Oct 16, 2014

Political Action Update

With less than 20 days before Election Day, Nov. 4, CWA members and activists are participating in get out the vote activities in the effort to elect leaders who will support working families.

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Oct 9, 2014

Help Get Out the Vote

With less than 30 days until Election Day, CWA activists are doing everything possible to help get out the vote for these very important elections.

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Oct 9, 2014

Why Doesn’t the Supreme Court Want North Carolina Citizens to Vote?

Yesterday, the Supreme Court overruled the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that restored at least some voting protections to North Carolina citizens.

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Oct 9, 2014

David Perdue: ‘I spent most of my career’ outsourcing

In Georgia, Republican David Perdue has been promoting himself as a "job creator." He forgot to mention that those jobs were created abroad, not in the U.S.

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Oct 9, 2014

GOP Senate Candidate: Equal Pay Laws Are ‘Campaign Gimmicks’

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, the GOP nominee running against Democratic Senator Kay Hagan, is making sorry excuses for his opposition to equal pay laws.

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Oct 9, 2014

Truth Prevails in Iowa

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Oct 9, 2014

Campaign Finance Reform Comes to South Dakota

Campaign finance reformers are coming to the aid of Democrat Rick Weiland in his South Dakota Senate race.

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Oct 9, 2014

Elections Are About Choices

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman is doing a hard sell on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but ordinary Americans aren't buying.

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Oct 9, 2014

Next CWA Telephone Town Hall Call on Oct. 16

Sign up now for the next CWA town hall call, on Thursday, Oct. 16, starting at 7:30 pm ET. The call will last half an hour.

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Sep 11, 2014

BREAKING: Senate Republicans Block Final Vote on Constitutional Amendment

A statement by Larry Cohen.

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Sep 11, 2014

Senate Action This Week on Historic Amendment to Get Money Out of Politics

The historic fight to wrest control of American politics from the super rich began this week in the U.S. Senate with a vote to allow debate of a Constitutional Amendment that seeks to invalidate recent Supreme Court rulings that flooded our political system with money from corporations and the 1 percent.

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Sep 11, 2014

Political Action Update

Political Action Update: Primary Elections and Candidacies.

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Sep 11, 2014

A Texan Rising

Texas Lieutenant Governor Candidate Leticia Van de Putte came to Washington this week for meetings, including with the Texas Congressional delegation, and CWA hosted a breakfast in her honor.

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Sep 8, 2014

CWA Statement on the ‘Democracy for All’ Constitutional Amendment

We commend the Senators showing support for a fair election process, not one controlled by a flood of corporate and big money contributions. Majority support in the Senate demonstrates change is possible.

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Sep 4, 2014

Fight Back Against Big Money in Politics

On Sept. 8, the U.S. Senate has an historic opportunity to begin to restore some balance in our political system by voting yes on S.J. Resolution 19, a Constitutional Amendment to enable Congress to limit political spending and get big money out of politics.

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Sep 4, 2014

Princeton Experts Say: ‘We’re No Longer Living In a Democracy’

A new Princeton University study has some bad news: Our democracy has slowly transformed into an oligarchy.

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Sep 4, 2014

“Zombie Republicans” Fail to Address Immigration

In some great street theatre in Bakersfield, California, a citizen coalition of CWAers, SEIU members, immigration activists and allies, and community and faith activists called out House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) and other House Republicans for their failure to take up comprehensive immigration reform.

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Sep 4, 2014

Sept. 21: Join the Largest Climate March in History

Get ready to march! On Sept. 21, CWA is partnering with more than 1,000 organizations to demand that world leaders take action to battle climate change.

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Aug 28, 2014

President Cohen’s Labor Day 2014 Message

Working Americans can't just wait for the next president.

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Aug 28, 2014

Cohen: There is No Hope for Economic Justice or Democracy if We Are Divided

CWA President Larry Cohen was one of 200 people arrested for civil disobedience outside the White House as part of the National Day to Fight for Families to protest the deportations that are breaking families apart.

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