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Choosing Steve Beshear to reply to Trump’s first congressional address is a sign Democrats think they can win the Obamacare battle.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Donald Trump keeps bloviating about how jobs will fall like manna from heaven now that he’s president.

Maybe I missed it. But I’ve yet to hear the president say union jobs.

Anyway, after Tom Perez, President Obama’s labor secretary, edged Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., in the race for Democratic National Committee chair, Perez immediately named Ellison deputy chair, called him over and stressed that they’re both all in for union jobs.

Donald Trump may be the last person in America to figure that out — and it’s his problem now.

The president and his aides succeeded in reaching the mark in just 36 days.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

“He lives in a bubble. He hears what he wants to hear,” reporter Curtis Tate quoted James Moore of Louisville after he quizzed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell about health care.

More than a few unhappy constituents burst McConnell’s bubble when he came home for the President’s Day recess.