Building on its stereotype of African-Americans from 30 years ago, the Republican Party has made "cops, firefighters, nurses and teachers into its new 'welfare queens.'"
Trumka "will stress the importance of electing leaders like President Barack Obama who will stand with working people in creating an economy that works for all."
Republicans - presumed presidential nominee Mitt Romney included - have become anti-public education, Democratic Vice President Joseph Biden says.
Michigan's Protect Our Jobs coalition has gathered more than double the amount of signatures necessary to put a proposed state constitutional amendment enshrining union rights on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Under the banner "A Better New York for All," City Councilor Jackson set the tone for the day: "Youth services is our number one priority. We are going to fight tooth and nail until the cuts are restored."
The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents all federal poultry inspectors, is telling the Obama administration to reject planned new poultry inspection rules.
Wisconsin has been torn apart by Walker's ideological civil war and his divide-and-conquer assault on our values and our workers. We cannot fix Wisconsin and move forward as long as Walker remains governor.
More misery loomed for Californians May 14 as Governor Jerry Brown delivered a revised 2012-13 budget projection doubling the already-deep cuts he called for in January.
Arizonans, including self-identified Republicans, overwhelmingly oppose the extreme legislative agenda being pushed by lawmakers at the Statehouse.
"Today is another historic day in democracy for the state of Wisconsin," said Phil Neuenfeldt, president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO.