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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler and Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre were among millions of Amerians who donned special glasses to view Monday's rare total ecl

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The skies darkened right on cue at 1:22.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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A populist candidate who railed against shady financial interests on the trail is putting together an administration that looks like an investment banker's dream.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Daniel Hurt doesn’t think Nov. 8 was the Democrats' doomsday in Kentucky.

The 22-year-old newcomer to the state Democratic Party executive committee denies he’s just whistling past the cemetery, though the Republicans wrested the state House from the Democrats, giving the GOP control of both chambers of the legislature by hefty margins.

“It was Donald Trump,” said Hurt, who lives in Grand Rivers and chairs the Livingston County Democratic Executive Committee.

It doesn’t look like the president-elect is “draining the swamp” like he said he would.

By KEN WOLF

Well, the “long national nightmare” that was the 2016 election is over and we await the nightmare of angry disappointment that will inevitably follow, first from the anti-Trump side—already seen in the streets of our big cities—and then from the millions of Americans who just elected Donald Trump president—who will come to understand—sooner or later—the consequences of their angry and mistaken hopes.