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By JOHN PERR

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Republican Donald Trump presented a unique conundrum for the public and pundits alike. Simply put, Trump lied at a rate never before seen in modern American politics. No candidate in the 21st century, from either party, even came close.

By HEATHER LONG

President Trump blamed a small-town union leader Sunday for not doing enough to save a General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio, that shuttered on March 6, causing about 5,400 job losses in a struggling part of the country.

By CARL HIAASEN

Turning back the clock of history to wonder, “What if Barack Obama had been more like Donald Trump?”

In a stunning defiance of a long-standing tradition, Democratic presidential frontrunner Barack Obama refuses to make public his federal tax returns.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Had the Republican National Committee tweeters read some history, they might have thought twice about their weird St. Patrick’s Day dig at Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke.

The tweet resurrected the drunken Irishman stereotype. A similar slur helped cost the GOP the 1884 presidential election--more on that in a minute.

By MIKE ELK

New data released by the National Employment Law Projects shows that workplace fatality investigations by OSHA have spiked under the Trump Administration. In Fiscal Year 2018, workplace fatality investigations reached a ten year high of 929; claiming by nearly a 100 from the year before. 

Kentucky Republican Rep. Andy Barr, whose campaign attacked his 2018 Democratic challenger for raising money and spending time “out in Hollywood with elitist liberal movie stars” will raise money in Hollywood himself next month.

Kentucky Wildcat and Louisville Cardinal fans are famous for booing each other's teams. But click here to see who they boo in common. This YouTube video is more proof, as if it were needed, that Gov. Matt Bevin is about as popular as a wet dog at a wedding in the Bluegrass State.