This worker-driven organizing victory could pave the way for future debt relief.
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Why else? They want more billions.
Advocates have overcome opposition from conservative Democrats to secure four weeks of paid leave in the House budget bill, but more obstacles remain.
Better wages and health care may always face headwinds in Washington, but unions are striking to win them directly.
The compromise is an important first step towards a fair tax system and a more equitable economy.