Advocacy Group Opinion This category contains the most recent releases and statements from a huge range of advocacy and lobby groups and coalitions. Find responses to political and policy decisions, calls for investigations and action, and announcements of new partnerships, protests, legal actions, fundraising events, educational efforts and awareness campaigns. This section also contains results and reports from studies, opinion polls, and surveys.

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00:17 ET Largest federal employee union applauds Clinton pick of Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

In response to the announcement that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has selected U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running...


Jul 22, 2016, 23:03 ET Senator Tim Kaine a Congressional Friend of Irish National Caucus

 Saturday, July 23— Irish-Americans are excited at Hillary Clinton's choice for her Vice Presidential candidate. U.S. Senator (D-VA) Tim...


Jul 22, 2016, 17:36 ET Federal union leader says Trump wrong on TSA, wrong on VA

Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump used his nomination speech Thursday night to disparage the dedicated public servants who deliver...


Jul 22, 2016, 15:22 ET SAF Slams Media Cover For Clinton's Campaign Against Second Amendment

The Second Amendment Foundation today condemned attempts by the agenda-driven media, led by CBS, to provide cover for Democrat Hillary Rodham...


Jul 22, 2016, 15:00 ET Message To America: Hope Is Alive In Detroit

The following is being released by Luther Keith, Executive Director, ARISE Detroit! I was amused, and maybe a bit perturbed, when I saw in one of...


Jul 22, 2016, 14:59 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Expressing Disappointment over the Supreme Court's Ruling on the DAPA and DACA Case

On July 15, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, issued a statement expressing disappointment over the Supreme Court's 4-4 ruling...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:45 ET FERC Issues Draft EIS For Penneast Pipeline Despite Missing Data, Intense Opposition And Disputed Need For The Project

 ReThink Energy NJ, New Jersey Conservation Foundation, and the Stony Brook – Millstone Watershed Association today released the...


Jul 22, 2016, 11:38 ET Declaración del Rev. Samuel Rodríguez, pastor y presidente de la Conferencia de Liderazgo Cristiano Hispano Nacional (National Hispanic Leadership Conference, NHCLC) sobre el discurso de Donald Trump en la Convención Nacional Republicana

"No basta con decir simplemente que se desea mantener la seguridad de Estados Unidos, al mismo tiempo que se marginaliza a comunidades...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Southwest Airlines Pilots Join Mechanics for Informational Picket

 Pilots from the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) joined mechanics from Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) Local 11...


Jul 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Organizations World Wide Call On World Bank President Kim To Step Down

Nearly sixty inflamed leaders from environmental and human rights organizations, including Foundation Earth, called on World Bank President Kim to...


Jul 22, 2016, 07:30 ET Update: Brigham and Women's Hospital Faulkner Nurses Holding Informational Picket on Friday, July 22

The 385 Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital (BWFH) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), will hold an informational...


Jul 22, 2016, 01:09 ET Statement from Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Pastor and President of the National Hispanic Leadership Conference (NHCLC) Regarding Donald Trump's Republican National Convention Speech

"It's not enough to simply say you want to keep America safe, while marginalizing entire communities in the same breath. To keep America...


Jul 21, 2016, 23:00 ET 2016 GOP Convention Prepared Remarks for Thursday Evening Speakers

The 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC) is holding its final day of proceedings in Cleveland, Ohio, today. The speakers featured in the...


Jul 21, 2016, 20:28 ET 2016 GOP Convention Releases Excerpts from Thursday Evening Speakers

The 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC) is holding its final day of proceedings in Cleveland, Ohio, today. The events and speakers featured...


Jul 21, 2016, 20:03 ET USW Confirms USDOC Final Duties on Cold-Rolled Steel

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), confirmed today's final duty orders by the U.S. Department of Commerce...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:11 ET Live 360 Degree Video Gives GOP Convention Viewers a Bold New Experience

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on stage during the Republican National Convention? Now, that question can be...


Jul 21, 2016, 18:01 ET Hudson Institute Releases Report on the ISIS Propaganda Ploy to Hide its Genocide of Christians

 Today, Hudson Institute released The ISIS Genocide of Middle Eastern Christian Minorities and Its Jizya Propaganda Ploy, a report produced by...


Jul 21, 2016, 14:35 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation President And CEO La June Montgomery Tabron Calls For Racial Healing And Unity In Speech To National Council Of La Raza

 La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), will deliver a plenary address at the National Council of...


Jul 21, 2016, 13:35 ET CAIR: Muslims to Urge Dems to Focus on Civil Rights, Refugees, Policing Reforms at Philadelphia Convention

On Monday, July 25, the Council on American-Islamic (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a news...


Jul 21, 2016, 13:03 ET AAM: A Scene-Setting Town Hall Meeting at the DNC

For the first time in a modern American presidential campaign, a debate on trade and manufacturing policy has taken center stage in both...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:45 ET Union: Nathan Littauer Hospital Agrees To Pay Nurses Back Wages After An Illegal Lockout In January

  Nathan Littauer Hospital (NLH) has agreed to pay members of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) back wages after illegally...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:25 ET Teamster Airline Mechanics At Piedmont Airlines Ratify Contract

Approximately 300 Piedmont Airlines mechanics from Teamsters Locals 210, 355 and 776 have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a five-year contract with...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:35 ET TONIGHT: FOX News to Air Fairness USA TV Ad Featuring Transgender American during RNC

A national TV ad featuring a transgender woman will air on FOX News tonight during the network's coverage of Donald Trump officially...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:11 ET Essex County Legislators Call on the President of Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack to Negotiate a "Fair Contract" with Nurses to Ensure "Best Care" for the Community

The state legislative delegation representing communities served by Steward Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley (HFHMV) this week sent a...


Jul 21, 2016, 07:13 ET New Government Policy Will Exclude Thousands of American Small Businesses: ASBL Reports

 The General Services Administration (GSA) proposed a new policy on June 20th that could exclude thousands of small businesses that are...