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Americans are Seeking Out Good Union Jobs

January 28, 2015
By AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka


Washington, DC - The recent release of the annual union membership numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that in this economic recovery, people are either seeking out good union jobs or taking matters into their own hands by forming unions to raise wages and ensure that new jobs are good jobs.

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Governmental Support for Child Care is Critical

January 27, 2015
By SEIU President Mary Kay Henry 


Washington, DC -- President Obama's announcement of plans to expand block grants to support child care for low-wage workers, and his proposal to enlarge tax credits for middle-class earners, are very welcome steps to restoring prosperity for working people and promise a brighter future for young children.

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Hillary’s Lead Over GOP Frontrunners Shrinks

January 28, 2015
By John Zogby


Washington, DC - The January Zogby Analytics Poll shows former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton keeping her leads over possible GOP contenders in 2016 - but her leads narrowing significantly.

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Thank You Barbara Boxer

January 27, 2015
By Sherrod Brown


It was a bittersweet moment when I heard that Senator Barbara Boxer was retiring.

She’s served the families of California in Congress for three decades. Her list of accomplishments is far too long for this article. She’s stood up for privacy rights, for the right to choose, and for American workers’ retirement accounts for a long time.

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Mitt Leads But Rubio Rises

January 28, 2015
By John Zogby


A new Zogby Analytics of likely Republican primary voters shows that the 2012 nominee is in the lead for 2016, but only three points ahead of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and current Florida Senator Marco Rubio. The poll of 223 likely primary voters was conducted online January 16-18 and has a margin of sampling error of +/-6.6 percentage points.

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Pollster: The Political Battle for 2016 Has Begun

January 22, 2015
By John Zogby


Washington, D.C.—The battle for the presidential elections in 2016 has begun. A President who has taken credit for extricating the U.S. from two major wars in the Middle East just launched a new one on Tuesday evening, figuratively speaking. The battlefield is more about the future than the present.

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