Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Re-Election in November

April 11, 2018

Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in November, ending a brief stint atop the House and signaling the peril that the Republican majority faces in the midterm elections. Ryan said he will serve until the end of […]

NYT Editorial: GOP Karma in West Virginia

March 21, 2018

“After having to back a man accused of being a child molester, who then lost to a Democrat in crimson-red Alabama, the Republican Party leadership is having agita because a rich former coal executive, Don Blankenship, might win the party’s primary in the West Virginia Senate race,” according to […]

Union Members Winning Elections on Both Coasts

December 8, 2017

This week, working family advocates won electoral victories on both coasts, with Dahlia Vertreese winning election as mayor of Hillside, New Jersey, and Myrtle Cole being re-elected as president of the San Diego City Council. These victories are […]

AFL-CIO: New Jersey Labor Candidate Victories Rise to 964

November 14, 2017

Labor won big this year, and the news just got better. After a tight race for New Jersey’s Florence Township Council, our brother from LIUNA Local 172, Frank Baldorossi Jr., prevailed. The final tally was 645–624, a difference of only 21 votes. […]

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