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68, And Sent Home For Wearing A Union Button! JFK Workers Strike!

September 18, 2014
By Joe Maniscalco 

Airport workers rally in defiance of bosses.

Queens, NY - JFK Airport workers fed up with their boss’s relentless anti-union campaign staged a one-day protest outside Terminal One this week - and they say more actions can be expected if management doesn’t quit harassing and spying on workers supportive of 32BJ SEIU. 

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NYC Appoints International Affairs Commissioner

September 17, 2014
By Amanda LoMonaco


New York, NY — Penny Abeywardena has been appointed commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs. Abeywardena, brings a wealth of experience in strategic relations and first-hand knowledge of international affairs to this position.

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President Shows Leadership in ISIL Battle

September 18, 2014
By John Zogby


Being the world's top superpower is not all it is cracked up to be. The American brand is still a strong one worldwide but the United States is increasingly viewed as a nation with its own self interests that do not always act in the best interests of other peoples or even consistently with its own principles.

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Democrats Lead Republicans in Congressional Poll

September 17, 2014
By John Zogby


One thing you should know before I even get started: I have never missed a Congressional generic ballot yet. No other polling company has published a generic ballot in September so this is the first out of the chute and the new Zogby Analytics matchup shows the Democrats leading by 12 points - 42% to 30%. Now, in the full interests of truth, the Congressional generic is not the best barometric reading for an election outcome, but it is at least a useful trend to watch. So this is not a prediction but look at what we found.

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Congress Concerned with Post Office Closings

September 17, 2014
By Stephanie West


Washington, DC - One hundred sixty members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to the leaders of the House Appropriations Committee on Sept. 11 urging them to stop devastating cuts to the Postal Service.
 

 

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Thank You for Choosing Me as the 52nd AD Democratic Candidate

September 16, 2014
By Jo Anne Simon


Three months ago we started this campaign standing on the steps of Borough Hall, Nydia on my right, Joan on my left, and a small cadre of volunteers on the steps around us. We promised that the number of people behind us would grow. And grow it did, as we took our campaign from one end of this district to the other and back again. We talked about the work I’ve done and the victories we achieved in this community over the past 30 years.

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