February

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Obama launches jobs drive with State of Union speech

President Obama laid out a second-term agenda to create jobs, increase the minimum wage, promote science and education, stop gun violence, and defend voting rights.

Connecticut celebration highlights jobs and freedom

The event marks 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation to end slavery and 50 years since the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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Ted Nugent shoots his mouth off after Obama gun control remarks

Yesterday Nugent proved that he has no respect for the president, nor for those who fell victim to the country's unchecked wave of gun chaos.

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Today in black history: NAACP founded

On this day in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - one of America's oldest civil rights organizations - was formed.

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Pope to quit over failing health

In a move without precedent since the Middle Ages, Pope Benedict announced his resignation today.

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Pa. governor’s proposals meeting broad opposition

Tom Corbett, in his third year in office, is seeing growing opposition to his bizarre budget proposals and his pro-corporate agenda.

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Demands grow for fair and inclusive immigration reform

Immigrant rights organizations, labor, faith based, and civil rights groups have embraced the urgency for comprehensive immigration reform.

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Obama, FCC expanding public Wi-Fi

The move is intended to decrease network congestion and enhance media (such as streaming HD videos). It is also an important shift, however, in the direction of free Internet for everyone.

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Despite the NRA, most Americans favor gun control

Now is the time to bring about meaningful change and mobilize progressives to support those fighting for change.

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