October

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Texas labor ends early voting with style

An October 28 rally at the Teachers Hall wrapped up a very successful early voting period in Texas.

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New York poised to reject tea party Paladino

NEW YORK — With the election just a few days away, New York voters are expected to reject tea party candidate Carl Paladino, the Buffalo businessman on the Republican ticket.

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Town hall meet calls for U.S. manufacturing strategy

"We have to make manufacturing a priority again," Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-Mo., told over 250 union members, community activists and students here at a town-hall style meeting sponsored by the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

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Where is the “change?”

“Where is the change in the promise of ‘change’?”

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90,000 union members hit the street in final election push

The AFL-CIO says its push will, in effect, build a "firewall" that will hold the line on expected Republican gains and allow Democrats to retain control of both houses of Congress.

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Bill Clinton: youth, student vote is critical

If African Americans, Latinos, first time voters and students defy predictions and vote in large numbers November 2, Democrats can prevent a Republican takeover of Congress.

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Tea party failing to match labor's ground game

In the last week before the election, when get-out-the vote efforts become job number one for candidates, the Republican Party has begun to falter.

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Supporting immigrants' rights is not political suicide

The Republican Party is spouting vile hatred for immigrants, especially those who have dark skins but don't have papers.

Tucson: Arizona elections heat up

The news that Rep. Raul Grijalva is now in a tighter race than expected has jolted working-class and progressive forces into action.

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Music to get out the vote - pass it along!

Jay Z's performances on the campaign trail with Barack Obama encouraged thousands of young people to vote for the first time in 2008. Now he and others are trying to do it again.

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