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American Federation of Teachers endorses Hillary Clinton

Weingarten put the union's endorsement in the context of scrapping the Bush-era No Child Left Behind and its teach-to-the-test penalizing of students and schools.



AFL-CIO statement on Scott Walker announcement

Trumka released a statement in response to Gov. Walker's upcoming announcement that he is running for president of the U.S.


Netroots Conference seeks ignition of Democratic base

Netroots Nation will bring together over 3,000 progressive activists and leaders to discuss key issues and strategize for upcoming battles in 2015 and 2016.


Pelosi endorses Hillary Clinton – almost

"If you don't vote - and some in the opposition have told me that they don't want you to vote - you don't count."


Elizabeth Warren doesn’t rule out endorsing Bernie Sanders

"Bernie's out talking about the issues that the American people want to hear about."


Rapper Killer Mike endorses Bernie Sanders

Sanders support for the Voting Rights Act was decisive in securing Killer Mike's support. 


Labor led coalition wins victories in Philly primary

The city's labor movement came together to nominate James Kenney as the Philly Democrats' mayoral candidate this November.


Bernie Sanders makes it official: he’s running for president

Bernie Sanders announced on the steps of the U.S. Capitol yesterday that he was running for the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency.


Public education key issue in Philly mayoral race

This year's election is not shaping up as your "normal" off year primary in the City of Brotherly Love.


Koch brothers can’t conceal their love for Scott Walker

Walker desperately needs the Kochs and has clung to their brand since 2008.

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