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Women Victorious In U.S. Supreme Court's Harris V. Quinn

Julie Gunlock | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Julie Gunlock

Women just scored a significant victory in the U.S. Supreme Court. In Harris v. Quinn, decided just last month, the Supreme Court declared that childcare providers and personal care aids (PCAs attend to hygiene, housekeeping, and meal preparation for the elderly and infirm) are not required to unionize.

The Number That Could Kill Immigration Reform

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Just weeks after the "Gang of 8" bi-partisan senators presented a blueprint for comprehensive immigration reform, nasty political storm clouds are forming over Washington.

Primary Victory Over Conventional Wisdom

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats had better relish their victory in PA 12 while they can, because this weekend a special election in Hawaii is likely to elect a Republican in a very Democratic district.

Friday Talking Points [111] -- Use It Or Lose It

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama this week has successfully put the Republican Party on the defensive. This could be a fleeting thing, or it could be the start of a whole new way for Obama's administration to operate.

America's Only Growth Industry Is Government

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Government is America's only remaining growth industry -- the only sector of the economy that continues to expand even as the private economy contracts.

Major Labor Unions Consider Reuniting After Bitter Split 4 Years Ago

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Union leaders are talking about reuniting under a single, more powerful federation, nearly four years after a nasty breakup split o...

Obama Bringing Big Labor Together After Years Of Division

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The presidents of 12 of the nation's largest labor unions called Wednesday for reuniting the American labor movement, which split apart three and a ha...