A sneak attack against financial re-regulation - undoing the reforms imposed on Wall Street and similar finaglers after the 2008 crash - is underway on Capitol Hill.
First there was anticipation, touched with a little bit of angst. Then there was exhilaration.
In the central Massachusetts region, the city of Worcester and Worcester County are seen as crucial to the race.
A downtown rally of transit union workers and their friends underlined the national union's political program.
Protesters also urged customers to join a boycott of all Mi Pueblo stores to protest the company's announcement that it was cooperating with the government's online E-Verify program.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is utterly disconnected from workers in America.
Mexican supermarket (mercado) workers, supporters and union organizers marched through the Latino immigrant community on San Jose's East Side.
Unions and their members are thrilled about a Wisconsin court ruling Friday striking down the state law pushed by Gov. Scott Walker.
Workers employed by a southern California Walmart subcontractor are the latest to launch a protest for their rights.
They came from Connecticut and Illinois - and just down the street: Family, neighbors and activists honored veteran political and labor journalist Tim Wheeler with a special tribute dinner.