TH: Labor stands for equal voting rights

In the midst of good news coming out of the Supreme Court this week, many of us have also been recalling that yesterday was the two year anniversary of Shelby v. Holder, when this same Court decided the need to protect the rights of African Americans to vote was no longer needed in the South…. …

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CJ: John Yarmuth seeking 6th term

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, the only Democrat in Kentucky’s congressional caucus, said Monday he will seek a sixth term, ending speculation he might announce retirement in time for another Democrat to run. “I think I am a strong voice for progressive positions—the only progressive voice on federal issues in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the …

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Jack Conway’s Kentucky Jobs Plan

Fellow Kentuckian — My top priority as Kentucky’s next governor is to grow our economy, support our businesses, and create more good-paying jobs. We’re starting to turn a corner after economic turmoil, but too many are still struggling and we can’t let the middle class get left behind. To get this done, I’ll practice the …

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USA: Looking for the next crisis? Try student debt

The numbers are staggering: more than $1.2 trillion in outstanding student loan debt, 40 million borrowers, an average balance of $29,000. It’s not hard to find indications that student debt is a large (and growing) problem. But unless you or someone you love holds student loans, it can be hard to feel the problem’s immediacy. …

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