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LEXINGTON, Ky. – Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, a national hero who landed US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River after both engines were disabled by a bird strike, saving

Election Day is just 11 days away, and we wanted to make sure you know that the Alliance for Retired Americans has proudly endorsed Amy McGrath for election to the U.S.

"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.

Cornell University researchers analyzing 38 million English-language articles about the pandemic found that President Trump was the largest driver of the “infodemic.”

Today, veteran Kentucky labor leader and UAW retiree Kirk Gillenwaters will host "Discussing the Future of Kentucky's Seniors," a Facebook Live event sponsored by the Amy McGrath for Senate campaign. The event starts at 5:30 p.m., EDT.

Gillenwaters, president of the Kentucky Association for Retired Americans, will join the Kentucky State AFL-CIO-endorsed McGrath in discussing problems that affect Kentucky seniors on health care, pensions and Covid 19.