Stories by Laura Clawson

Laura Clawson is the Labor editor at Daily Kos Labor, and a contributing editor at Daily Kos.  subscribe to Laura Clawson's feed

Posted on: Oct 28, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Here's a little suggestion for a first question for Dr. Carson.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

"At a certain point you see a pattern and start to think maybe the parent company has something to do with it."

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Mike Huckabee stole the night with his creepy dog joke.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

He'll give up his House seat at the end of October.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Bigotry to defend bigotry while denying the original bigotry was in fact bigotry.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Carson, a respected pediatric neurosurgeon, sinks to a new low.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Walker is proposing a virtual wipe-out of union rights and any advances for workers under President Obama.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

The paper was quick to correct a story, but wouldn't admit it messed up in the first place.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Democrat Sherrod Brown is behind the newly introduced Charter School Accountability Act.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Extreme right-winger wants to limit what poor people can buy with food stamps.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2015, Source: DailyKos

The action in Pico Rivera, California, is linked to a store that has been the center of labor organizing.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

The O'Connor family insists that they should retain the right to refuse gay customers.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

They promised no union-busting, but are already pushing back against unionization efforts.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

The GOP throws a bit of a monkey wrench at the hopes of an agreement between the U.S. and Iran.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

This is what happens when Republican legislators determine the school curriculum.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2015, Source: Daily Kos

Congressional Republicans are unlikely to raise the federal minimum wage. But local governments are stepping up.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Cantor gets to keep working in the same city, getting a new set of fancy titles and a big pile of money.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: Daily Kos Labor

Warren nails heartless bankers who don't forgive loans when student dies.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

The idea that children should never be more than five feet from their parents is getting ridiculously out of control.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Wait, why is he still talking?

Posted on: Jul 14, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Workers have to use a swipe card to use the facilities.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Why would anyone listen to Paul Wolfowitz at this point?

Posted on: Jun 13, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Tragic consequence of criminalization of poverty.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Anti-Bergdahl soldiers have been getting some 'professional' help.

Posted on: May 15, 2014, Source: DailyKos

The abruptly-canned editor was seen as "pushy" and is said to have asked for pay parity with predecessor.

Posted on: May 8, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Subway CEO Fred DeLuca: "I'm not concerned."

Posted on: May 2, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Or, none of the above?

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

Does anyone believe the b.s. he's peddling about poverty?

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

The slut-shaming never stops with the Fox radio host.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

While many more have been added to it's rolls, those in gap states still don't have the comfort of Medicaid coverage.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: Daily Kos

More than 900 gay and lesbian couples have been able to marry in the state.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

No bed available for desperately sick young man.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

Meanwhile, measure to raise it to$15 per hour in SeaTac, Washington is leading.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

The only hope for passing ENDA through this Congress is making it too hot to handle and forcing Boehner to let it come to the floor.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

In the early days of shock and grief, these families will have to worry about how to get by with a paycheck that's ended abruptly.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

Rep. Ted Yoho has a novel theory of what failing to raise the debt limit would do.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

A $90 cut in the groceries a family can buy in a month is a big deal for a family that's already pinching every penny to get enough to eat.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

Dept. of Ag. would cut half its inspectors, and replace them with inspectors employed by companies themselves . . . to speed things up.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

USC is far from alone in wanting to bury sexual assault and rape complaints.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: Daily Kos

A new bill would ban abortion from the moment something resembling a fetal heartbeat could be detected, usually at six weeks.