March

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Obama calls for end to oil subsidies as gas prices rise

Republican presidential candidates have shifted the general election debate to rising gas prices amid an improving economy and 24 consecutive months of job growth in the private sector.

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Labor raising an "army of 400,000" for the 2012 elections

"At stake is nothing less than our democracy itself. What the labor movement intends to do is magnitudes greater than anything we have ever done in an election before."

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Heat ray weapon a threat to collective action?

Though originally intended for the Afghanistan War, it could soon be headed to the U.S., under the guise of a "riot control device."

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AFL-CIO defends women's access to contraception

In the wake of a GOP-induced controversy over contraceptive rights and health care, the AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."

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Santorum talks plain - but is a slick beltway insider

Santorum paid himself $2 million in fees for the years 2007-2010 until the state of Virginia caught up with the former U.S. Senator.

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Senate approved transportation bill would create 200,000 jobs

The Senate-approved bill now heads to the House, where unions and workers hope it will get passed.

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Wisconsin recall set for June 5 - is the end near for Walker?

Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.

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Bands want music pulled from Limbaugh’s “right-wing clown show”

"Our response: Hey, stop using our music on your racist, misogynist, right-wing clown show."

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Poll: Working-class swing voters favor Obama

Millions of working-class swing voters, some with moderate, and even some with conservative views, may be poised to vote for President Barack Obama.

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Protest greets Romney: We are women and we vote

His ideas - and the other Republican presidential candidates' ideas - are "outdated" and "from the dark-ages."

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