Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, recently spoke with The National Memo about the sequester's automatic budget cuts, the
danger of cuts to Social Security, the Keystone XL pipeline, immigration
Someone needs to tell Paul Ryan that his party—and the economic platform of austerity and plutocracy he crafted for it—lost a national election last year. Someone also needs to tell the Wisconsin Republican that he...
Many people in the state have to be baffled to see Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who campaigned on creating “jobs, jobs, jobs,” turn away billions of dollars that could create tens of thousands of jobs in Wisconsin
On Nov. 6,
Democratic candidates for Assembly offices in Wisconsin earned almost 200,000
more votes than their Republican counterparts, yet they’ll be in the minority
in that chamber and in the state Senate for the next two
You just can’t please some people.
Gov. Scott Walker is playing a high-stakes game of chicken—a game that
could seriously affect the state’s citizens and health care industry—by stalling
on implementing the federal Affordable Care Act’s requirement that states