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Democratic Party Labor Council: Unite, fight for voters’ rights

"We must see ourselves and our unions as the labor component of a much bigger progressive coalition."

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Labor leader: DNC adopts most pro-worker platform since FDR

"Anyone who wants our support must bring forth a bold commitment to a pro-worker agenda," Richard Trumka said. "Hillary Clinton answered the call."

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Video: John Legend and AFL-CIO team up to reform prison system

#FREEAMERICA is a multi-year culture campaign initiated by Legend to change the national conversation about our country's misguided policies.

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Mike Pence is no friend of immigrant workers

Trump, after mulling over his gruesome list of possible running mates, has settled on Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.

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Unions: Dem platform stronger on unfair trade deals

The proposed Democratic Party platform includes language that is close to an outright rejection of the controversial TPP.

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Teamster was one of two African-Americans shot dead

Philando Castile was a Teamsters Local 320 member and nutrition services supervisor at the J.J. Hill Montessori school in St. Paul.

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Abner Mikva and the end of an era

The judge and lawmaker passed away July 4 at the age of 90. He embodied a civility in politics that is sorely lacking today.

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Democratic Party platform panel waffles on trade and health care

Michael Smith had a message for the Democratic Party - stand up for workers who have lost jobs to so-called "free trade" pacts.

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AFL-CIO endorses Hillary Clinton for President

"Hillary Clinton has proven herself as a champion of the labor movement and we will be the driving force to elect her President of the United States."

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Elizabeth Warren: Some on Wall Street should be in handcuffs

Stiff fines of millions of dollars will not change the financial fraud that produced the Great Recession, Senator Elizabeth Warren said.

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