Leo Gerard on Ed Schultz: Labor is “Not the Democratic Party’s ATM Machine”

By: Thursday June 10, 2010 5:52 pm

Leo Gerard is President of the 1.2 million member Steelworkers Union — also the biggest union in Arkansas.  Last cycle, the Steelworkers gave $25,000 to the DSCC, whose head Bob Menendez is now praising Blanche Lincoln for “standing up” to them as a “DC special interest.” In spite of this, Menendez now says he expects [...]

Ed Schultz on Petty White House Triumphalism

By: Wednesday June 9, 2010 4:16 pm

The sneering comments by a “Senior White House Aide” regarding organized labor and how they should use their money were echoed by Robert Gibbs today. Ed Schultz responds, stating the obvious: “If it wasn’t for labor, Barack Obama would not be the President of the United States, and all these ‘experts’ would not be in [...]

Hey North Dakota, What Do You Think About Ed Schultz?

By: Wednesday January 6, 2010 3:31 pm

Here’s a question for Firedoglake’s North Dakota activists about this Senate race. Do you think Ed Schultz should run to be your next Senator? Please take a few minutes to fill out our survey.