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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.

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Questions about the Fast Track vote?

Keep up the good work by thanking those in Congress who stood with working families on trade by voting no on both parts of the Fast Track bill.

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Roanoke rally for voting rights planned for June 25

Attendees will rally to defend the right to vote and to support a restoration of the Voting Rights Act.

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House votes to stand with workers on trade

"The voices of everyone working to ensure future trade deals safeguard workers and the environment have been heard."

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Final countdown to stop TPP: call today

We're flooding our representatives' phones today asking them to vote "No" on all trade bills. 

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UFC's ultimate fighters battle for fair treatment

Sara McMann researched and found that 86 percent of women fighters in the UFC could be negatively impacted by the deal with Reebok.

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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.

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Baltimore United for Change takes root

As Freddie Gray lay dying in Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a group of activists was planning to curb police brutality in Baltimore.

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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.

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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.

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