U.S. District Judge Sharon Blackburn on Wednesday upheld major provisions of the draconian measure.
Energized by President Obama's bold call for passage of the American Jobs Act, civil rights and labor groups are calling for a national march in Washington to support it.
President Obama must keep wearing that working-class warrior badge of honor.
Calling Appalachia "ground zero" in the fight against poverty, Jesse Jackso called for a new federal commission to fight poverty.
Bus riders gathered on a busy street in Los Angeles, California, recently as part of a national day of action to stop bus service cuts and fare increases.
President Obama today called for using $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue raised from the wealthy to pay for the American Jobs Act he proposed last week.
The AFL-CIO has launched an on-line letter campaign that will enable millions to directly write their lawmakers in support of the president's deficit reduction and job creation plans.
Following up on speak-outs it organized around the country during the summer the Congressional Progressive Caucus Sept. 13 unveiled a far-reaching Rebuild the American Dream Framework, focusing on six areas for immediate and long-term job creation.
Republicans, as expected, are already throwing wrenches into the works, with all of the GOP presidential candidates essentially trashing the proposal.
The demonstration is the longest sustained civil disobedience action since the civil rights movement and the largest since 1977.