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For the AFL-CIO, 2012 was going to be a year to celebrate, but even though the union’s favored candidate, President Barack Obama was re-elected, celebration was not on the mind of many. Figures released last week by the Bureau of Labor showed that membership in unions fell by over 400,000 in 2012. That was a [...]
No public pressure, condemnation from colleagues and daily fines could make the House Democrats go back to Indiana. The legislative walkout has already passed the 30 day mark and the 39 lawmakers would still don’t want to report back to duty. The Republicans started a $100,000 ad campaign to demand that the missing Democrats go [...]
The annual National Governors Association meeting is usually a nonpartisan event but this year will be different. Traditionally the meeting is an opportunity for the chief executives of each state to work out problems and forget about party membership for a while. But things changed in recent years. In 2009 the Republican governors used the [...]