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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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In Israel, Romney flubs on health care

In yet another foot-in-mouth blunder, Mitt Romney today praised Israel's health care system for its financial efficiency, suggesting the U.S. should follow its example.

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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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Unions applaud Senate vote for middle class tax cut

In a party-line vote of 51-48, the Senate yesterday passed a middle-class tax cut, keeping present tax reductions for individuals.

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U.S. Senator: Right wing out to gut Constitution

The right wing of U.S. politics is not just attacking unions and workers' rights but the very foundation of our system of government, says Sen. Tom Harkin.

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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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Are Asian American voters being ignored?

A poll of Asian Americans revealed that neither Democrats nor Republicans are doing much to tap into one of the fastest growing populations.

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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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Romney confronted in the air, on land, and at sea!

Nearly 100 demonstrators - with air support from a plane flying a banner - protested Mitt Romney's big fundraiser yesterday.