The president said there must be a distinction between young people "doing stupid things" and violent criminals.
Trumka released a statement in response to Gov. Walker's upcoming announcement that he is running for president of the U.S.
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.
"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."
The state's Senate and House voted to remove the flag; chants of "take it down" eventually morphed into chants of "U.S.A." as the flag was lowered.
"It's easy for Jeb to sit extra hours at his corporate board meetings, but the average worker already clocks in 47 hours a week while wages remain stagnant."
An Apache Indian caravan is making a stop in Denver to draw attention to a land grab by a mining giant.
If we want our nation to create more people like history's innovators and inventors, we would be wise to teach our children how to think like they did.
"We have a strong case against North Carolina's voting law. Not only is the measure discriminatory, but lawmakers knew it would harm voters of color and passed it anyway."
The Supreme Court announced it would again hear an affirmative action case in which a white woman claims she was denied admission to the University of Texas because of her race.