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Wednesday’s “Demand Mitch McConnell #CallTheVote and #StopTheShutdown” rally at his posh Lexington office attracted a platoon of TV and newspaper reporters. 

The protest, which lasted about an hour, was co-sponsored by the American Federation of Government Employees, the Kentucky State AFL-CIO and the Greater Louisville Central Labor Council. Several union members and supporters showed up from Louisville, southern Indiana and central Kentucky.

Many rode chartered busses from Jeffersonville, Ind., and Louisville.

By NICOLE ERWIN

Kentucky Democratic Party

If it weren’t already clear that Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s priorities aren’t about his constituents in Kentucky, today was another sign.


On Wednesday, Senator Mitch McConnell addressed the Senate floor on several divisive issues but failed to mention those who lost their lives one year ago today in Marshall County, Ky.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would bring President Donald Trump's immigration proposal for a vote this week. 

On Saturday, Trump announced a plan that offered protections for some undocumented immigrants in exchange for border wall funding.

EDITOR'S NOTE: From the Washington Post: Trump offers 3-year extension of protection for ‘dreamers’ in exchange for $5.7 billion for wall; Democrats call it a ‘non-starter’

By JOSEPH GERTH

Gov. Matt Bevin’s most destructive tendency is his penchant to attack, attack, attack — the truth be damned — whenever anything is said or done with which he disagrees.

A “Demand Mitch McConnell #CallTheVote and #StopTheShutdown” rally is set for Wednesday outside the Senate majority leader's Lexington office, 771 Corporate Dr.

The rally starts at 11:30 and will last an hour.

Co-sponsors are the Kentucky State AFL-CIO, Greater Louisville Central Labor Council and American Federation of Government Employees.