Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced her sudden resignation on Wednesday in a move that surprised insiders, who quickly began speculating on potential replacements.
Lawmakers and activists are trying to rein in union exemptions from extortion laws after several high profile acts of suspected union sabotage in 2012.
The nation’s largest federal employee union has blocked the U.S. Air Force from implementing basic fitness standards for civilian police officers at Joint Base Andrews, home to Air Force One.
The U.S. faces a regulatory as well as a fiscal cliff in 2013 thanks to a slew of environmental regulations that could drive up the cost of electricity and put manufacturers out of business, according to a report authored by Sen. Jim Inhofe (R., Okla.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the Obama administration to explain why a federal pension insurer slashed the pensions of non-union employees as part of the General Motors (GM) bailout, while union benefits were preserved.
The foundation of a 2008 Obama bundler released a study Monday that misleadingly alleges Medicare reform would drive up costs for a majority of seniors.
President Barack Obama famously blamed the bad economy on a struggling public sector, but a new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report shows that pink slips have slowed among government workers, while jumping across much of private industry.
Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.) is bankrolling his reelection campaign with huge contributions from the bankers, lobbyists, and insiders he blasted during his first Senate run in 2006.
CHARLOTTE—More than 120 protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement turned up outside of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) calling for the arrest of President Barack Obama. The crowd consisted mainly of disaffected young voters who had eagerly cast their ballots for Obama in 2008.
CHARLOTTE — Republicans in North Carolina are attacking the Obama campaign’s assertion that Americans are better off than they were four years ago.