The AFL-CIO is urging everyone to call House Speaker John Boehner at 202-225-0600, telling him to stop playing politics with the lives of working families.
A temporary payroll tax cut compromise and extension of unemployment benefits passed by a wide margin in the Senate, but now it is expected to fail in the Republican-controlled House Monday night.
Responding to national demand for a massive jobs program, the Congressional Progressive Caucus today introduced the Restore the American Dream for the 99 Percent Act into the House of Representatives.
The nation's jobless, aided by the Communications Workers, the Service Employees and other unions, brought their plight directly to Congress this week.
Liberals, labor and progressives mourned while Wall Street breathed a sigh of relief when Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., announced his retirement Nov. 28 after 30 years in office.
This morning's government report was full of unsettling statistics.