The president's budget will be ignored in the GOP-run House, where Budget Committee Chairm Paul Ryan, R-Wis., intends to draft a proposal, which is expected to push killing of Medicare as we know it.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced to back off his unilateral closure of neighborhood branch libraries on Mondays after the move sparked a public uproar.
The people of Wisconsin today submitted over a million signatures on petitions to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, 460,000 more than needed to trigger a recall election.
African Americans are experiencing the sharpest edge of layoffs of government and other public workers across the country
Striking workers at Red Cross won a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.
The granny in "Grannygate" is Marlene Quinn, a 78-year-old Cincinnati woman whose grandson and great granddaughter were saved by firefighters in a house fire a year ago.
It was six in the morning of Oct. 26 and two busloads of motivated Chicago teachers and friends were on their way to Springfield to rally and lobby to protect their pensions.
Public employee pension plans are actually far more cost effective than defined contribution, the 401k-style plans fashionable in the private sector.
A few hundred union members and community residents gathered at Youngstown State University in a kickoff rally to gather support for the statewide campaign to defeat Issue Number 2 on the Ohio ballot.
Sometimes the mainstream media just doesn't get it.