A Republican minority in the Senate blocked a vote today on equal pay for women after unions and their allies challenged Romney to back the legislation.
The Republic Steel mill in south Chicago is sacred ground for the American labor movement.
With the presidential campaign in full swing following President Obama's formal re-election announcement, two top unions jumped in hard.
Former President George W. Bush lost U.S. jobs during a good economy. Obama has created jobs during the disastrous economy he inherited.
He seeks an open U.S. House seat this fall in the Democratic-leaning district centered around the state capital.
The labor movement says it formed the SuperPAC because it will allow unions to bring their program to non-union members.
The Missouri AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference provides union members with an opportunity to talk with their state representatives and state senators about issues important to working families.
They're starting with a $25,000 reward to anyone who comes forward with inside information about a corporation's hidden funding of a SuperPAC.
"As president, Barack Obama has placed his faith in America's working men and women to lead our country to economic recovery and to our full potential as a nation," Richard Trumka said during the AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting.
Leo Gerard, president of the Steelworkers, described over breakfast his recurring nightmare.