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News From: Election 2016

by Press and Media | on Jun 21, 2016

A war chest to combat hate

This article first appeared in the Long Island Business News, written by Adina Genn.A top Long Island Democratic fundraiser and former Suffolk County legislator will serve as chairman of “Keep...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 20, 2016

The idiot list

Scott Baio is supporting Trump and hoping for a Happy Day when the wall is built.  The former Happy Days “star” also believes that climate change isn’t real and wants a...

The AFL-CIO Endorses Hillary Clinton for President | Elections 2016 | AFL-CIO Video
by AFL-CIO | on Jun 16, 2016

AFL-CIO is with her

This article first appeared on the AFL-CIO blog.Working people in the AFL-CIO's affiliate unions have chosen to endorse Hillary Clinton for president of the United States. The endorsement...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 19, 2016

Jobs lost, Trump profits

In his obession with becoming President, ego-maniac Billionaiore Donald Trump has been railing against United Technologies and Nabisco’s parent company.  Both companies have made headlines...

by Brian Young | on Apr 13, 2016

Preventing violence

Across the country, Donald Trump rallies have been marred by violence and protests.  Rallies have been canceled, protestors have been hurt, and police have been in the middle of it.  At...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 07, 2016

They live among us

On April 6th Donald Trump brought his circus to Long Island, New York. UCOMM  sent reporters Brian Young and Ryan Birch to the event to talk to attendees who are supporting Trump and ask if...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 05, 2016

12,000 racist on Long Island

Usually when we here at UCOMM send out our 5 pm workweek text we hone in on one specific issue. Today, although not a light news day, a few events are of some importance to working people and the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 03, 2016

Talking Union on a National platform

While much of the talk during the last few weeks of the Presidential election have been on the circus that is the Republican Primary, this week has seen Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 01, 2016

March is Women's History Month

Yes, today is super Tuesday and you would expect the UCOMM workweek 5 pm text blog to be about the presidential primaries taking place in 12 states across the country, but let’s give credit...

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2016

The New Hampshire Zoo

The results are in and sadly hate, intolerance and bigotry won on the Republican side. Circus clown Donald Trump came out big, mobilizing racist and stupid people to the polls to earn 35% of the GOP...