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  • iMail , News August 14, 2012

    The Paul Ryan Record: Just the Facts

    Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan has just a 16 percent lifetime voting record on working family issues in his 12 years in Congress. Here are some things you need to know about the Republican Vice-Presidential nominee: 1. Ryan’s Budget Plan Ends Medicare. Medicare would be replaced with an underfunded, privatized voucher program. This program would

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  • iMail , News March 15, 2012

    AFL-CIO Endorses Obama for President

    Members of the AFL-CIO General Board “voted proudly and enthusiastically” this week to endorse President Obama for a second term. The board includes the Executive Council members, a chief officer of each affiliated union and the trade and industrial departments created by the AFL-CIO Constitution and four regional representatives of the state federations. The vote

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  • News May 25, 2011

    Column: Is Obama grounding JFK’s space legacy?

    By Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell and Gene Cernan “First, I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more

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  • iMail , News April 1, 2010

    Obama Appoints Two Pro-Union NLRB Nominees

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) gained two labor-friendly members this week as President Obama exercised his power to make appointments while the Senate is in recess. Most of the nominees were approved by Senate committees months ago, but were being held up by Republican opposition. Labor lawyers Craig Becker and Mark Pearce will join

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