Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc), a tea party favorite, insulted minimum wage workers at a recent constituent event, saying that "when you’re a good worker you don’t stay at minimum wage for long." Johnson has a strong record supporting the one
Well, the Senate Dems passed this yesterday. But the bill only applies to the eligibility period. It extends the deadlines for the unemployed to recei
MotherJones: The Labor Department reported today that the unemployment rate rose from 5.0 percent to 5.5 percent in May, the largest monthly spike i
How positively ... Rovian: Matt Ortega: Republicans battling for the party's nomination in a South Carolina State House primary stooped to unbelie
Via WFSA: (h/t L.A. Confidential) You might say this year's regular legislative session will be known for politics, a pay raise, and a punch. Repu
Salon: (watch short ad for day pass) Not only did the World Bank president find his companion Shaha Ali Riza a cushy job in the State Department, b
Reading this op-ed in the USA Today that I found on Kos, I was wondering how Ken Mehlman would be able to spin it as an attack piece against Valerie.
"Should any political party attempt to abolish Social Security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear