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Amanda Terkel

Unions: Sunday Shows Are Shutting Us Out | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: NBC just sent out its line-up for Sunday's "Meet the Press" and it does now include AFL-CIO head Richard Trumka, who will be part of a roundta...

Sam Stein

AFL-CIO President: We Did Our Job' In 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At various junctures during the 2010 cycle, the lack of enthusiasm among labor organizations and, more specifically, union workers, appeared like it w...

AFL-CIO President Compares Palin to Joe McCarthy

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

Richard Trumka went after Palin directly today in Anchorage. Palin, of course, responded with yet another hyperbolic posting to her Facebook page, elevating Trumka's comments to several spins in the news cycle.

Sam Stein

Trumka To Senate Dems: Pass New Health Care Bill Through Reconciliation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most powerful union officials in the country is urging Senate Democratic leaders to craft an entirely new health care bill and pass it usi...

Sam Stein

Richard Trumka: Momentum Grows For New AFL-CIO President Despite No Formal Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite not having formally declared his candidacy for the powerful post of president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka's campaign seems to be gaining st...

Sam Stein

WH Advisory Board Member: Confident In Obama, Worried About Wall Street Influence | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Firmly backing the president's agenda, a key member of the White House Economic Recovery Advisory Board nevertheless said on Friday that he was concer...