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Working Class

(CBS)

East Bay Congressman Wants Federal Minimum Wage At $10.10 An Hour

A Congressman from the East Bay co-introduced legislation in Washington on Tuesday that calls for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

03/05/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only Attacks

Sitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.

09/05/2012

A construction crane. (AP)

Oakland Uptown Development Breaks Ground, Hopes To Attract ‘Working Class’

Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood is welcoming the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing development that will take about 15 months to complete.

05/19/2012

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