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  • Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August

    Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August
    With tea party Republicans threatening to shut down the government in an effort to roll back President Obama's healthcare law, several progressive groups are teaming up in a new effort to convince skeptical voters of the benefits of the new law....
  • Local officials endorse Reibman

     
    Glenn Reibman has received a slew of endorsements from local officials throughout Northampton County, including Glendon Mayor Charles Seip, Forks Township Supervisor Robert Egolf, Pen Argyl Constable Paul Gilmore, Easton Deputy Mayor Ken Brown and...
  • Bethlehem firefighters union endorses McClure

     
    The Bethlehem Firefighters Local 735 on Tuesday announced it is endorsing Northampton County executive candidate Lamont McClure. "As firefighters we have seen first hand what mismanagement can do to public service," union President Dave Saltzer said....
  • Greuel to explore pension changes for existing city employees, backer says

     
    A co-chairman of Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel’s mayoral campaign told business leaders Wednesday that his candidate will explore an increase in the retirement age for current city workers. A day before she is set to meet with the......
  • GOP $$$ laps Florida Democrats leading into next week’s primary

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Thanks to gambling interests, utilities, and theme parks, Florida Republicans out-raised the state Democratic Party more than 4-to-1 over the last four months, according to party fundraising reports filed Friday. For the period from...
  • Union threatens prison health-care privatization lawsuit

     
    By Margie Menzel, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Another lawsuit over prison health care looms as the latest salvo in a protracted struggle between the state Department of Corrections and the union representing state workers. The 14-...
  • The Times California voter guide is here

     
    More than $200 million already has gone to the 11 propositions on the November ballot in California, including competing budget proposals from Gov. Jerry Brown and civil-rights attorney Molly Munger, a proposal to end to the death penalty, and labeling......
  • Arizona political group dumps $11 million into California races

     
    An obscure Arizona political group pumped $11 million into California politics this week, shaking up two of this year's most closely watched campaigns....
  • Singh endorsed by public employees union

     
    Rick Singh, the Democrat who seems to be giving incumbent Republican property appraiser Bill Donegan all he wants, has picked up a big Labor endorsement. The candidate announced today he's won the nod of the AFSCME Florida Council 79, said to be the ...
  • Bob Casey hits an AFSCME phone bank near Harrisburg.

     
    With the clock ticking down to Election Day, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey spent part of his Monday night courting some of the voters who will count most for him on Tuesday: Union workers who were running a phone bank at......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Final Push --- the Battle for the 'Burbs.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We never thought we'd hear ourselves say this, but Pennsylvania, thank you for being the stick-in-the-mud, stuck-in-your-ways kind of state that's driven us batty for more than a decade. That's because the state's...