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Laura Clawson is the Labor editor at Daily Kos Labor, and a contributing editor at Daily Kos.
Mike Pence Breaks Senate Tie to Confirm Betsy DeVos
Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: DailyKos
"She spent millions of dollars," a staffer for NC Senator Toomey said.
Trump Demands Credit for 'New' Jobs That Are Old News, Rage-Tweets When He Doesn't Get It
Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: Daily Kos
Are companies playing Trump, or is Trump playing the public? Either way, the blueprint is clear.
Union Workers, Not Donald Trump, Pushed Fiat Chrysler Into Creating 2,000 Jobs
Posted on: Jan 11, 2017, Source: Daily Kos Labor
Once again the narrative doesn't line up with reality.
No, Donald Trump Did Not Just Save Jobs at Ford
Posted on: Jan 4, 2017, Source: Daily Kos
Ford is the latest in the “no, not really” crew.
Paul Ryan Calls Russian Election Meddling 'Unacceptable,' but Investigate It? Let's Not Be Hasty
Posted on: Dec 12, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Ryan will put Republican interests first every time.
By Blocking Overtime Expansion, Trump Could Save Money Himself
Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Yet another potential conflict of interest.
Trump's Carrier Deal Doesn't Look So Good If You Read past the Headlines
Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
If you are interested in more than PR wins and losses, there are some big questions about the deal.
How the Electoral College Protects White Power
Posted on: Nov 25, 2016, Source: DailyKos
As with the Senate, the Electoral College gives small states disproportionate representation, and disenfranchises non-whites.
Trump's Federal Hiring Freeze Plan Won't Work — Unless the Point Is Damaging the Government
Posted on: Nov 16, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
This idea has major problems.
Obama's Executive Actions Have Raised Up Workers: Trump Has Vowed to Knock Them Back Down
Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
These are concrete ways Obama bypassed Congress to make workers’ lives better. They're in jeopardy.
McDonald's Settles with Franchise Workers for $3.75 Million in Wage Theft Lawsuit
Posted on: Nov 3, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
McDonald's is paying out millions.
Scott Walker Unintentionally (and Hilariously) Almost Endorsed Hillary Clinton for President
Posted on: Nov 1, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
The internet was quick to point out the flaws in the Wisconsin governor's sarcastic endorsement.
Donald Trump Is Polling at 17 Percent with Its Members, but SEIU Isn't Letting Up
Posted on: Oct 20, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Significantly, SEIU is majority women and majority people of color.
What You Need to Know About Debate Fact-Checks: Donald Trump Lies. A Lot. Tremendously. Big League
Posted on: Oct 20, 2016, Source: DailyKos
The man can barely speak without lying.
Are You One of the 50 Percent of Americans Donald Trump Thinks Is a Loser?
Posted on: Sep 14, 2016, Source: DailyKos
And more importantly, will that opinion follow you to the voting booth?
New Ad Shows Trump in His Own Words: 'I Love War.' 'Nuclear ... Is Very Important to Me.'
Posted on: Sep 7, 2016, Source: DailyKos
Priorities USA uses Trump's words against him in new attack ads.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Case Attacking Teachers
Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: DailyKos
The suit's backers are trying to pass a law denying teachers due process.
Teachers Unions Mean Better Teachers, New Study Says
Posted on: Jul 24, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Funny how all that rhetoric about teachers unions keeping illiterate monsters in the classroom turns out to be false.
Waterboarding Isn't 'Tough Enough' for Donald Trump
Posted on: Jun 29, 2016, Source: DailyKos
It was unclear if Trump was advocating for the United States to allow the same kind of behaviors that ISIL and other terror groups employ.
Panic in Trumpland: Trump Tells Controversial Campaign Manager 'You're Fired'
Posted on: Jun 20, 2016, Source: Daily Kos
Trump stuck Corey Lewandowski with him through his alleged assault of a reporter, but now he's gone amid other shakeups in the tanking campaign.
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