We want elected leaders who think big. Today, two families control more wealth than half our population.

Working people are taking this historic 2016 election very seriously, and when we are inspired, there is no political force in America more powerful.

“More than 600 volunteers from California came to Southern Nevada to knock on doors this weekend in two separate events involving the Service Employees International Union and the AFL-CIO. The efforts have about 300 volunteers apiece. Combined, they’ll knock on about 66,000 doors, encouraging people to vote early.

Donald Trump’s union support had dropped 12 points in Ohio since June. Last week, the Ohio AFL-CIO distributed 125,000 mailers titled “Trump Stiffs American Steelworkers,” citing articles that Trump had profited from low Chinese pricing instead of buying American steel.

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka was in Tampa, where he participated in a rally outside the offices of Marco Rubio, calling on the Florida senator to sign a pledge to protect Social Security.

Seifullah is a state field director for Working America, the organizing arm of the AFL-CIO made up of non-union members. His goal tonight is to convince supporters of Hillary Clinton and Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate Katie McGinty’s to go out and vote. Thousands of other canvassers in battleground states are doing the same thing for Clinton and their state's down-ballot candidates.

Mouton doesn't work for the Democratic Party, the Clinton campaign or any other candidate. He's a field organizer for Working America, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO. The group is one of many non-candidate organizations from both sides of the political spectrum vying for the attention of North Carolina voters on their doorsteps, in their mailboxes and over the airwaves. With a little more than a month to go before Election Day on Nov. 8, North Carolina's status as a swing state in the presidential election and close races for governor and U.S. Senate have combined attract spending from a number of players with a stake in the outcome of elections.

In its largest mail drop of this election, AFL-CIO is sending out more than 120,000 mail pieces to Florida union members, shining a light on Donald Trump's greed, and supporting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy.

The AFL-CIO rates the Burr-Ross race among the top races it seeks to influence by getting union members to knock on doors, make phone calls and chat up Ross as a candidate during lunch breaks, said Liz Shuler, the labor federation's national secretary-treasurer. "We're going to be moving more people and money and investment here," Shuler said. "All eyes are on North Carolina."

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton slammed the business record of her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, during Monday night’s presidential debate. She criticized Trump for his repeated bankruptcies and his history of failing to pay contractors who worked on his real estate projects.