Democrats Add A Few More “FU’s” to Labor

By: Wednesday June 16, 2010 9:23 am

Remember when Dick Gephardt was running for President as “Mister Labor?’ I sure do. Well, no more. Add his name to the long list of middle fingers being thrown at labor by the Democratic party. He’s just signed on to help Sodexo in the midst of their dispute with the SEIU, as has former Gore [...]

If Menendez Thinks Labor Is A “DC Special Interest Group,” He Should Give Their $490,000 Back

By: Thursday June 10, 2010 3:30 pm

Robert Menendez, head of the DSCC, released a memo celebrating Blanche Lincoln’s victory over “powerful special interests in Washington DC,” the labor unions. The AFL-CIO’s Eddie Vale responds: The tens of thousands members of the Arkansas AFL-CIO are certainly not a DC special interest. ¬†They poured their hearts and souls into supporting a candidate who [...]

Menendez Is Jumping On The Trigger Bandwagon

By: Monday November 23, 2009 12:05 pm caught Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) pushing the trigger: Speaking inside the Hoboken University Medical Center emergency room, Menendez said today a modified public option could draw support from U.S. Sens. Bill [sic - should be Ben] Nelson (D-Neb.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), who announced their opposition to the elements of the bill over the [...]