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Inaction leaves police officers, firefighters, teachers at risk of losing jobs, pensions

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- As Sen. Mitch McConnell on Wednesday made his first campaign stop to hear from voters in months, retired Marine Lt. Col. Amy McGrath, who is running against the unpopular senator, criticized his refusal to help state and local governments right now and his falsehoods about what he has done.

COVID cases are spiking in Kentucky, and McConnell adjourned the Senate without passing further aid for Kentuckians.

By BILL LONDRIGAN

There are just 6 more days until Election Day, November 3rd!  

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Trailing in the polls, Amy McGrath, Mitch McConnell's Democratic challenger, may have given herself a late boost by quickly jumping on the Senate majority leader for again elevating his party's wants above the country's needs. 

COVID-19 relief legislation has been sitting on McConnell’s desk for 165 days  

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sen. Mitch McConnell yesterday adjourned the U.S. Senate until November 9 without taking action to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis or to provide relief to Kentucky families, small businesses, schools or hospitals. Last week, Kentucky reported the highest number of weekly COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began. 

By KENNY COLSTON
Kentucky Democratic Party
Frankfort, KY A new ad from veterans organization VoteVets is calling out Congressman Andy Barr for raking in millions of dollars from corporate PACs and Big Pharma while voting against protecting Kentuckians with pre-existing conditions. 

By KIMBERLY KENNEDY

Kentuckians are poised to re-elect Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. But as a Kentuckian myself, I wonder: What are they thinking? Surely they know how dysfunctional Congress is – but maybe not McConnell’s role in making it that way.

The presidential race has sucked the focus away from this key race. But to be frank: Whether or not you dump Trump, if you keep McConnell – you’re screwed. Here’s what you’ll get: