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Working Families Party endorses Clinton

The next four years could be a huge opportunity to win a fair shake for working families. But that won't happen if Trump is president.

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Oregon Working Families Party challenges "fast-track" backer Ron Wyden

The Working Families Party has drawn financial and other support from seven Oregon union locals as well as Lewallen's union, the Longshore and Warehouse Workers.

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Don’t fall for it: Trump’s economic plan a fraud

"Trump has chosen to get his real advice from people just like him - people who have made millions off the backs of hardworking families."

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Unionists, protesters, fact-checkers, economists pan Trump economics address

"How are we supposed to raise our families without good jobs? Is that what you call 'winning'?" 

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Teachout’s Congressional campaign: “Score one for the political revolution”

Zephyr Teachout was endorsed by Sanders and won New York District 19's Democratic primary by 71 percent of the vote.

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Pence heaps praise on ALEC

Indiana's governor addressed - and hailed - the American Legislative Exchange Council, disregarding worker protests.

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Trump’s VP pick Mike Pence addresses right-wing lobby ALEC

Indiana's governor, Trump's Republican running mate, addressed - and hailed - ALEC, disregarding worker protests out front of the secretive right-wing cabal's meeting.

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Voting with their feet: Traffic plummets at Trump casinos and hotels

Whether it appears on a ballot or on the front of a building, Trump's name is a turn-off for increasing numbers of Americans.  

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Courts block some voter suppression laws

Right wing efforts to suppress the voting rights of minority groups have hit roadblocks in North Carolina, Wisconsin, Texas, North Dakota and Kansas, but the fight is far from over.

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In Johnstown, Pa., Democrats make case for “you’re hired” president

"We are visiting places that prove what Americans can do. We are the most productive, competitive workers in the world."

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