October

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Early vote begins in Texas

Almost all of the efforts at voter suppression passed by the last legislature were stopped by federal courts.

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In final debate, voters say Obama won decisively

Of the more than 500 uncommitted voters polled after viewing last night's presidential debate, 53% said President Barack Obama won, while only 23% gave it to GOP opponent Mitt Romney.

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Sam Webb delivers message of unity in Wisconsin

Webb, National Chair of the CPUSA, in the battleground state of Wisconsin took to the airwaves and the  podium with the message of  how the class struggle fits into the 2012 election.

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Across the U.S., anti-fracking groups speak out

From the western U.S. to the East Coast, new grassroots coalitions are forming to protest one of today's most significant environmental hazards - the natural gas extraction process known as fracking.

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Voter suppression billboards coming down

Billboards targeting African-American, Latino and low-income neighborhoods began coming down after the anonymous sponsor said it would not reveal its identity, Clear Channel, the billboards' owner said.

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Community protests grocery chain's cooperation with ICE

Protesters also urged customers to join a boycott of all Mi Pueblo stores to protest the company's announcement that it was cooperating with the government's online E-Verify program.

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Today in history: 200,000 students boycotted Chicago public schools

On October 22, 1963, a coalition of civil rights groups organized Freedom Day, a mass boycott and demonstration against segregated schools and inadequate resources for black students.

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Romney's entitlement and the 2012 elections

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, and far-right Republicans love to throw around the word "entitlement." What breathtaking hypocrisy!

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Union says Romney did not seek women for top posts

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was wrong when he said that, as Massachusetts governor, he sought information about qualified working women for his Cabinet.

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In Wisconsin, historic bid for Senate amidst presidential battle

If elected, Democrat Tammy Baldwin will become the first openly gay senator in U.S. history, and the first woman senator from the Badger State.

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