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Trumka: Injunction against Obama’s immigration action a temporary setback

A federal judge in Texas Monday temporarily blocked President Obama's November executive action on immigration.

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Boston GCC union local halts deportation of Salvadoran refugee

"He may have no blood relations in the United States, but he has thousands of brothers and sisters."

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Labor, environmental leaders challenge Fast Track trade deals

During a teleconference hosted today by the BlueGreen Alliance, leaders got together to ask the necessary tough questions regarding the president's support of Fast Track.

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Union-led democracy initiative may tackle politicization of state courts

The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.

 

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AFL-CIO opens Civil and Human Rights Conference in Atlanta

Today kicks off the AFL-CIO's 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference in Atlanta.

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NY Better World Awards honor activists, salute protests

Good food and politics were in ample supply at the annual New York Better World awards.

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SEIU’S Henry urges Obama to let undocumented adults stay

SEIU president Mary Kay Henry joined 15 other leaders in urging President Obama to let an estimated five to six million undocumented adults stay in the U.S.

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Obama barnstorms in Wisconsin against the GOP

Without mentioning Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Scott Walker by name, President Obama blasted Walker for opposing an increase in Wisconsin's $7.25 minimum wage.

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GOP to America: “Be very, very afraid this Halloween!”

Republicans have adopted a Halloween-themed campaign strategy that they hope will incite voters to run screaming from Democrats.

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Voter registration, just a click away

Today is National Voter Registration Day and you can get started right now.

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