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Democratic presidential candidates participating in the AFSCME forum responded in real time as news developed of the deadly mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg condemned President Trump for allowing white nationalism and gun violence to flourish under his watch.
Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and others in the 2020 field promised public-sector employees they would make it easier to bargain collectively.
Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) tells the AFSCME forum why she updated her proposed health care policy.
The Washington state governor promised to make sure clean energy jobs are “good-paying union jobs.”
Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney explains why he doesn’t think he should be running as a Republican.
"It’s not just the oil companies ... We have beaten the drug companies, we have beaten the tobacco companies," Steyer said at a forum for Democratic candidates.
The 2020 Democratic candidate has made controversial comments on physical and mental health care.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer appeals to union workers and says he was the first of the democratic presidential candidates to advocate for a wealth tax.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke informs AFSCME forum attendees of the active shooter in his hometown of El Paso, Texas.
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson tells the AFSCME forum she believes vaccines work, but says she is suspicious of big pharma. She also tells HuffPost’s Amanda Terkel that it’s “absolutely not true” that the measles outbreaks occurred only after people opted out of getting vaccinated.
Joe Biden explains that when he said “give me a break” about millennials’ struggles, he meant they should become engaged members of their communities and work to improve them.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) tells the AFSCME forum he’d make public education a priority when asked about his past support of controversial charter schools.
While speaking at the AFSCME forum in Las Vegas, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro defended the Obama administration’s actions on immigration reform, saying they improved over time.
Public service workers value service, sacrifice and humility; he celebrates greed, vanity and celebrity. We're too busy worrying about reality -- paying the bills, making a difference in our neighborhoods - to be reality TV stars.
"Public service workers in state government protect kids, care for veterans, keep us safe and more," AFSCME Council 31 Executive
Beginning today in Las Vegas, AFSCME members will gather for our 42nd International Convention. And we do so at a time both of great peril and promise for public service workers and the American labor movement as a whole.
"If protesting solved problems, Illinois wouldn't have any problems."