In a Pennsylvania special congressional election working family voters pushed hard and played a big role in electing Democrat Mark Critz over a Republican who staked a large part of his campaign on overturning health care reform.
Anti-union PR boss Richard Berman is on the hot seat after two charity organizations asked the New York State Commission on Public Integrity to investigate one of his firms for illegal lobbying.
A package arrived for me yesterday - something I ordered a while ago and then forgot about - my "Health Reform is a BFD" t-shirt! (Remember that: Joe Biden's muttered comment about just exactly how big a deal health care reform is?)
NEW YORK-This city's streets, including Wall Street, Twitter accounts and cell phone text message networks were abuzz with anti-Wall Street sentiment as tens of thousands marched on Wall Street.
Labor, faith-based and community activists marched throughout the Chicago financial district here Wednesday demanding Congress do what's right and pass financial reform.
It was an overflow crowd with inspiring presentations and music at the People's Center in New Haven, CT on April 25 for the People's World/Mundo Popular Newsmaker Awards.
Leaders of 31 national organizations sent a letter to the Senate today pressing senators "not to squander the great promise of bipartisan action" for "strong clean energy and climate change legislation."
SACRAMENTO - At least 12,000 people marched here recently, crowding on to the space in front of the State Capitol to protest corporate greed.
The explosion on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig was the fourth oil industry accident in two weeks that has killed or seriously injured workers. "The industry is long overdue for a complete overhaul of its health and safety provisions," says one union official.
The legalization of the 11 to 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States could raise the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of this country by $1.5 trillion over 10 years