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Democrats launch campaign to end 'assault on our voting rights' by winning secretary of state races

Democrats launch campaign to end 'assault on our voting rights' by winning secretary of state races

Secretary of state—as in of the individual states, not the member of the president’s Cabinet—is one of those offices that doesn’t get a lot of attention until things go really wrong for voters. But
‘Which side are you on?’ McConnell challenger calls him out for deserting KY coal miners in new ad

‘Which side are you on?’ McConnell challenger calls him out for deserting KY coal miners in new ad

Campaign ActionOpening with a voice and the title, “A 10 Hour Bus Ride,” the new campaign video from Kentucky Democratic candidate for Senate Amy McGrath, calls out Sen. Mitch McConnell for being the
Cocaine Mitch challenger: I don’t have a platform, but “stay tuned”

Cocaine Mitch challenger: I don’t have a platform, but “stay tuned”

"It takes time." The post Cocaine Mitch challenger: I don’t have a platform, but “stay tuned” appeared first on Hot Air.
Bernie Sanders Sent a Bunch of Pizzas to the Coal Miners Blocking a Train in Kentucky

Bernie Sanders Sent a Bunch of Pizzas to the Coal Miners Blocking a Train in Kentucky

They're protesting over millions’ worth of unpaid wages from their former employer, Blackjewel.
Unpaid Miners Blocked a Coal Train in Protest. Weeks Later, They’re Still There.

Unpaid Miners Blocked a Coal Train in Protest. Weeks Later, They’re Still There.

A protest by a group of coal miners in Harlan County, Ky., has grown into a small 24-hour tent city.
Unpaid Miners Blocked a Coal Train in Protest. Weeks Later, They’re Still There.

Unpaid Miners Blocked a Coal Train in Protest. Weeks Later, They’re Still There.

A protest by a group of coal miners in Harlan County, Ky., has grown into a small 24-hour tent city.
Kentucky School District Complies With Mandatory 'In God We Trust' Displays With Framed Dollar Bills

Kentucky School District Complies With Mandatory 'In God We Trust' Displays With Framed Dollar Bills

Earlier this year, Kentucky Republicans crafted a new law requiring all public schools to prominently display the text "In God We Trust," part of the ongoing effort by Republicans to require everyone
Kentucky school district complies with mandatory 'In God We Trust' displays with framed dollar bills

Kentucky school district complies with mandatory 'In God We Trust' displays with framed dollar bills

Earlier this year, Kentucky Republicans crafted a new law requiring all public schools to prominently display the text "In God We Trust," part of the ongoing effort by Republicans to require everyone
Moscow Mitch is opening all kinds of doors to Russian interference in the U.S.

Moscow Mitch is opening all kinds of doors to Russian interference in the U.S.

Campaign ActionMoscow Mitch McConnell is finally getting much-needed national press attention for his absolute refusal to take up legislation to protect American citizens against two immediate
GOP Kentucky Lt. Governor Sues Matt Bevin For Firing Her Top Aides

GOP Kentucky Lt. Governor Sues Matt Bevin For Firing Her Top Aides

Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton (R) filed a lawsuit against Gov. Matt Bevin (R) on Thursday claiming that Bevin illegally...

How Moscow Mitch Helped The Russkies And Himself In Kentucky

Mitch McConnell called the timing of when sanctions were lifted against some Russian companies entirely coincidental, and that he had no knowledge of the deal brokered the night before in Zurich. For
Voting rights are on the ballot this fall. Help protect them from right-wing assault

Voting rights are on the ballot this fall. Help protect them from right-wing assault

Do you know why Republicans have gotten so good at suppressing the vote? Because they pay attention to every election, no matter when it takes place and no matter how unglamorous it might seem.We have
Putin-linked company's investment in Kentucky helped along by Moscow Mitch

Putin-linked company's investment in Kentucky helped along by Moscow Mitch

Campaign ActionSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell really doesn’t like to be called Moscow Mitch. If only new reasons for the nickname didn’t keep showing up. Time magazine delves into a
A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money?

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money?

A TIME investigation found that Rusal used every political and economic tool at its disposal to shed sanctions, prevent them from being re-imposed and establish a foothold in U.S. politics
A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money?

A Kremlin-Linked Firm Invested Millions in Kentucky. Were They After More Than Money?

A TIME investigation found that Rusal used every political and economic tool at its disposal to shed sanctions, prevent them from being re-imposed and establish a foothold in U.S. politics
Blocking Coal Train Railroad Tracks Over Wage Complaints, a Protest by Kentucky Miners Is Now Entering Its Third Week

Blocking Coal Train Railroad Tracks Over Wage Complaints, a Protest by Kentucky Miners Is Now Entering Its Third Week

The protest, which started last Monday in Harlan county, is in response to the workers being laid off by their former employer, Blackjewel LLC, which filed for bankruptcy on July 1
Black GOP candidate told to “stop eating the ‘coon flakes'” in KY AG race

Black GOP candidate told to “stop eating the ‘coon flakes'” in KY AG race

"...yes I support Donald Trump." The post Black GOP candidate told to “stop eating the ‘coon flakes'” in KY AG race appeared first on Hot Air.
Twitter Locks Out Mitch McConnell’s Campaign for Posting Video of Protest

Twitter Locks Out Mitch McConnell’s Campaign for Posting Video of Protest

The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader in front of his Louisville home. Twitter said the video violated its policy.
Twitter Locks Out Mitch McConnell’s Campaign for Posting Video of Protest

Twitter Locks Out Mitch McConnell’s Campaign for Posting Video of Protest

The campaign posted a video of people making violent threats against the majority leader in front of his Louisville home. Twitter said the video violated its policy.

Samantha Bee Interviews The Woman Who Wants To Take Down #MoscowMitch

On Full Frontal, Samantha Bee focused on Mitch McConnell this week. "After Mitch McConnell repeatedly blocked election security bills hashtag Moscow Mitch began trending on Twitter this week. Mitch