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By LINDA BLACKFORD

When I started the #BadBillWatch last week, little did I guess I’d have so much material to work with in so little time.

But on just the second day of the General Assembly, there’s a bill that solves a problem that exists only in the minds of Republicans up for re-election.

By EMMA AUSTIN

A billboard calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to vote to remove President Donald Trump from office is making its rounds in Louisville this week.

"Trump broke the law," according to the billboard, which includes McConnell's face. "Senator McConnell, don't help him cover it up. Vote to convict & remove."

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was posted on Wednesday. Click here to see the up-to-the-minute filings.

By BRUCE MAPLES

We are two days away from the filing deadline for Election 2020, and once again, we have a significant number of unchallenged incumbents, as well as open seats that will probably not switch parties.

By WILL WRIGHT

PIKEVILLE -- Employees of Perry County Coal, who were laid off last month, report they have not received their final paycheck or payment for unused vacation days, putting the miners in a strikingly similar position to former employees of Blackjewel LLC, who protested in Harlan County last year over unpaid wages.

By BERRY CRAIG

President Trump says he ordered the U.S. drone attack that killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani because the terrorism mastermind was planning “imminent and sinister attacks” on Americans

Maybe Trump is telling the truth. But I can think of 15,413 (and counting) reasons why a lot of Americans wonder if he’s not.

By SHER WATTS SPOONER for Daily Kos

Every month when the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its monthly jobs report, Donald Trump and Republicans crow about the economy and the low unemployment rate. And every month, too many Americans wonder when they’re going to start feeling the effects of that “great economy.”