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THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 at 11:00am at 3000 Fern Valley Rd, Louisville, KY, join hardworking Kentuckians and our allies as we Rally to stand up for our freedoms.

Given the central role that organized labor plays in defending workers’ rights, it’s hardly surprising that the Trump administration has sought to weaken American unions.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

A quartet of Democratic state House candidates and about 100 well-wishers showed up at Kyle Henderson’s downtown Paducah union hall for an impromptu filing-deadline-day rally in Paducah.

By BRAD BOWMAN

Kentucky Democratic Party

The Kentucky Democratic Party has recruited more candidates than any previous election cycle in the last 18 years.

A blue wave of Democratic candidates has filed for the 2018 midterm elections in both the House and Senate ensuring a referendum on Frankfort’s Republican-majority rule.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Democrat James DeWeese of Bardstown wants a rematch with Republican state Rep. D. Chad McCoy, also of Bardstown, who defeated him in 2016. 

By SEN. BERNIE SANDERS

Tuesday night is Trump's State of the Union speech. Nobody knows exactly what he will be discussing, but I'm absolutely certain what he will NOT be talking about.

He will surely not be apologizing for the many lies he told American voters: how he promised to defend the interests of working people, but then sold them out to Wall Street and the billionaire class.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Alton Cunningham just planned to socialize and see friends when he drove 209 miles from Benton to Frankfort last Wednesday for the annual Working Families Legislative Reception at the Buffalo Trace distillery.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Click here to view a video in which Ward discusses in depth the public pension crisis. Click here to read the Kentucky Public Pension Coalition's Facebook story of Sue Foltz Sutton, a retired educator.

By MARSHALL WARD

President, Calloway County Retired Teachers Association

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Paul Walker and Alonzo Pennington, Democratic hopefuls for Congress in the First District, could have mailed in their filing papers.

But the they drove many miles from western Kentucky to Frankfort, following a well-worn candidate path, to file in the secretary of state’s office. Secretary Alison Lundergan Grimes, a fellow Democrat, dropped in to witness Walker's signing.

By STEVEN RATTNER

Hardly a day goes by without President Trump tweet-bragging about the relentless rise of the stock market to fresh record highs — Exhibit A in his mind about how he is, indeed, making America great again.