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Laura Clawson is the Labor editor at Daily Kos Labor, and a contributing editor at Daily Kos.
Millions More Workers to Get Overtime Pay—Thanks, Obama
Posted on: May 18, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
4.2 million people will automatically become eligible for overtime pay.
A Scalia-less, Deadlocked Supreme Court Has Spared Unions...For Now
Posted on: Mar 29, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Labor activists are breathing a sigh of relief after a 4-4 tie.
Obama Trolls Ted Cruz and Donald Trump at State Dinner with Canada
Posted on: Mar 11, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Thanks for not building that wall, Canada.
Latinos Rush to Become Citizens in Time to Vote Against Donald Trump
Posted on: Mar 8, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Naturalization applications are up 11% and counting, even more than previous election years.
Marco Rubio's Lousy Campaign Meets Reality: Losing to Ted Cruz
Posted on: Mar 7, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Rubio’s campaign has a couple of big problems. One is that it’s not much of a campaign.
Rubio Takes the Republican Primary to the Locker Room With Penis Taunt
Posted on: Mar 1, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
At least one GOP candidate's humor is stuck in high school.
Trump Las Vegas Hotel Is Not Letting Up on Its Fight Against Its Own Workers
Posted on: Feb 25, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
The Trump Organization fights on—to deny its workers their right to organize.
Jeb! Bush Unveils Plan to Make Millions of Americans Hungry and Sick
Posted on: Jan 8, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Bush wants to deprive needy Americans of aid.
Clinton Suggests She Would Close Most Low-Income Schools
Posted on: Dec 28, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
“I wouldn’t keep any school open that wasn’t doing a better than average job,” Clinton said
14 People Are Dead, But Hey, Donald Trump Thinks His Poll Numbers Might Get a Boost
Posted on: Dec 3, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Donald Trump retweeted the wisdom that 'his poll numbers jump every time instances like this occur.'
Republicans Head Into Debate with Crazy Carson on Top and Rand Paul Mad About Being Dissed
Posted on: Oct 28, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Here's a little suggestion for a first question for Dr. Carson.
Papa John's Stores to Pay $500,000 Wage Theft Settlement
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."
The GOP Candidates' Absurd Responses to Dem Debate
Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Mike Huckabee stole the night with his creepy dog joke.
Speaker John Boehner to Resign from Congress
Posted on: Sep 25, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
He'll give up his House seat at the end of October.
Donald Trump Isn't Sure if Being Anti-Muslim Is Necessarily Being a Bigot
Posted on: Sep 23, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Bigotry to defend bigotry while denying the original bigotry was in fact bigotry.
Donald Trump Busts Out the Anti-Vaxxer Talk, And Ben Carson Partially Signs On
Posted on: Sep 17, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Carson, a respected pediatric neurosurgeon, sinks to a new low.
Scott Walker Pledges All-Out Assault on Workers and Unions
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.
New York Times Is Sorry It Screwed Up Correcting a Story, Not Sorry It Screwed Up the Story
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.
Ohio Senator Pushes For Greater Accountability and Transparency in Charter School Operations
Posted on: Jul 8, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Democrat Sherrod Brown is behind the newly introduced Charter School Accountability Act.
Maine Governor Wants to Take Candy from Poor Kids—Literally
Posted on: Apr 24, 2015, Source: Daily Kos
Extreme right-winger wants to limit what poor people can buy with food stamps.
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