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Arthur Delaney

'Magnets In Our Shoulders': The Union Of Unions | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS -- For the past ten days, tens of thousands of union protesters have swarmed the state capitol building in Madison, Wis. to protest Repub...

Sam Stein

Obama Has No Plans To Visit Wisconsin | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama has no current plans to visit Wisconsin despite pledging as a presidential candidate to “walk on that picket line” s...

Wisconsin Assembly Reaches Deal On Anti-Union Bill

AP/The Huffington Post | TODD RICHMOND and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin state troopers were dispatched Thursday to try to find at least one of the 14 Senate Democrats who have been on the ru...

Arthur Delaney

Scott Walker Responds To Prank Call | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS -- During a 20 minute press conference in the governor's office, Gov. Scott Walker (R) addressed the prank call he received Tuesday from ...

Rights Ain't Right

Adam Geller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Geller

The question in Gallup's latest poll on public sector unions contains the loaded term, "collective bargaining rights," making the question more rhetorical and less balanced than is the norm.

Should Christians Care About Unions?

Christopher LaTondresse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christopher LaTondresse

As Christians, let's not forget that MLK was killed in Memphis, Tenn., while in town supporting a strike organized by the black sanitation workers union.

Collective Bargaining: Time to Stop the Blame Game!

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

If we want to seriously resolve our grave challenges, we must behave like adults and realize that we all will have to make some sacrifices -- not just the most vulnerable among us.

Indiana Official: 'Use Live Ammo' Against Wisconsin Protesters

Mother Jones | — Adam Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Saturday night, when Mother Jones staffers tweeted a report that riot police might soon sweep demonstrators out of the Wisconsin capitol building--...

In Wisconsin, Singing Out for Justice

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

There once was a union maid/ Who found herself betrayed/ By sharps and clowns in Madison town/ Who decided that they'd degrade her trade.

Millionaire Teachers and Bus Drivers Responsible for Wisconsin's Budget Deficit

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Vines

The Tea Party protesters and those that have been inside Madison's Capitol for the last nine days couldn't be more different.

Wisconsin Republicans Forge Ahead With Controversial Budget

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Republican backers of Gov. Scott Walker's plan to eliminate collective bargaining rights for most public employees are trying to move...

Billionaire Tea Party Backers Funding Wisconsin's Fight Against Unions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


Lila Shapiro

Wisconsin Protests Draw Thousands Of Workers Fighting For Key Union Rights | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MADISON, Wis. -- On Friday, February 11, at the same hour that the world watched the former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resign his post, the newl...

Krugman: Wisconsin Governor's Union Attack About Power

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week, in the face of protest demonstrations against Wisconsin's new union-busting governor, Scott Walker -- demonstrations that continued through...

Scott Walker Rejects Compromise Proposal

AP/The Huffington Post | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — To end a high-stakes stalemate over union rights that has captured the nation's attention, a handful of Republican lawmakers in ...

Need to Fix the Budget Deficit? Charge Those Who Caused It

Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Zakarin

We don't have a budget deficit, we have a budget distortion. A case of misplaced priorities. Millionaires over teachers, hospital workers, firefighters. Sounds about right.

What Conservatives Really Want

George Lakoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Lakoff

The best way to understand the conservative moral system is to consider a strict father family.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Protesters Call On Obama | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS. -- President Obama has expressed more support for the protests over Gov. Scott Walker's (R) controversial budget proposal than perhaps a...

PHOTOS: Wisconsin Budget Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thousands of protesters gathered in Madison in reaction to Gov. Scott Walker's (R) controversial new budget proposal. HuffPost's Amanda Terkel report...

WATCH: UW Students Give Governor Valentines To Protest Budget Hikes

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Yesterday, a crowd of University Of Wisconsin students flooded the state capitol to protest Gov. Scott Walker's (R-WI) proposed budget hikes. However,...

UW Students Give Governor Valentines To Protest Budget Hikes | Jackie Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In response to Gov. Walker's budget repair bill, about 1,000 University of Wisconsin students, faculty and staff fill the state capitol building shout...