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Lexington Attorney: “All this is a matter that I believe the Kentucky Supreme Court will have the final say on.”

Hampton’s former chief of staff: ...The issue will have to be decided in court.

Frankfort, KY — As working families continue to unify behind the Beshear/Coleman ticket, Matt Bevin’s nasty “war of words” with his own lieutenant governor is only getting worse and dividing Kentucky Republicans, with both of Kentucky’s U.S. Senators getting dragged into the mess.

By Richard Trumka and Rick Bloomingdale, For The Times

The North American Free Trade Agreement has been a disaster for working Pennsylvanians. But, the way it came about was no accident.

Those in power decided that greed, not justice or fairness, would be the rule of our economy. Corporations were handed free rein to suppress the rights of workers in Mexico, slash wages across North America and destroy livelihoods here at home — anything to fatten their already burgeoning profit margins.

The fight between the Bevin administration and Lt. Gov. Hampton and her staff turned into a tag-team wrestling match over the weekend, with multiple players jumping into the ring with public accusations and counter-accusations.

The tag-team members

Before we lay out the events, it’s important to know the players and their roles. At the top, of course, are Governor Matt Bevin and Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton. Observing from the shadows is Senator Mitch McConnell.

You “can’t tell the players without a program.” So, here is your wrestling program:

Or at least he won’t let Congress do anything to stop it.

By JAMELLE BOUIE

Why won’t Mitch McConnell protect our elections from outside interference?

His Republican colleagues in the Senate want to do something. That’s why some of the most conservative members of his caucus are working with Democrats to improve the nation’s election security.

“I THINK you might want to listen; there isn’t anything wrong with listening. If somebody called from a country, Norway, ‘We have information on your opponent,’ oh, I think I’d want to hear it,” President Trump said in a Wednesday interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “You don’t call the FBI. . . . Give me a break — life doesn’t work that way.”