Keith Ellison and the Worker-Led Wage Wave

Monday, July 28, 2014 Rep. Keith Ellison, activist Joseph Geevarghese, and Eskow on The Zero Hour at this month’s Netroots Nation conference.

Heart of the Party 2014 Performance by Keith & Rep. Frank Hornstein Good Jobs Nation video thanking the Progressive Caucus for support! Get Out and Attend your Precinct Caucus

New law will restore a financial lifeline to Somalia

A bill passed Friday by the U.S. Senate may soon make it easier for Somali-Americans to again wire money to relatives in east Africa.

Volunteer of the Week: Beth Richards

Beth has consistently voiced a willingness to help out and is always dependable. She is also spectacular at recruiting volunteers over the phone and “has a voice made for connecting with voters.”

Obama overhauls federal contracting rules

President Obama stood on the side of American workers, signing an executive order making it harder for companies with labor law violations to get federal contracts.

Volunteer of the Week: Nancy Bontreger

Nancy thinks it’s important to be involved in campaigning because it is important that people work for their future and the future of others.

PETITION: Union Organizing as a Civil Right

Join me, my friends at DFA, and Rep. John Lewis in becoming one of the first Americans to support our new bill establishing union organizing as a civil right.

Volunteer of the Week: Kevin Nash

Kevin thinks it’s important to be involved in campaigning because you’ll become more aware of current local, national, and world issues.