February

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Keeping Families Together bus tour rallies support for immigration reform

Josemaria Islas and his family are living in fear, yet speaking out with courage, as his deportation order draws closer day by day.

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Stop election piracy

The widespread use of voter suppression laws has created a national awareness among the electorate that it is time to review and revise the conduct of national elections.

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Federal IDs for all workers: A trial balloon?

The Senate is considering a bipartisan plan to require all working people in the U.S. to carry a biometric ID card with their finger prints or other markers.

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Political and community leaders highlight strategies for African American community

A who's who of leaders in the African American community came together with hundreds of community members.

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The people have spoken: Save our schools!

Hundreds of students, teachers, parents, staff members, and allies packed Chicago's Fuller Park Fieldhouse Thursday night.

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Tens of thousands take part in anti-austerity rallies

Tens of thousands of Spaniards took part in a "citizens' tide" against austerity on Saturday on the 32nd anniversary of an attempted Falangist coup.

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Ghosts of Memphis’ slave past: Fallout over renaming Confederate parks

The effort to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, a memorial to the Confederate General, pre-war slave trader, and post-war founder of the Ku Klux Klan, recently began.

Va. election season underway

All 100 seats in the 100-member House of Delegates, lower house of the Virginia General Assembly (the state legislature) and some local offices are up for grabs.

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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.

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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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