ORLANDO, Fla. (PAI) - Pat Quinn claims he is thinking out of the box. The times - and the economy of both his state and the nation - demand it. And he wishes politicians in Washington would do the same.
In Ohio, one leading Democrat is seen as having a better chance of winning in November, but the other has more money and is ahead in primary polls.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., appointed to fill the seat vacated by now-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has already picked up a spate of endorsements.
Why would a state like this, which hasn't had a Republican senator in 24 years, even conside replacing a liberal populist with a right-wing Republican?
CHICAGO -- Voters in the Feb. 2 Illinois primary election seemed to send a message to politicians: We're fed up with corruption; we want solutions.
ELYRIA, Ohio - Lorain County, ravaged by closed plants, budget crises and double-digit unemployment, gave President Obama an enthusiastic welcome Friday.
"Don't Mourn, Organize!" This is the growing call from labor and progressive forces following the upset election in Massachusetts.
The court's ruling allows corporations to spend unlimited amounts to support or oppose political candidates, leaving unions in the dust.
National Latino civil rights advocates, labor leaders and immigrant rights supporters say comprehensive immigration reform remains a bipartisan effort despite Tuesday's election results.
Yesterday's Senate contest in Massachusetts shows that voters are "frustrated at the lack of action coming from Washington," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said today.