A large and enthusiastic Newark crowd celebrated the inauguration of its 40th mayor, Ras Baraka, last week at the city's New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Texas Democrats put fair wages, spending on education, gender equality, immigration reform, LGBT rights, anti-outsourcing, and anti-privatization at the top of their priorities
The investigation into fundraising involving Walker and his campaign, the Wisconsin Club for Growth, the state Chamber of Commerce and other groups began in 2012.
In San Jose, working people, and city workers in particular, have faced an antagonistic city government for the past eight years.
In spite of deep anger and skepticism about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's sincerity, the Working Families Party has endorsed his re-election bid.
Texas completed its Democratic and Republican primary elections on May 27. Unlike the results in other states, "tea party" far-right Republicans triumphed in most of the contests.
A labor movement united around his election in the Newark mayoral campaign is seen as having been a key cause of the victory of Ras Baraka.
"We must walk the walk with the people in the struggles for economic and democratic reforms. Every victory does make a difference in people's lives."
The campaign is raffling off an AR-15 semiautomatic assault rifle as a way to build a list of conservative supporters.
This past Monday, the Florida Supreme Court approved a ballot measure to make medical marijuana legal in the state.