Latest May Day Items
Sen. Dick Durbin joined thousands of union activists, anarchists and proud Marxists for a May Day rally Wednesday, speaking about the importance of immigration reform.
The latest version of the Senate immigration bill still repeals E-Verify but keeps it operational in the meantime so businesses in states that require its use can keep using it over the next five years.
Demonstrators demanded an overhaul of immigration laws Wednesday in an annual, nationwide ritual that carried a special sense of urgency as Congress considers sweeping legislation that would bring many of the estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. illegally out of the shadows.
Three men accused of making Molotov cocktails had been planning to attack President Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home and other targets during this weekend's NATO summit, prosecutors said Saturday.
"Every time a bank fails, an angel gets its wings." So goes a graffito in Manhattan's East Village. One block away, as marchers occupied Broadway on May Day, their picket signs pleaded, "Millionaires must pay their fair share" and "No free ride for Wall Street."