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Anyone can register online or in person by end of day today—share this Facebook post with every Kentuckian you know and make sure they have the information they need to get registered.

In order for us to defeat Mitch McConnell, we need to inspire a whole lot of people to make their voices heard—especially people who haven’t participated recently. That includes everyone from folks who recently moved or changed their names, to folks turning 18 before Election Day.

Our local group, Four Rivers Indivisible, has been very active in the McConnell stronghold of far western Kentucky this year. From anti-Mitch and Vote Early billboards, to a YouTube of Kentuckians expressing the harms of Mitch McConnell, to my “Burma-Shave” style anti-Mitch signs, we are doing our part.

Read more here.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

In yet another speech, Joe Biden talked jobs and used the word Donald Trump never uses when he talks jobs.

Union.

Okay, the AFL-CIO-endorsed Democrat was speaking to a union crowd at UFCW Local 951 headquarters in Grand Rapids, Mich. Trump avoids union crowds like the plague.

"Have I ever been tested? Yes. But I'm not going to answer questions about when."

By KENNY COLSTON

Kentucky Democratic Party

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sen. Mitch McConnell has refused to participate in a debate with a female moderator in the race for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat despite calls from his opponent, retired Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath, to include a female voice in the forum. McGrath announced today that despite McConnell’s stance on female moderators, it’s important for voters to have the opportunity to hear directly from candidates in this race and therefore has agreed to participate in the Gray Television debate. 

McGrath’s full statement:

By LIBBY ANNE

There are so many discourses surrounding the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court right now that it can be hard to settle on just one to discuss at a time. But I do think it’s time wading through some of them.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Hubris--foolish, arrogant pride that drove mortals to defy the gods--was a big-time sin in ancient Greece.

(The Good Book--Proverbs 16:18--also warns against hubris: "Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.")

Anyway, the big-league gods sent a minor-league goddess to exact retribution on mortals guilty of hubris. Her name was Nemesis.