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New Labor Department statistics show that despite Trump’s repeated boasts, job creation was a lot higher during Barack Obama’s final years.

By S.V. DATE

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

When they step to the microphone on Oscar night, Academy Award recipients traditionally thank people who helped them win movieland's top prize.

The creators of American Factory, which earned this year's Oscar for Best Documentary, emailed their thanks to several supporting organizations and groups, including the Kentucky State AFL-CIO.  

By DANA MILBANK

For once, President Trump spoke the truth.

“We’re doing a lot of things that are good, including waste and fraud,” he said Monday, as his administration released its proposed budget. “Tremendous waste and tremendous fraud.”

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sen. Brown was a featured speaker at the Kentucky State AFL-CIO's biennial convention last October.

One journalist remarked to me, “How in the world can these senators walk around here upright when they have no backbone?”

By SHERROD BROWN

Mr. Brown is a Democratic senator from Ohio.

The economy may get the president re-elected, but not everyone is sharing in its strength.

By NICHOLAS KRISTOF

President Trump declared in his State of the Union address that “our economy is the best it has ever been.”