Shocking video surfaced recently showing Republican Aransas County Judge William "Bill" Adams battering his physically disabled 16-year-old daughter.
In a sneak attack on the democratic rights of the voters to recall elected officials, the Republicans are proposing a bill that would force petition gatherers, who already have to certify each petition they collect, to have those certifications notarized.
The civil rights movement and the labor movement have joined forces in a statewide campaign to get African-American voters to the polls Nov. 8, to restore union bargaining rights in Ohio by voting "No on Issue 2."
Hundreds of Social Security workers, members of the American Federation of Government Employees, and their supporters staged rallies in Ohio and across the nation Oct. 27 to protest huge proposed cuts to Social Security.
Occupy Oakland's Nov. 2 mass day of action is gaining broad support from unions, community organizations and faith groups.
Occupy Memphis features several caucuses devoted to women's rights, diversity, homelessness, LGBT, anti-Capitalism, and Agnosticism/Atheism. The protests have been peaceful and widely supported by the citizens of the Mid-South.
Nearly 2,000 federal prisoners will be eligible for early release as result of a bill that changes the sentencing for crack cocaine to be closer to the penalties for powdered cocaine.
Ranking House Democrats John Conyers, D-Mich., and Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., are demanding congressional hearings on voter suppression laws that are being instituted in states across the country.
Saying that it is "time to take our country back and we will, "over 200 delegates to the Midwest Regional Joint Board Convention of Workers United declared their solidarity with Occupy Chicago on Oct. 26.
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed November 1 -2 in many Mexican communities in the U.S.