Despite economic forecasts to the contrary jobless claims rose last week by 12,000 to 500,000, the third straight weekly increase and the first time in nine months that they hit the half-million mark.
A coalition of unions and environmental groups launched a campaign this week to overcome Republican roadblocks to clean energy jobs and climate legislation.
Texas politics is getting more complicated, but lots more interesting. Bill White, Democrat of Texas, is trying to unseat two term Republican Governor Rick Perry in November.
California Democratic legislative leaders have released a budget plan they say avoids the worst of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's slash-and-burn cuts
Charging that "Wall Street values are strangling our community", 75 union and other activists held a lunch time rally in front of the downtown offices of the PNC and Huntington banks.
Like most challenges immigration reform is and always has been an uphill battle. Today many agree it’s a human and civil rights issue.
Genessee Park resounded with spirited speeches calling for jobs, defense of Social Security, peace, and defeat of the Republican right in the Nov. 2 midterm elections. It came during the annual People's World picnic July 18.
Cheers and jeers: Frogs and workers? Texas turning blue? Republicans going Green? Obama a Communist? and more.
Californians are already beginning to feel the benefits of the new federal health care law, a newly released progress report by Health Access reveals.
Approximately 5,000 Texans attended the Democratic Party State Convention June 25-26 in Corpus Christi.