July

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Romney lags among Jewish voters, offends Palestinians too

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney travelled to Israel hoping to win support among Jewish Americans, but it looks as if U.S. Jewish voters will go heavily for Obama.

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AFL-CIO: Walesa didn't speak for Polish workers at Romney meeting

The largest labor federation in the U.S. is warning Polish communities nationwide that Lech Walesa's meeting with Mitt Romney in Poland this week did not have the support of Polish unions or the labor movement here in America.

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Political heavyweights join battle vs. Minnesota voter ID law

The campaign to oppose voter photo ID represented all three of Minnesota's major political parties.

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Romney caught in “Anglo-Saxon” hot water

Mitt Romney ran into hot water this week over Anglo-Saxons.

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GOP shoots down another jobs bill

Once again, a planned Senate Republican filibuster brought down a jobs bill, the Bring Jobs Home Act.

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Washington State “likes” Facebook voter registration

While states like Florida are trying to make it harder and harder to vote - at least for some - the state of Washington has taken another tack.

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Connecticut labor builds political movement

"We won't ever let them take our movement backward," exclaimed Arlene Holt Baker, executive vice president of the AFL-CIO.

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Outrage boils over at voter suppression ruling

Outrage at a new attempt by Republicans to suppress voting in heavily Democratic Cuyahoga County boiled over Monday...

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Feminists call for unity in face of GOP onslaught

Feminists, lawmakers and activists from across the country convened here June 29 - July 1 for NOW's 2012 National Conference.

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NEA meets; Biden blasts GOP as anti-public education

Republicans - presumed presidential nominee Mitt Romney included - have become anti-public education, Democratic Vice President Joseph Biden says.

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