adviser.


AFGE says H.R. 1461 undermines public servants and hurts veterans’ care

WASHINGTON – In response to H.R. 1461, as amended by Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana, passing through the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs today, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement:

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By ROBERT REICH

The question is no longer whether there are grounds to impeach Donald Trump. It is when enough Republicans will put their loyalty to America ahead of their loyalty to their party.

Trump’s statements last week about his firing of former FBI director James Comey provide ample evidence that Trump engaged in an obstruction of justice – a major charge in impeachment proceedings brought against Richard M. Nixon and Bill Clinton.

More than 180 youth wet their lines at a fishing event at Jacobson Park in Lexington, Kentucky, on May 13 hosted by the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) and Kentucky American Water to celebrate the park’s volunteer-constructed fishing pier, which was dedicated on May 12.