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EDITOR'S NOTE: The Kentucky State AFL-CIO endorsed Democrat Greg Stumbo for attorney general.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Add classless to the list of apt descriptors for Mitch McConnell.

Thanks to Liles Taylor and Bill Finn for sending us this. Click here to see your Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed candidates.

McGrath ad highlights McConnell’s 36-year-long failure to live up to campaign promises on health care 
 

LEXINGTON, Ky. – In the beginning of his 36-year-long career in Washington, Sen. Mitch McConnell ran as a health care advocate, promising to make health care available for all and to hold down costs. 

Instead, he tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act without replacement legislation, which would have stripped health care coverage from close to 400,000 Kentuckians and increased premiums.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

You want to vote but you're concerned you might catch COVID 19--or give the virus to somebody else--at your regular polling place.

Don't worry. You can cast a ballot for the Nov. 3 election three ways.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Mitch McConnell's bloodhounds are back, but this time they're going after him in a brand-new Kentucky State AFL-CIO video called "Missing In Action."

The video debuted Monday in Louisville via a digital billboard truck that cruised Falls City streets, including a drive-by at the federal building, which houses the majority leader's hometown office. 

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this.

By JASON BAILEY

Kentucky’s economy is weakening in the face of a resurging pandemic and the end of stimulus aid. Consumer spending is sagging following the July 25 expiration of $600 a week in supplemental unemployment benefits. And just turn on the news and you hear story after story of jobless workers unable make ends meet as benefits are cut in the midst of a record slump.

By MARSHALL WARD

There has always been an undercurrent of conspiracy theories in American politics.

Are you going to vote in this year’s election? Of course you are! So to help you get ready, we’ve put together this info, including how to get an absentee ballot, dates to keep in mind, and the various ways you can protect our democracy by voting.