Attorneys general from four states called on the Senate to take the side of the people not the banks by approving a bill to create a strong Consumer Financial Protection Agency.
Without this extension millions of unemployed workers and families will be dropped from the rolls. Contact your senators now!
A lot of folks feel the move by Obama has come not a moment too soon.
CHICAGO - A group of African American youth and community organizers who gathered to watch the State of the Union address were most interested in what the president had to say about jobs.
Over one-third of America's poor are now living outside of urban centers according to a new survey released last week.
Oregon voters sent a message to the nation yesterday, raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy to prevent cuts in education and other public services.
WASHINGTON—Lawrence Mishel, president of the Economic Policy Institute told a Senate hearing Jan. 21 that unemployment is a "dire emergency" that requires federal action "on a scale that can make a difference."
Seventy-three percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, like the idea of taxing those fat Wall Street bonuses.
ELYRIA, Ohio - Lorain County, ravaged by closed plants, budget crises and double-digit unemployment, gave President Obama an enthusiastic welcome Friday.
Californians in the crosshairs of Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest budget proposals have launched a statewide movement to save and improve their state's safety net.