Republican super PACs ramp up spending in House races

Republican super PACs ramp up spending in House races

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The common thread in ads this week is a focus on the Dems’ agenda under Pelosi. | AP Photo

By JAKE SHERMAN | 9/17/12 4:59 AM EDT

With 50 days and counting until Election Day, a pair of outside political groups supporting House Republicans is unleashing $7 million of TV ads in contested congressional districts.

A pair of related groups linked to House GOP leadership, the American Action Network and Congressional Leadership Fund, is launching a fresh $3 million advertising campaign targeting races in the Midwest, California and one in Texas.

This is on top of $4 million that the YG Action Fund – a super PAC associated with Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) – has on television in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Massachusetts. Continue reading “Republican super PACs ramp up spending in House races”

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Palermo Workers Strike a Major Focus on Labor Day in Milwaukee and Nationally

Palermo Workers Strike a Major Focus on Labor Day in Milwaukee and Nationally

The now three month old strike at Palermo’s was a focus of Milwaukee’s annual Labor Day parade on September 3, as well as celebrations of labor in nearby Racine, Madison, and even as far away as Los Angeles, California.

Striking members of the Palermo Workers Union joined with the local United Steelworkers contingent in the annual Milwaukee Labor Day parade and Labor Fest. Many Palermo workers brought their families and children, some of whom also carried signs, flags, banners, noisemakers, and informational literature. Continue reading “Palermo Workers Strike a Major Focus on Labor Day in Milwaukee and Nationally”