PeoplesWorld.org marks this Veterans Day with a question to the Republicans in Congress. Plus links to related stories.
The powerful Republican state senator who authored Arizona's notorious anti-immigrant bill SB 1070, became the first sitting lawmaker in Arizona history to lose his seat in a recall election.
Nov. 2 in Oakland was packed with rallies, marches, gatherings of children and families, and a disability community action. Later a picket line of 5,000 shut down the Port of Oakland, the nation's fifth busiest port, when longshore workers refused to cross it.
The U.S. Senate will vote on the Rebuild America Jobs Act, which would immediately create jobs by putting $59 billion into infrastructure repairs.
In a sneak attack on the democratic rights of the voters to recall elected officials, the Republicans are proposing a bill that would force petition gatherers, who already have to certify each petition they collect, to have those certifications notarized.
Ranking House Democrats John Conyers, D-Mich., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., are demanding congressional hearings on voter suppression laws that are being instituted in states across the country.