AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka dies at 72

The president of the AFL-CIO, the largest federation of trade unions in the US, has died at the age of 72. Richard Trumka, whose career working for unions spanned several decades, died on Thursday. Politico reported that the cause of death was

Schumer: Longtime AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has died

Richard Trumka, the powerful president of the AFL-CIO labor union, has died, according to Democratic Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Schumer, an ally of the union boss, announced Trumka’s death from the Senate floor Thursday. “The working people of America have lost

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm dies at 85

Former Colorado Democratic Gov. Richard “Dick” Lamm, who successfully fought to stop the 1976 Winter Olympics from being held in Colorado even though they had been awarded to the state, has died. He was 85. Lamm passed away late Thursday following complications

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