June

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Lawmakers, economists rip Romney’s latest address

Lawmakers and leading economists rebutted GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's economic address to a group of businessmen.

Tea party takes a beating in Arizona

Voters in southern Arizona's Republican-leaning 8th Congressional District resoundingly defeated the candidate who threatened to abolish Social Security and Medicare.

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Krugman: Obama flubbed line on economy

Paul Krugman understands what President Barack Obama was trying to say when he messed up with the line, "The private-sector is doing fine."

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Trayvon Martin's parents urge change to Florida's "Shoot First" law

A coalition led by national civil rights organizations  along with Trayvon Martin's parents today delivered more than 375,000 signed petitions calling for reform or repeal of Florida's "Shoot First" law.

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Muted rebellion against Blue Dogs at W.Va. Dem convention

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, W.Va. Secretary of State Natalie Tenant and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin refused to budge from their association with Republican austerity politics.

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Wisconsin workers end Walker control of Senate

Although he held onto his seat, Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker lost control of the state Senate.

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It’s about hijacking the presidency and Congress!

Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida is out to steal the election for his party by purging tens of thousands of potential Obama voters from the voter rolls.

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Wisconsin: The uprising, the recall, and the fight to come

For the labor movement and its allies, today's recall election of Scott Walker is only part of a groundswell of inspiring actions that began with a historic uprising early in 2011.

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