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Arlen Specter Efca

Card Check Cut From Employee Free Choice Act By Democrats

New York Times | STEVEN GREENHOUSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A half-dozen senators friendly to labor have decided to drop a central provision of a bill that would have made it easier to organize workers. The ...

Grassroots Labor Pressure on Specter: "He Knows When There's a Fire Under His Ass"

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

Unflagging grassroots lobbying pressure on the newly-converted Democratic Senator Arlen Specter has led him to promise union activists he'd support a compromise version of the EFCA.

Poll: Even Republicans Want Specter To Back EFCA

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Buried in this week's Quinnipiac Poll of Pennsylvania is a stunning number that really leaves you wondering why Arlen Specter is holding out against...