"Don't Mourn, Organize!" This is the growing call from labor and progressive forces following the upset election in Massachusetts.
Yesterday's Senate contest in Massachusetts shows that voters are "frustrated at the lack of action coming from Washington," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said today.
With Wall Street executives raking in windfall profits while the rest of the country staggered through a banker-caused recession, President Obama pledged to impose a tax on major financial firms to recoup bailout money.
The Obama administration has scored high marks for curbing lobbyist influence and transparency, says a new report by a group of government watch dogs.
Many believe that Amanda Simpson, 48, one of the first openly transgender appointees to the federal government is simply a sign of the times.
WASHINGTON (PAI) — It was a year that started with such high hopes for workers and their unions — and ended in roadblocks and looming disappointment.
Health Care for America Now has launched an intensive campaign calling for public option and other measures in the final bill.
Health care reformers applauded the Senate's vote for a health care reform bill, calling it "groundwork" for expanding and improving the health care system in the weeks and months ahead.
Before the civil rights movement burst onto the national scene, Bobbi Graff and people like her were leading struggles against lynching and police brutality and for desegregation.
Debate on a new Senate health care bill released by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Nov. 18 is set to begin later this week.