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More False Attacks From Kelly Ayotte’s Special Interest Backers

Kelly Ayotte’s Discredited Washington Special Interest Backers Launch More Desperate and Completely Baseless Attacks

CONCORD – Kelly Ayotte’s discredited Washington special interest backers launched two new baseless attack ads, continuing their vile and false efforts to politicize the heroin and opioid epidemic while also misleading Granite … Continue reading

At AARP Forum, Hassan Highlights Her Commitment to Protecting Social Security, Unlike Ayotte

MANCHESTER – Yesterday, Governor Maggie Hassan spoke at the AARP New Hampshire U.S. Senate Forum, highlighting her commitment to protecting and strengthening Social Security for years to come and preventing special interests from preying on seniors’ hard earned benefits.

“As Governor, I have always fought to support New … Continue reading

Van Ostern Pushes For Expanding Renewable Energy While Sununu Continues To Deny Science

Van Ostern Contrasts His Record Of Supporting Solar And Renewable Energy Projects

With Chris Sununu’s Steadfast Opposition To Renewable Energy Jobs

DURHAM, N.H. – Today, Colin Van Ostern, Democratic nominee for Governor, toured the Oyster River Forest Solar Array in Lee, where he … Continue reading

Leo W Gerard: Morning In America Delivered By Democrats

Nine years after the Great Recession began during the tax- and regulation-slashing Bush administration, some startlingly good economic news arrived from Washington, D.C., last week.

The incomes of typical Americans rose in 2015 by 5.2 percent, the first significant boost to middle-class pay since the end of the … Continue reading

Senator Ayotte’s War On Women’s Health And Reproductive Rights

Senator Kelly Ayotte claims to be standing up for Granite State women but her votes on the “Blunt Amendment”, the Affordable Care Act, and Planned Parenthood tell a very different tale.

Over the last five years in Washington, Sen. Ayotte voted six times to defund Planned Parenthood, which provides critical … Continue reading

UNIONS MATTER: The American Worker, Labor Day, & the Importance of Unions!

By Steven Weiner for Unions Matter

I am a labor activist who loves unions, and was proud to be a Local 2627, DC 37, AFSCME Executive Board member and Shop Steward My union fought for the benefits we now enjoy from the New York City Department of … Continue reading

Leo W Gerard: Dishonest Don

Donald Trump likes to brag on the campaign trail that he’s the best at bribing politicians. He said, for example, “When you give, they do whatever the hell you want them to do.”  But then, when he got caught giving and getting exactly what the hell he wanted, … Continue reading

I Call Them Heroes Everyday, Not Just On September 11th

Today marks the anniversary one of the most horrific moments in our nations history. Many other blogs have been asking “Do you remember where you were on September 11th?.” I am sure we all remember what we were doing.  Those images of the airplanes being flown into the World Trade … Continue reading

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Union Members Don't Love Donald Trump As He Claims

Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, bragged about his “tremendous support within unions.” “The workers love me,” he claimed. The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.

Union Busting: Legal Team Creates Unions To Raid Memberships, Benefiting Employers

A union busting legal firm, Seham Seham Meltz & Petersen, is working to undercut workers through divisive tactics and raiding the membership of United Association of Flight Attendants members.

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates To Push 'Right To Work' On NH Once Again

As Yogi Berra once put it, “It’s like Déjà vu, all over again.” The Republican Gubernatorial primary candidates just showed how out of touch they are with working families. WMUR reported this week at all of the GOP candidates for New Hampshire’s Governor came out in strong in support of the so-called Right To Work legislation.

UBER's Sharing Economy Is A New Name For Exploiting Workers

Uber and the “sharing economy” may be the biggest economic lie since “Right to Work.” The sharing economy is a fraud, a sham, a corporate marketing stunt to get people who believe that by using “on-demand” apps is somehow helping workers and not feeding the greedy capitalistic system.