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Ryan Grim

Senate Dems Hold EFCA Strategy Session | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democratic leaders met Thursday afternoon in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office, two sources familiar with the meeting say, to discuss ...

Sam Stein

Key Democrat Blanche Lincoln To Oppose Employee Free Choice Act, As Is | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In what is, perhaps, the most devastating blow yet to the fate of the Employee Free Choice Act, Sen. Blanche Lincoln said on Monday that she will oppo...

Sam Stein

Lincoln Leaves Door Open For EFCA Compromise | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Blanche Lincoln on Monday announced that she would vote against the Employee Free Choice Act. But later she elaborated, leaving the door open ...

Anti-EFCA Dem Linked To Dead Worker In New Union TV Ad

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is some rough stuff. The SEIU has just launched a hard-hitting Web video that ties Blue Dog Democrat Dan Boren to the horrific death of a worker ...

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

How Labor Can Get 60 Votes On EFCA Without Getting 60 Votes | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The labor movement's mostly unspoken tactic to pass the Employee Free Choice Act -- its legislation of generational importance -- seeped out into publ...

Sam Stein

Employee Free Choice Act: Key Senators Express Reservations | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Employee Free Choice Act was introduced in Congress on Tuesday, marking the official launch of what promises to be a fierce legislative battle. L...

The Big Lie about the Employee Free Choice Act

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

America's top CEOs have declared their top legislative priority for 2009 -- to scuttle the bipartisan legislation that would restore workers' freedom to form unions and bargain for a better life.

Obama's Next Gauntlet: Reviving the Middle Class

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

The campaign on EFCA will be fierce. Gaining 60 votes won't be easy. The business community will go all out, claiming that strong unions will ruin America, trample workers' freedoms, drive jobs abroad. But we've tried an economy with weak unions -- and that didn't work out so well. Obama is right to tee this up early even as he struggles to get the economy moving, to get the financial system reorganized, to move on health care and new energy. This is a fight that citizens across the country should join. It will be a critical building block of the new economy that we must construct from the ashes of the old.

Sam Stein

"We're 100 Percent Confident" EFCA Will Pass: Union Official | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pushing back against reports of concern over the Employee Free Choice Act's passage, union officials insisted on Monday and Tuesday that they have eno...