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Ten thousand Ohioans kick off fight to repeal Senate Bill 5

Thousands gathered at the Ohio Statehouse and chanted "We Are Ohio!" on Saturday  at the kickoff rally to repeal Senate Bill 5, Gov. John Kasich's union-busting initiative.

Federal probe demanded in Wisconsin election scandal

Republican County Clerk Kathy Nicolaus took the election data  off the county's computer network and put it on stand-alone computers accessible only in her office.

Chicago fights education cuts

Republican budget cuts served as the backdrop for a recent labor and community rally and march sponsored by the Chicago Teachers Union.

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In Texas, thousands rally to "Save our State"

Days after 1,000 union-inspired protests rattled America, tardy Texans held their statewide coalition march and rally.

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In a government shutdown, who is “essential”?

With a federal government shutdown looming, Elaine Mitchell is wondering if she's "essential" and if she'll get paid, or when.

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One Ohio Now: Kasich, you're cutting our future

Hundreds rallied at the Statehouse here Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. John Kasich's plans to gut workers' rights and public services.

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“Fired up” Obama begins 2012 campaign

President Barack Obama formally announced his reelection bid Monday, April 4, and followed that up with his first stump speeches of the season.

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Republicans show government shutdown is their aim

Republicans are exposing their determination to force a government shutdown, regardless of any Democratic concessions.

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Obama outlines plan to reduce U.S. oil use

The U.S. can neither depend on foreign sources of oil nor will it ever produce enough on its own to cover its needs, Obama said.

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Leaders demand GOP condemn Cantor call to abolish Social Security

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill.,  and leading senior advocates demanded today that Republican lawmakers condemn Majority Leader Eric Cantor's call to abolish Social Security and Medicare.

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