In a dramatic expression of public anger at the growing foreclosure crisis Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart yesterday refused to enforce foreclosures issued by big banks.
CHICAGO - African American community leaders have announced a drive to turn out 100,000 votes in Cook County for Gov. Pat Quinn, a Democrat running for re-election.
Though she is without full-time employment, Emily Norton works even harder today. She now has four part-time jobs but earns just one-third of what she made while working full time.
95,000 jobs were lost in September because the private sector added only 64,000 jobs while government employment went down by 159,000.
California’s budget may be about to stagger over the finish line, nearly 100 days late - but it won't be pretty.
"The same people who say you can't have good wages and good pensions say you can't have good jobs and a clean environment," Steelworkers leader Leo Gerard said.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a federal investigation into possible fraud by big banks foreclosing on homeowners.
In a live webcast conference yesterday, top left-to-moderate economists painted a grim picture, especially with the current Republican-induced paralysis in Congress.
Calls for a nationwide moratorium on foreclosures come after several large banks revealed widespread irregularities in procedures for home repossessions.
Boxer said her Republican opponent, while CEO of Hewlett Packard, "laid off 30,000 workers, shipped jobs overseas, and she says she's proud of her record - well, that's her record."