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Big labor reels after Scott Walker victory

Jun 6, 2012
Republican Scott Walker won the recall election in Wisconsin yesterday which may have implications for organized labor in other states.
Posted In: labor, unions, Wisconsin, Scott Walker

Former union leader Andy Stern reacts to Walker victory

Jun 6, 2012
Scott Walker's victory yesterday dealt a blow to organized labor in Wisconsin and may have broader implications nationwide. Andy Stern, former head of the Service Employees International Union, gives us his reaction.
Posted In: unions, Wisconsin, labor

In Wisconsin, union leaders hold out hope for November

Jun 6, 2012
Despite Gov. Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall elections yesterday, union leaders are optimistic about their cause for the general elections in November.
Posted In: Wisconsin, unions, Scott Walker

Plan would strip conventions of taxpayer money

Jun 5, 2012
A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
Posted In: politics, conventions, legislation, DNC, RNC

Wisconsin recall vote taps economic divide

Jun 5, 2012
Gov. Walker's success in weakening public employee unions inspires opposition -- and admiration.
Posted In: Scott Walker, Wisconsin

Wisconsin governor's recall unites public safety workers

Jun 4, 2012
When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker changed his state's collective bargaining laws, it galvanized one unlikely group: police, firefighters and corrections officers.
Posted In: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, recall

Voters push education policy in Texas

May 29, 2012
Today is the Texas primary. Polls show voters tend to care about the economy and immigration, but education policy is growing in importance.
Posted In: texas, Education

What's not getting done in Washington

May 29, 2012
There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.
Posted In: Congress, politics, partisan, legislation

The Latino vote surging in Texas

May 28, 2012
There's no suspense about the outcome of the Texas Republican primary, but the future of elections there might change with its population.
Posted In: texas, Latino community, Hispanics, Latino voters

Political ads message the holidays

May 25, 2012
Memorial Day, Labor Day, Fourth of July -- yes, those holidays are now becoming fodder for election ads.
Posted In: campaign, Political ads

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