Opinion

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“Obamacare” fight could determine nation's future

This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.

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A wake up call to vote

Trayvon lives in the remarkable outpouring of sorrow and outrage demanding justice in the case.

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Path to victory in 2012

Just consider the track record of the Grand Old Party over the last few months:

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Will Arizona move left in 2012?

The 2012 elections are an opportunity to turn things around in Arizona.

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Olympia Snowe preaches wrong lesson about her departure

Senate members, she went on to say, don't appreciate that "there is not only strength in compromise, courage in conciliation and honor in consensus."

Ron Paul, "progressive"?

Paul stands against workers' rights and unions in every form and stands up for the "right" of corporations to rule "freely" over "their" workforce.

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Romney says he’s “not concerned” about the “very poor”

He expressed his cavalier attitude towards the poor - who, when we count the many millions of working poor, amount to half the country.

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Obama's State of the Union: combative and centrist

Judging by polls after the speech that showed higher approval ratings, he hit his mark.

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Mitt Romney running a seminar on inequality

Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.

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Unions blast flood of corporate campaign cash

With the U.S. political system inundated by a flood of unchecked, uncontrollable corporate campaign cash funneled through unaccountable political campaign finance committees, unions blasted the tide of contributions.

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