March

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Community clinics rally for health care reform

As the health care reform debate came down to the wire this week, supporters of community health clinics rallied March 17 in California.

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March Madness comes with insane price

Everyone who loves college basketball, loves March Madness. But the price is costly and unacceptable.

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Obama school plan has pluses but big minuses, teachers and others warn

The administration's  education "blueprint" discards some of  the No Child Left Behind law's much-criticized features, but keeps or adds others that teachers, their unions and other public school advocates oppose.

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With health care street heat, progressives blunt teabaggers

Eyewitness report from a raucus demonstration on health care reform in Columbus, Ohio.

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Rich get richer; Working families feeling the pinch

The rich are getting richer, and they are paying fewer taxes.

Tax the rich and create jobs now!

With 35 percent unemployment in building trades and looming state budget cuts to education, labor unions and allies are demanding Wall Street banks pay their "fair share."

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While golfers play, locked out workers picket

PLEASANTON, Calif. - Bright spring grass, gentle breezes, a tree-lined country road. It should have been an idyllic setting for the golfers fanning out across the fairways at Castlewood Country Club on a sunny Sunday morning. But...

Criminal justice reform takes step forward

Small, but significant, victories are being made to reduce inequalities in criminal justice system.

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Women leaders call for urgent action on Illinois budget crisis

More than 200 women leaders call for a "sensible" tax rate to overcome budget crisis of "epic proportions."

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Monserrate runs on anti-gay platform

N.Y. politician uses homophobia as main election message.

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