Hillary Clinton on Thursday won the endorsement of the AFL-CIO, the nation's largest labor federation, in another sign of her consolidation of the Democratic party heading into next month's convention.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
This week the U.S. Transportation Secretary warned the federal Highway Trust Fund may run out of money later this year. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Bob Cusack, Managing Editor for The Hill, about the logistics of the fund and how state…
By PBS NewsHour
Interview with libertarian Charles Murray on America's 'Coming Apart.'…
Judy Woodruff talks to Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, a voluntary federation of 57 U.S. and international labor unions. Many AFL-CIO members would be affected by pending state-level legislation that would cut collective-bargaining rights for public employees.
By Business Desk
Editor’s note: Tonight on the NewsHour, Paul profiles Richard Trumka, the newly elected president of the AFL-CIO, the labor federation representing 57 unions and 11.5 million…
As AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka works to protect organized labor from the excesses of big business, he faces dwindling ranks, splits among union groups, and diminished public support. Paul Solman reports.
President Barack Obama kicked off a critical week for his health care reform effort with a Labor Day speech Monday to AFL-CIO members in Cincinnati. The president is aiming to refocus a debate that analysts say spun out of his…
As the U.S. trade deficit hits a record $800 billion a year and manufacturing jobs continue to flow overseas, AFL-CIO policy director Thea Lee discusses free trade's impact on U.S. jobs.
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