March

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California Senate approves “card check” bill on Cesar Chavez’ birthday

The California State Senate honored the legendary labor leader by approving legislation for farm workers seeking union representation.

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Obama outlines plan to reduce U.S. oil use

The U.S. can neither depend on foreign sources of oil nor will it ever produce enough on its own to cover its needs, Obama said.

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Obama pledges “limited” U.S. involvement in Libya

President Obama defended U.S. intervention in Libya and promised to hand over leadership of the No Fly Zone and Libyan humanitarian efforts to NATO by today.

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Calif. Republicans list 53 demands, no solutions

California's Republican legislative minority, in response to the state budget, are trying to ram through an agenda that does not reflect that there is a Democratic governor and Democratic majority in the state legislature.

A new low, even for California Republicans

Two Republican votes are needed in each legislative house, and GOP leaders have announced that any Republican who votes for more taxes will be considered a traitor.

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The bad and the ugly in Utah’s immigration alternative

Utah's new immigration laws have drawn criticism from both sides of the debate, but some say they are a step forward.

GOP’s vote to cut NPR funds seen as attack on public media

The House voted today to bar federal funding of National Public Raido and ban stations from using federal money to pay their NPR dues.

Richard Trumka, 10,000 union members flood Maryland State Capitol

More than 10,000 union members and supporters swarmed the State Capitol in here to protest proposed changes to teacher's pensions and to respond to the recent assault on unions in Wisconsin.

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Showdown in nation’s capital between “two budgets, two visions”

The Republican plan sets a dangerous precedent by rejecting revenue increases while proposing the largest single-year cuts in history.

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Latinos condemn Wisconsin anti-worker bill

Twenty leading national Latino organizations have come together to oppose growing attacks against the rights of workers in Wisconsin and other states.

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