Daily Archives: July 8, 2014

Mowrer’s strength is beyond talking points

At the beginning of the conversation, Democrat Jim Mowrer sounds exactly like every other challenger hoping to unseat a well-established incumbent. In Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, Mowrer is up against Republican Steve King, who is seeking a seventh term. “There’s … Continue reading

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Labor History

July 09 The worst rail accident in U.S. history occurs when two trains pulled by 80-ton locomotives collided head-on at Dutchman’s curve in west Nashville, Tenn. 101 people died, another 171 were injured – 1918 New England Telephone “girls” strike … Continue reading

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