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EDITOR'S NOTE: We got this from Lt. Col. Gene Nettles, U.S. Army retired, who lives in Fulton County, as far west as Kentucky goes.

EDITOR'S NOTE FROM BILL LONDRIGAN, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president: "We need to keep the pressure on McConnell.   We need to keep calling 866-832-1560 to McConnell’s office and tell h

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.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This might turn out to be a lost weekend for Mitch McConnell. Fire Mitch, Save America is out with a fund-raising email quoting Amy McGrath, his Democratic opponent, dinging him for dismissing the Senate. 

Amy McGrath is calling Mitch OUT:

Thanks to Todd Johnson for sending us this.

By THE OWENSBORO BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL 

At a time when the number of COVID-19 virus cases and deaths are rising dramatically across Kentucky, it is embarrassing and destructive for Republican politicians like Matt Castlen, Robbie Mills to try and use the pandemic to deceive the public and score political points. Their Op-Ed published last month is filled with inaccuracies and out-right lies.