Supreme Court justices began hearings on National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a case that could determine whether it is legal to stop the ability of workers to exercise their right to form a union.
The ruling concerns the 23,500 retired city workers collecting pension benefits.
As the year 2013 draws to an end, the fight for immigrants' rights, and especially for the legalization of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants believed to be in the United States, continues.
The all-powerful Texas GOP has resorted to apologetics to explain the emergence of Democrat State Sen. Wendy Davis.
An $83 million web of right-wing "think tanks" is moving to seize the legislative agends in every state across the country.
WASHINGTON - The federal government shutdown for the first half of October, imposed by tea party Republicans who refused to fund the government unless they could kill the Affordable Care Act, pushed the nation's jobless rate up that month by 0.1percent to 7.3 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Virginia held state elections for governor, lieutenant governor, state attorney general, all 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates, and some local offices.
Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that restrictions affecting abortion clinic physicians placed an undue burden on women seeking access to such facilities.
The democratic process was kidnapped by Republicans (and seven Democrats) in the U.S. House of Representatives on October 1.
It's hurting our communities, said demonstrators in downtown Detroit protesting the tea party led government shutdown.