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EDITOR'S NOTE: Kudos to our new president for immediately sacking Peter Robb. We weren't surprised. Up and down the campaign trail, Joe Biden made it plain that he'd be in our corner.

Associated Press

Kentucky's governor on Tuesday linked signers of a petition seeking his ouster to a rally where he was hanged in effigy and to a video declaring God would strike him down for his COVID-19 restrictions on churches.

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this.

By RICHARD TRUMKA

AFL-CIO president

I grew up 300 miles away from President-elect Joe Biden in a small town called Nemacolin, Pennsylvania. Nemacolin was a company town, meaning the mining company owned everything. Every house, every store and seemingly every square foot belonged to the mining company. There were two exceptions: the union hall and Our Lady of Consolation Church, which was at the heart of our town's Catholic community.

By KENNY COLSTON

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, Ky. -- Last week, four individuals filed an impeachment petition against Gov. Andy Beshear with the Kentucky House of Representatives.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Republicans claim they're the "law-and-order," "back-the-badge" and "pro-life" party.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Cori Bush is a St. Louis Democrat who was elected last November,

By CONGRESSWOMAN CORI BUSH

My skin burned for 22 hours after I was pepper-sprayed during a protest against police brutality in Florissant, Missouri last summer.

The memory of that burn stung with a new kind of pain on Wednesday as I, now a newly sworn-in member of Congress, watched in horror and disbelief as white supremacists overran the Capitol.

A Limerick by Lindsey Horner:

A mob of the MAGA persuasion

Conducted a Capitol invasion.

Though possible armed, 

They parted unharmed, 

And that's how you know they're Caucasian.