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.
Republicans are holding payroll tax cuts hostage to their scheme to approve an environmentally devastating oil pipeline extension.
The White House has joined a national chorus of protests against the so-called bi-partisan Ryan-Wyden plan to turn Medicare into a voucher system.
The administration wants passage of a short-term budget measure to allow for more time for negotiations on the budget bill and the payroll tax cut for workers.
The Justice Department says it is looking carefully at the voter suppression laws put through by Republican lawmakers all over the country.
Republicans in Congress voted 234 to 193 yesterday to slash more than in half the number of weeks people can collect unemployment benefits next year.
Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich's campaign manager, Paul Schurick, was convicted of "fraud" Dec. 6 for his role in a racist robocall seeking to suppress the Black vote.
Proposed changes in HB 5002 will drastically change Michigan's workers' compensation law.