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From BILL LONDRIGAN

Kentucky State AFL-CIO

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

The deadly coronavirus pandemic has forced our state, our country and our world into frightening and unsettling times. No one knows how this global health crisis will last. 

From the Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed Beshear-Coleman campaign

Andy Beshear just shared on social media: "Excited to go to Fancy Farm. See you there, @MattBevin." 

Lt. Governor Hampton strongly disagrees, saying last week, “Every Kentuckian should be concerned that an unelected bureaucrat appears to have power over the office of the Lieutenant Governor.” 

Kentucky  Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY—Governor Matt Bevin is undermining Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton by saying his chief of staff “absolutely” has the right to fire her staff. 

Kentucky House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins said he has been approached about running for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell next year after a strong showing in the Democratic gubernatorial primary this spring. 

Kentucky Democratic Party

Frankfort, KY — Matt Bevin spent the weekend in San Diego, California at a fundraiser, stating on video: “California is worth it. California is worth fighting for.” 

Meanwhile back at home, Frankfort is engulfed in dysfunction and chaos. 

DAILY KOS

Jon Stewart takes on Stonewalling McConnell — for turning 9/11 Responder’s Health problems, into just another GOP bargaining chip

Mitch McConnell alwaysholds out to the last minute before funding another few years of support for our nation’ Heroes — and then always in exchange for some GOP Agenda item — before he ultimately “lets” the GOP will do the right thing.

By ROY PULLAM

I ask myself why politicians go negative in ads.

As much as I hate to admit it, I know the answer.  A negative advertisement has the effect of undercutting the support of an opponent.

 My dear friend Dorsey Ridley of Henderson told me he would not go negative in last year’s campaign. His advertisements pointed out his dreams for the commonwealth.  He never let a bad word part his lips during the whole campaign.

Andy Beshear and his running mate, Jacqueline Coleman, are taking to social media to weigh in on the growing feud between Governor Bevin and Lt. Governor Hampton.