American Federation Of Teachers News
Detroit Teachers to Return to Classroom After 2-Day Sick-Out
Detroit teachers who closed city schools for two days by calling out sick say they will return to the classroom
Hillary Clinton Looks to Sweep Bernie Sanders in 5 Primaries
Clinton and Sanders are competing especially hard in delegate-rich Pennsylvania.
American Federation of Teachers Endorses Hillary Clinton For President
Hillary Clinton has scored the first national labor endorsement of the election cycle. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) today chose to back Clinton in the Democratic primary for president. "In vision, in experience and in leadership, Hillary Clinton is the champion working families need in
Party Wars - What Are They Good For? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES GOP SEIZES ON DEMOCRATS’ ‘WAR ON WOMEN’: Turnabout is fair play according to Republicans who are now turning the “war on women” back on Democrats. With the help of a few local Democratic politicians with sordid pasts (Anthony Weiner...
Hillary Clinton Super PAC Pulls Donors from Obamaland
Hillary Clinton’s super PAC is up and running with millions in the bank. Some of it comes from President Obama’s biggest financial backers in 2012. The group Ready for Hillary, created by supporters of the former secretary of state, raised $1.25 million in its first...
Asiana Flight 214 Investigation Update
National Transportation Safety Board head details the latest news about Saturday's deadly crash.
Obama Versus's Rahm on Education
A look at the Obama administration on education and the policies at the heart of the Chicago strike
DNC Convention Hall Reaches Capacity, Hundreds Shut Out
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Nearly four hours before President Obama would accept the Democratic Nomination for president, the gates outside the Time Warner Center were locked and hundreds of would-be attendees turned away. At one of the main entrances to the arena located at North College...
International Man Of Mitt-stery
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone), CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) and ELIZABETH HARTFIELD (@LizHartfield) NOTABLES: MITT ROMNEY’S EURO-TRIP CONTINUES. Mitt Romney has landed in Gdansk, Poland — the third and final county on his week-long overseas trip. While there he plans to meet with Polish Prime ...
AFL-CIO, Labor Unions Line Up Behind Obama
The nation’s largest labor unions, whose support has been a mainstay of the Democratic Party, have set aside their frustrations and disappointments in President Obama and formally lined up behind his bid for a second term. Today the American Federal of Labor and Congress of...