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John Sweeney

Why Thousands Are Saying 'It's About More Than the Coffee'

Pioneers for Change | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Today, these simple acts of kindness are spreading around the world. Every single day more and more inspiring stories are sent to us by people who are making the world around them a little brighter.

These Are The Places In The World Where You Can 'Suspend' A Coffee For Someone In Need

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.25.2014 | Good News

"It's about more than coffee," John Sweeney says. And he means it. For the last year, the 29-year-old father of four has worked from his home in Co...

Former Congressman -- A Practicing Lawyer -- May Be Breaking Campaign Reporting Laws

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

Just because you want to terminate your all-but-defunct congressional committee doesn't mean you can ignore federal regulators -- particularly when you're still sitting on a truckload of debt.

What I Learned on the Bus to Bentonville

Al Norman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Al Norman

Thirty-six years after Wal-Mart was founded, an organized group finally went into Mr. Sam's neighborhood to make it clear that the will of the people was to drive Wal-Mart out of hometown America. That's what brought us to Bentonville.

Undercover BBC Reporters Join Student Trip To North Korea

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2013 | Media

* BBC reporter posed as a PhD student to make film * London university says it put students at risk (Adds comment from journalist, ...

Kirsten Gillibrand 2016

Tessa Blake | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Tessa Blake

The easy narrative is that Kirsten Gillibrand is scrappy, tenacious and optimistic. And she is all those things. But that doesn't scratch the surface.

Promises Made In Secret

Samuel Brown | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion
Samuel Brown

In general terms, secrecy can suggest bad motives or suppressed scandal, but we must simultaneously recognize that there are times and places where respectful silence is still appropriate.

Child Beggars Raking In £100,000 A Year On London's Streets, BBC Investigation Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home

Child beggars on Britain’s streets are financing lavish lifestyles for Romanian criminals, according to an investigation by Panorama. Broadcast ...

Ex-Congressman: I Contemplated Suicide After Second DUI Arrest

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former congressman John Sweeney (R-N.Y.) described a rough patch in his life in an interview over the weekend, which began with his electoral defeat i...

Sam Stein

Richard Trumka: Momentum Grows For New AFL-CIO President Despite No Formal Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Pass the Employee Free Choice Act

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Passage of the Employee Free Choice Act is easy to justify on the basis of guaranteeing the basic human rights of working Americans.

Ryan Grim

AFL-CIO Memo Disses Reunification Reports

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The AFL-CIO is pushing back hard against reports that a new union federation could pave the way to the reunification of the labor movement. Washingt...

Ex-GOP Rep. Sweeney Arrested Again On D.W.I. Charge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Congressman John E. Sweeney was arrested early Sunday on charges of driving while intoxicated, his second arrest in less than 18 months. The S...

Obama To Host Labor Leaders While Issuing Executive Orders

Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has notified leading labor officials that it will host them at the White House tomorrow at an event where President Obama pla...

Hillary Clinton Rallies Senior Citizens And Union Members For Obama In Pittsburgh

Barbara White Stack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barbara White Stack

Pittsburgh, PA--At an event billed "Hot Dogs with Hillary," it was inevitable that an animal reference would pop up, after all, this campaign has been...

USW Helps Empower Workers on Firestone Plantation in Liberia

Fred Redmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Redmond

This is what unrestrained, immoral and disloyal multinational corporations have reduced us to: modern slavery.

2006 New York CD-20 General Election:
Sweeney (R-i) vs Gillibrand (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NY-20: Sweeney vs Gillibrand

AFL-CIO Organizing Vets Against McCain In Battleground States

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The AFL-CIO is mobilizing union members who are military veterans to work against Republican presidential candidate John McCain and...

Union Critical Of Obama's Top Economic Aide, Slams "Rubinomics"

The New York Times | LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Acting quickly after securing his party's presidential nomination, Barack Obama picked a well-known representative of Bill Clinton's economic policies...

Source: Former Rep. Stiffs Cab Driver After Ride From Strip Club

Times Union | Dan Higgins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Congressman John Sweeney had another brush with law enforcement after a local taxi company recently claimed Sweeney walked out on an $80 fare. ...