U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-460xSchauerObamaPeters2.jpg

Michigan election results underline need to energize voters

While Republican turnout was down, the increase in Democratic turnout fell far short of what was needed to win.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-californiajail520x372.jpg

California bucks national GOP election wave

By an impressive vote of 58.5 percent to 41.5 percent, with a majority in every county in the state, Prop 47 passed, truly a huge people's victory.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-wendydavisvolunteers520x300.jpg

Texas unionists ringing doorbells to oust Republican right

These union workers are determined to prevent a takeover of Texas by "the most radical, right wing Republican ticket ever.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-tapedmouth520x300.jpg

Early voting runs strong against GOP in North Carolina

Moral Monday has staged "March to the Polls" and "Souls to the Polls" to early voting polling places across the state.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-AFL-CIO-s-Gebre-Inspires-Immigrant-Voters520x300.jpg

AFL-CIO's Gebre pulls for immigrant voters in Denver

He stressed that Latinos, who make up 14 percent of the eligible voters in the state, were very powerful in determining the outcome of the election.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-earlydoloreshuerta2.jpg

Turnout is the wildcard in Texas election

What could make all polls obsolete is voter turnout: labor and the progressive forces are knocking themselves out to increase it!

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-NH-ARA-in-the-street520x259.jpg

Message to retirees: vote in self-defense

New Hampshire senior citizens, their families, and neighbors should do their homework and vote in self-defense on November 4.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-getregistered520x320.jpg

Voter registration, just a click away

Today is National Voter Registration Day and you can get started right now.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-anniversary520x320.jpg

Firefighters union leads somber 9/11 commemoration

Hundreds of union members lost their lives doing their job on that horrific day 12 years ago; the labor movement continues to honor all 9/11 victims and work like hell for those who survived.

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-FacingFuture520x354.jpg

Sept. 11, 2001 archives: Facing the future from Ground Zero

On street corners and doorsteps in neighborhoods around Manhattan burning candles stand as small monuments to hope and peace. Tens of thousands have participated in candlelight vigils. It's a city coming to terms with one of the most horrific events in U.S. history.

1 2 3 4 561