On Saturday the Senate took a long awaited vote on the DREAM Act, a narrowly-focused bill that is good for our education system, military and taxpayers. Despite a majority of support in the Senate, the bill was blocked by a filibuster.
When labor leaders in Washington aggressively back anti-labor Democrats and/or refuse to follow up their own threats with action, those labor leaders are destructively undermining the political agenda of their rank-and-file membership.
This week, Senator Bennet finally ended his silence on the Employee Free Choice Act by coming out against it. This is not surprising. What is surprising is the labor movement's messaging about Bennet's announcement.
This Tuesday night we will undoubtedly be watching political reporters and pundits trying to tell America what the Democratic Senate primary election results in Colorado mean. Let's examine what they'll likely say.