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EDITOR'S NOTE: McGrath is the Kentucky State AFl-CIO endorsed candidate for the US Senate.

By AMY McGrath

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Mitch McConnell’s latest TV ad is another predictable attempt to deflect from his failures in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. He blatantly misrepresents the facts about where retired Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath stands because it’s the only way to distract from the truth about him. 

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Louisville, KY - Teamsters Local 89 members employed at DSI Tunneling went on strike at 3:30 AM this morning, following a unanimous strike vote conducted Monday evening. 

DSI Tunneling voted to join Teamsters Local 89 in November of 2019 by an overwhelming majority. Following the election certification, contract proposal meetings were promptly held, and bargaining dates were requested from the Company.

By KENNY COLSTON
Kentucky Democratic Party
Frankfort, KY Instead of joining negotiations on legislation to further help Kentuckians struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mitch McConnell spent a long weekend at home attending a ritzy wedding.

By EMILY CZACHOR

Recent polling data points shows Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) approval rating in decline as Democratic and Republican lawmakers struggle reach a deal on another stimulus package.

The right has made irresponsible behavior a key principal

By PAUL KRUGMAN

America’s response to the coronavirus has been a lose-lose proposition.

The Trump administration and governors like Florida’s Ron DeSantis insisted that there was no trade-off between economic growth and controlling the disease, and they were right — but not in the way they expected.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Rep. Lewis was one of labor's best friends ever in Washington. He voted the union position on legislation 99 percent of the time he was in Congress. Grupper, a veteran labor and civil rights activist who lives in Louisville, and other SNCC veterans sent this note to him before he died.

By IRA GRUPPER

By NEIL TURPIN

The primary election in Kentucky was, overall, a success. Allowing voting by mail kept people safe during a pandemic and increased turnout at the same time.

By MARSHALL WARD

“Sen. McConnell’s actions have created misery and mayhem, and they are just plain mean," said the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, in responding to the self-styled "Grim Reaper's” disinterest in securing urgent relief for millions of Americans last week.