September

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Baltimore backs Oct. 2 march

The City Council has voted unanimously to endorse the October 2 One Nation Working Together march, and a local coalition is working to fill 100 buses.

Michigan GOP governor ticket favors outsourcing, privatization

The Republican candidate for governor is "proud" of his record of outsourcing as a Gateway Computers executive and his ultra-rich running mate wants to privatize Social Security.

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Jobs emergency rallies take to streets

One hundred six Jobs Emergency actions took place across the country on Sept. 15.

Primary season ends, here comes Nov. 2

WASHINGTON - The September 14 primary elections in seven states and the District of Columbia brought almost the end of the primary season - with only Hawaii's Sept. 18 primary yet to go - and the start of the last crucial six week countdown to the Nov 2 midterm election, with control of the House and Senate hanging in the balance.

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Tea party candidate vies for open House seat in Illinois

Illinois is an election battleground with important races up and down the ballot. The fight has only begun as voters become aware of just how reactionary some of the Republican candidates are.

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University of Michigan students pledge to save their country

Representative John D. Dingell put the question directly. "Republicans talk about taking the country back and I want to ask, back to what? Bush? Hoover? 1900? Louis XIII?"

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After Mayor Daley: activists look for coalition builder

Longtime Chicago independent political and labor activists weigh in on the recent announcement that Mayor Richard M. Daley will not seek his seventh term next year.

Polls show GOP "tsunami" not happening

Three polls out yesterday, like the Gallup poll released a day earlier, show that the predicted Republican wave in the mid-term elections could be failing to materialize.

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Obama slams Republicans on economy

The president came out swinging in a major economic policy speech in Cleveland, Sept. 8, against Republican Party obstructionism.

As GOP says “no” to stimulus, Dems close 10-point Gallup gap

Republicans call President Obama a "carjacker" for his stimulus plan, as Democrats close gap in new poll.

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