The jobs plan unveiled yesterday by congressional Democrats is a step in the right direction, unions say.
President Obama on April 29 rushed to towns in Alabama slammed hardest by tornadoes.
Facing voter anger, Republican lawmakers across the country are screening questions at town hall meetings, holding "invitation only" gatherings, or deciding not to hold meetings at all.
Haley Barbour announced yesterday that he will not be running for president in 2012. He may have done the nation a favor by pulling out.
Hundreds of teachers rallied here April 14 to protest Republican Gov. John Kasich's drive to bust unions and slash funds for public schools.
President Barack Obama laid out a "framework" that he said can reduce the federal budget deficit by $4 trillion over the next 12 years without slashing social services.
Rep. Tammy Baldwin has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to launch a federal probe into the handling of disputed vote records in Wisconsin's April 5 state Supreme Court elections.
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.
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.
Republican budget cuts served as the backdrop for a recent labor and community rally and march sponsored by the Chicago Teachers Union.