The chances of avoiding a goverment shutdown in five days are becoming slimmer and slimmer, and the union AFGE is in full mobilization mode against it.
Right-wing Republicans in the Missouri legislature and their main financial supporter, libertarian billionaire Rex Sinquefield, suffered a stinging defeat.
Occupy Wall Street was back on the streets here yeserday, marking the second anniversary of its birth.
Letting wealth concentrate "at the very top," President Obama said, has been both "morally wrong" and "bad economics."
"No worker should have to live off of poverty wages. People should be able to work 40 hours a week and take care of their families off of that."
The U.S. State Department must respond to a Freedom of Information Request asking for info on the under the table payment of Miami area journalists covering the Cuban 5 trial.
Members of the 23-year old organization Let Cuba Live recently established what they call the Maine Campaign to Free the Cuban Five.
Covered California will not be available to undocumented residents (leaving an estimated three million residents without coverage) or to people who are now incarcerated.
President Obama debuted his new proposal for curbing costs of higher education.
A military judge sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.