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Hispanic Caucus cheers calls to dump Trump

"This is the most critical election in American history; we have five million families who long to come out from the shadows."

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Video: John Legend and AFL-CIO team up to reform prison system

#FREEAMERICA is a multi-year culture campaign initiated by Legend to change the national conversation about our country's misguided policies.

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Unions: Dem platform stronger on unfair trade deals

The proposed Democratic Party platform includes language that is close to an outright rejection of the controversial TPP.

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Teamster was one of two African-Americans shot dead

Philando Castile was a Teamsters Local 320 member and nutrition services supervisor at the J.J. Hill Montessori school in St. Paul.

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AFL-CIO endorses Hillary Clinton for President

"Hillary Clinton has proven herself as a champion of the labor movement and we will be the driving force to elect her President of the United States."

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Carrying on Muhammad Ali's fight for justice

Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.

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Report: Fatal crash wouldn’t have happened with proper backup

Unions and workers have been campaigning for years to keep 2-person crews on all freight and passenger trains, citing safety reasons.

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Chicago May Day marchers show unity against Trump

Thousands of people marched for a more just society and to confront the face of bigotry and classism: the Republican front runner for president, Donald Trump.

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At U.S. Capitol: 1,275 arrested fighting for democracy

Our nonviolent, civil disobedience was one action among many during a week-long mobilization aimed at starting a new, broad-based movement to restore democracy in the U.S.

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Rebellion growing in Juarez border factories

Workers have marched through the streets and demanded recognition of independent unions.

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