Romney repeats Republican lies

Mitt Romney's acceptance speech at the GOP convention here Aug. 30 confirmed once again his apparent decision to lie his way into the presidency of the United States.


Vote in solidarity with Congress Hotel strikers

While watching Romney's speech at the RNC, I couldn't help but think of the courageous members of UNITE HERE Local 1. For nine years they have been on the longest hotel strike in U.S. history.


New Jersey Governor targets workers and unions in RNC talk

Chris Christie, in his keynote address at the RNC, offered no solutions to the economic crisis and instead bashed both workers and their unions.


Labor against extending tax cuts for top earners

The AFL-CIO is "strongly against" extending the Bush tax cuts for the top 2 percent of the nation's earners, but fears congressional Democrats may blink on the issue, Legislative Director Bill Samuel says.


Truncated GOP convention to feature Ann Romney and Chris Christie

The GOP will squeeze Ann Romney and Chris Christie onto its agenda in a convention already cut short by what some say is the rain-swept wrath of God.


Workers in Tampa say “no” to the Romney economy

Even before the opening of the Republican Convention, workers have been targeting places delegates gather to voice opposition to Romney's prescriptions for the economy.


Musicians, shooting victim react to Mustaine’s anti-Obama rant

Dave Mustaine, frontman of thrash metal band Megadeth, has recently generated much controversy with his continuous flow of hateful, right-wing comments.


Shadowy Republican Super PAC to spend millions on GOTV

A well financed - and shadowy  - Republican Super PAC has arrived on the scene.


Sandra Fluke campaigning hard for Obama

Sandra Fluke, who has become a national figure in the fight for women's reproductive rights, is campaigning hard now for the re-election of President Obama.


Akin just said out loud what fellow Republicans think

U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin stirred up a storm when he said, "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

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