I’m for Bernie Sanders and closed primaries

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By BERRY CRAIG AFT Local 1360 I Felt the Bern Tuesday, but I don’t share my candidate’s disdain for closed primaries. Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to a Washington Post story, said Hillary Clinton won in Kentucky because it’s one of … Continue reading →

Bernie Sanders to DNC: Don’t Stack the Deck at Philly Convention

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Bernie 2016 Press Release May 6, 2016 BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday urged Democratic Party Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz not to stack the committees that will draft the rules and lay out the party platform at … Continue reading →

Matt Bevin might be the Democrats’ best fund-raiser

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By BERRY CRAIG Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s family bell manufacturing business is in Connecticut, home state of Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth. Delegates to the 1787 constitutional convention in Philadelphia, Sherman and Ellsworth are famous for proposing the “Great Compromise.” … Continue reading →

Down-home hate from a Kentucky Republican

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By BERRY CRAIG Mike Pape is one Republican candidate who has evidently sworn off dog whistle politics. The congressional hopeful from Kentucky has deep-sixed the coded words and is pandering, flat-out, to racism and xenophobia. His inaugural TV ad shows … Continue reading →

The All Grass and No Roots DSCC Endorses Jim Gray

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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) wants Kentuckians to forget about supporting Rory Houlihan, of Winchester; Jeff Kender, of Phelps; Ron Leach, of Brandenburg; Tom Recktenwald, of Louisville; Grant T. Short, of Owensboro; or Sellus Wilder, of Frankfort during the … Continue reading →