U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-OhioStateTreasBoyce.jpg

In rural Ashtabula, Ohio, rally calls for GOP defeat

ASHTABULA, Ohio -- Labor, civil rights, family farm and community allies rallied here Aug. 21 to kick off the campaign to elect Democrats in November.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-fisherforsenate.jpg

Ohio’s Fisher slams Senate opponent on jobs

In a blistering attack, Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate said Rob Portman, his Republican opponent, had "sold out American workers."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-billionaires090822048CROP.jpg

'New' GOP proposals smell like old ideas

Responding to criticism that they have no plan to pull the country out of economic crisis, Republicans have begun rolling out a variety of 'new' plans.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-banks.jpg

Blackstone billionaire compares Obama to Hitler on taxes

Wall Street is up in arms over Obama administration proposals to make banks pay a greater share of taxes, and one billionaire compared Obama to Hitler, saying, "It's war."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-SocSecsign.JPG

“Most successful social insurance” celebrates 75th birthday with a warning

“We are here today to celebrate it, and to demand that our elected officials keep their hands off of it,” said Nan Brasmer of the California Alliance of Retired Americans.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-socsecDeLauro.JPG

At Social Security birthday party, Rosa DeLauro cuts the cake

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - "The genius of the Social Security system is that it ties generations together," Rep. Rosa DeLauro said at a kickoff event for Social Security's 75th birthday.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Internet.jpg

Recovery Act brings broadband - and jobs - to rural communities

The administration is providing more than $1.3 billion to fund broadband projects in rural communities across the country.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-SocSec.jpg

Social Security’s 75th birthday spurs “Hands off” campaign

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - The hot summer is heating up even more as the fight to preserve and extend Social Security becomes a front-burner issue in the 2010 elections.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Picture-2.jpg

Unemployed tell their stories - online

At the Unemployed Workers' Support Network and other Facebook pages, jobless workers tell their stories, and organize.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-NAACP1.jpg

NAACP takes lead on Oct. 2 jobs march

Mobilization is under way for a massive national march and rally Oct. 2 in Washington, to demand jobs, immigration reform and funding for education and health care.

132 33 34 35 3643