January

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Progressive SuperPAC targets Tea Party Republicans

The SuperPAC, a form of political committee that has served the political interests of the wealthy, is being turned on its head by the CREDO SuperPAC.

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NAACP's Jealous keynotes National Lesbian and Gay Rights Task Force convention

Over 3,000 mostly young activists representing a rainbow of sexual orientation and ethnicities crowded into the Baltimore Hilton Hotel January 26-29 to learn ways to win LGBT rights.

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Better chance of being hit by lightning than finding voter fraud

Why the rash of voter suppression bills occurring in Michigan, Florida, Texas and throughout the country?

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Corporations are not people

"Corporations are not people and money is not speech!" and "Get corporate money out of our democracy" was the theme of two demonstrations in Hartford. Conn.

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Citizens United anniversary met with nationwide protest

"The U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling pounded the last nail in the coffin of democracy, and we're here to get our democracy back." (with video)

Voter suppression faces stiff opposition in Florida

A statement released by the Republican Party of Florida claims they are "closing the gap" on Democrats with new GOP  voter registrations. To analyze the facts properly one needs to look beyond the numbers.

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Missourians push to cap payday loan interest rates

Payday loan companies can charge up to 1,950 percent interest; Missouri voters may be able to change that in November.

Romney scores not-so-big win as Republicans argue over “vulture capitalism”

Mitt Romney, "frontrunner" for the GOP presidential nomination, emerged as the leading candidate with only 37 percent of the vote.

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Montana high court upholds ban on corporate cash in elections

Progressives in the "Big Sky State" are praising the Montana Supreme Court for rejecting the U.S. Supreme Court's "corporate personhood" decision.

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Hypocrisy is hallmark of GOP debates

A representative of the Newt Gingrich Super PAC blamed the loss of manufacturing jobs on Romney's style of doing business.

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