November

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Money kills democracy in Texas

Every statewide race in Texas was awash with big money.

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Beating up Nancy Pelosi

Some  feisty and fighting women enrage the GOP and their corporate sponsors, causing them to spout ugly ejaculations.

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Debt panel to workers: Drop Dead!

The Nov. 10 preliminary report from the federal budget deficit commission "tells working Americans to 'Drop Dead.'"

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CEO, with no education background, to run NYC schools

Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Cathleen Black to head New York schools.

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How Connecticut bucked the nation

Two weeks before election day, an unnamed outside Republican business group poured $1 million into vicious ads attacking Democratic incumbent Rep. Chris Murphy in the 5th Congressional District, claiming he voted for "Viagra for sex offenders."

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Tax cuts for the rich? Fight in Congress begins

On Saturday President Obama repeated his  position that tax cuts for the middle class should be continued and tax cuts for the rich should be ended, but one Democrat is already caving in to Republicans.

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Popcorn, pizza and poison

Chemists had been looking for the likely origin of certain chemicals that appear as contaminants in human blood. Apparently, they're from food packaging.

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Unemployed rally in Chicago after elections

 The Chicago Unemployed Workers Council, a project of Chicago Jobs with Justice, staged a jobs demonstration last Friday to coincide with the release of unemployed figures for October.

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KPFA workers fight sudden layoffs

Pacifica management recently laid off the entire staff of the station's highly popular Morning Show, which airs weekdays from 7 to 9 a.m. at 94.1 FM.

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What the election bodes for immigration reform

The elections were a blow against comprehensive immigration reform.

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