News From: National Politics

by Press and Media | on Jun 30, 2015

Becky Friedrichs, a threat to good teachers everywhere

We are sharing with you this story from the LA Times..The Supreme Court said Tuesday it would hear a major challenge to California's public unions and decide whether they may charge fees to non-...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 24, 2015

Was she ever a friend to labor?

Rookie U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice started a fight with organized labor by boycotting important town hall meetings and then reversed her position in support of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2015

The Men Who Betrayed the American Worker

On Tuesday morning, wealthy Senator's from both the Republican and the Democratic sides of the aisle joined together to betray the American worker by voting to support the Trade Promotion...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 19, 2015

Who is Marty?

With less than 6 months to go until the Iowa Caucuses, it seems like every week a new person is declaring that they are running for president.  During the last week in May, former Maryland...

by Brian Young | on Jun 17, 2015

Let the Money Games Begin

The 2016 presidential race is already underway, and along with that comes another race: the so-called wealthy donors primary.Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, whose net worth of $31.4...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 12, 2015

Pigs behind the betrayal

Follow the bouncing ball to see why rookie Rep. Kathleen Rice, from NY's 4th Congressional District, would flip-flop her vote on supporting a trade deal that hurts the American worker. When the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2015

A Dumb Move

The world of politics can be unpredictable. Sadly when you think someone is your friend they can become, what Brian Schneck of your United Auto Workers coined, your "frienemy." For years...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 18, 2015

Exposing Dark Money

President Obama can sign an executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose all their political spending. Hundreds of millions of dollars flow from our country’s biggest corporations...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2015

APWU on Postal Service: "A manufactured crisis."

On April 12th postal workers took to the streets to shine a light on an issue that many people didnt know existed. The issue is that there is no issue, and the US Postal Service is outsourcing good...

by Daniel Hinton | on Mar 24, 2015

Main Event: In This Corner, the NLRB!

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted last week to block new NLRB union election rules, defying Pres. Obama's threat to veto such a congressional motion. ...

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