January

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Today in Labor History: Paul Robeson dies

On January 23, 1976, noted singer and actor Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia.Robeson was also a legendary civil rights and peace leader and athlete.

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Senate inundated with demands to end “silent” filibuster

Senate offices are getting buried under tens of thousands of letters and a huge coalition has managed to spur one million calls into the Capitol.

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Minnesota unions urge action on jobs as legislature convenes

When the Minnesota legislature convened Jan. 8, everything had changed - and nothing had changed

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Filibusters linked to McConnell campaign cash

While raking in campaign cash from at least eight donors, Mitch McConnell was busy launching filibusters against measures opposed by those same financial backers.