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Austerity busting bill introduced

The Progressive Caucus bill, called the Balancing Act, invests in job creation and calls for paying for those investments with defense cuts.

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Public option for health care back on the table

A group of Democratic lawmakers moved quickly yesterday and filed a bill that would give the people of the nation the right to choose a publicly run health insurance plan.

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Clergy: "Reject grand bargain, tax the rich"

Federal budget cuts will devastate social programs, "plunge communities into ruin and destruction, and cost lives."

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Congressional Progressive Caucus introduces biggest jobs bill yet

Responding to national demand for a massive jobs program, the Congressional Progressive Caucus today introduced the Restore the American Dream for the 99 Percent Act into the House of Representatives.

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Protests slam closing of Dallas main post office

Union members and North Texas Jobs with Justice rallied outside the Dallas main post office the morning of Nov. 7. Response from post office customers and thousands of passers-by on Highway 30 was generous and positive.

Social Security workers rally in 140 cities to protest cuts

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.

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AFL-CIO ramps up campaign to protect Social Security

The AFL-CIO is ramping up its campaign to protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid from threatened future cuts by the congressional so-called "Super Committee."

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Post office of the future will be busier than ever!

It is time for us all to ask the billion-dollar question: What is the role of the United States Postal Service in the 21st century?

“America Wants to Work” kicks off this week

The AFL-CIO and its allies will spend weeks organizing an "America Wants to Work" campaign to focus on what they see as the nation's real crisis: jobs.

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Rally tells Sen. Feinstein: Fight for Social Security

They came from all over northern California - by bus, by train, by carpool - to deliver a powerful message to Senator Dianne Feinstein: Stand up and be a champion for Social Security!

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