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News From: National Politics


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. ...

by Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2015

You Go Gary

Our former Congressman Gary Ackerman, weighed in on Republican's efforts to undermine our President.  We have to say Way to go Gary! This is what he wrote in Newsday:They saw who was elected...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 12, 2015

Can't get TPP without the TPA

What the hell are we talking about. In a nutshell, the job killing Trans Pacific Partnership is impossible to pass without the grease provided by the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).  Some house...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 08, 2015

Send good jobs to Malaysia, then sue OSHA?

This week, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts)  led a group of progressive senators to fight back against the massive secretive corporate giveaway known as the Trans Pacific Partnership (...

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