ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Up in the sky, a plane floated a banner reading, "Some cuts never heal" as Republican Gov. Rick Snyder gave the University of Michigan commencement address on Saturday.
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.
On March 17, 29-year-old Huy Pham, a city maintenance worker, jumped off the roof of Costa Mesa City Hall, killing himself, after receiving a pink slip.
100 protesters rallied in front of Bank of America here on Tax Day to single out that bank for enjoying huge profits while paying little or no taxes.
A cross-section of the people's movement poured into the Michigan Capitol grounds today with this message: "We are the people - protect us, not the CEOs."
The Rally for Michigan Families was the largest and most diverse demonstration since protests against the Republican attack began here a month ago. "The Republicans could never have a rally like this," said one participant.
Women are calling Republican budget cuts and attacks on public employees a double-barreled "war on women."
Philadelphia residents rally for suspended teacher who critized school district plans to privatize eight public schools.
Posted prominently beside the road leading out of town at the mouth of the Dungeness River is a sign, "Tsunami Evacuation Route." In the past we paid little attention to it. But we are now.
The first day of the legislative session saw "Awake the State"demonstrations in 32 cities across the state, aiming to stop Gov. Rick Scott's "skeleton budget."