269Jan 22, 2013
Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting
Democratic National Committee Chair Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) and other party leaders spoke at the committee’s winter meeting on their agenda and challenges for the 113th ...
195Jul 24, 2010
Netroots Nation Conference
Senator Al Franken gave a keynote address at the Netroots Nation annual conference. In his remarks he spoke about the Democratic legislative agenda and focused on the need to preserve network ...
7,361Aug 28, 2008
2008 Democratic Convention, Day 4
The final day of the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado, had a theme of change. Events included the reading of party resolutions, and tributes to ...
78Nov 30, 2007
Democratic National Committee Fall Meeting
Presidential candidates spoke to Democratic Party members about a number of campaign issues and the future of the party.
Senator Clinton was scheduled to appear but cancelled ...
43Oct 1, 2007
Hispanic Public Policy Conference
At a Congressional Hispanic Caucus public policy conference, participants talked about minority and labor issues. Among the topics they addressed were immigration, union organizing in the ...
29Mar 22, 2006
National Day of Action on Immigrant Rights
Representatives from community, religious, and labor groups spoke about immigration policy. In their remarks they advocated comprehensive immigration reform embracing laborers, tax-paying ...
71Jul 25, 2005
2005 Labor Convention
America’s union members and leaders came together at Chicago’s Navy Pier July 25-28 for the convention “Building New Strength and Jobs for Working Families,” the 50th ...
21Jun 11, 2005
Democratic Party Agenda
Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean participated in the DNC Executive Committee Meeting. Former Governor Dean talked about the DNC’s accomplishments to date and plans for the ...
120May 4, 2005
Q&A with Linda Chavez-Thompson
Linda Chavez-Thompson was interviewed about her background, the history of the labor movement, her personal experiences with work on behalf of organized labor, the role of unions in politics, and ...
187Jul 26, 2004
Democratic National Convention, Day 1 Afternoon, Part 1
In the first part of the opening session of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, Democratic lawmakers and convention officials conducted convention business such as credentialing delegates, ...
38Oct 6, 2003
Participants talked to reporters about a voter drive, the use of technology to engage voters, turning out Hispanic voters, and establishing a progressive grassroots movement. Following their ...
25Mar 4, 2003
America and the Courts
Two press events on the nomination of Miguel Estrada to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit were shown. On Tuesday, March 4, 2003, Congressional Republicans held a rally in ...
17Nov 6, 2002
2002 Election Results
Labor leaders spoke about the results of the 2002 midterm elections, labor’s impact on the elections, and what the result could mean for the labor movement. Following their remarks they ...
17May 7, 2002
Working Women Study
Participants talked to reporters about a recent survey on working women. Several women also spoke about their experiences in the workforce, conditions for women in the work place, and ...
49Apr 16, 2002
Equal Pay for Equal Work Rally
Participants talked about inequality between men’s and women’s pay and voiced their support for the paycheck fairness act being considered by Congress.
12Mar 18, 2002
Immigrant Worker Justice in the United States
Participants talked about immigrant labor in the U.S. Among the issues they discussed were conditions in the immigrant workforce following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, worker exploitation, ...
31Jun 11, 2001
Privatizing Social Security
Participants spoke to reporters about their objections to proposals to partially privatize individual Social Security accounts. Following their remarks they answered questions from the ...
33Apr 3, 2001
Participants talked to reporters about the pay equity gap between men and women. They announced legislation designed to help narrow the income disparity between men and women. Following ...
247Aug 14, 2000
Democratic National Convention Day 1 Afternoon
Candidates, officials and others spoke to delegates about the Democratic agenda. They also approved reports from several committees and approved the party platform.
33Apr 12, 2000
Rally Against Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China
Union leaders and others urged Congress not to enact legislation granting China permanent normal trade relations, saying that such a status would take American jobs, do nothing to curb human rights ...
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