In his debate with Paul Ryan, Vice President Joe Biden took the side of the 47% that Mitt Romney said he doesn't "worry" about.
Building on its stereotype of African-Americans from 30 years ago, the Republican Party has made "cops, firefighters, nurses and teachers into its new 'welfare queens.'"
A new initiative bringing together local, state and federal resources to help stem the tide of foreclosures devastating Oakland neighborhoods is poised for launch.
Author, lecturer, university professor and renowned activist Angela Davis is the scheduled guest speaker at an Oct. 24 rally in Detroit.
In celebrating Manufacturing Day, the U.S. Census Bureau highlighted the continuing role manufacturing plays in the American economy.
As 2012 began, Republicans were confident they could sweep into complete control of the U.S. government. It hasn't worked out that way.
Despite continued GOP efforts to suppress early voting, record numbers voted at the Board of Elections here as registration for the critical Nov. 6 election ended Tuesday.
The voting records on labor-selected issues in the second session of the 112 Congress reflect, as might be expected, the sharp partisan split between the two major political parties.
Three protesters who were arrested when they refused to move out of the way of trucks leaving the Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies plant here have been released.
In some ways, the nation is reversing previous trends; in others, it is forging completely new paths. The country is becoming both more integrated and more segregated.