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Protest immigration raid vs. workers standing up for rights

Don't look now, but the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency may be back to its old tricks.

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Fear, then hope for an immigrant family

After the abduction of her mother by ICE Jan. 10, Erika Andiola got in touch with other immigrants' rights activists, and within hours a nationwide network was mobilized.

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Obama to push citizenship for undocumented

President Obama can be expected to move swiftly on immigration reform, and he can be expected to propose changes in one comprehensive bill.

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Bill will let undocumented Illinoisans drive

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn declared he would sign into law a bill that would grant three-year state driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants .

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Lack of paid sick days fueling record flu epidemic

Workers in almost every industry are reporting that people all around them are sick.

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Minnesota unions urge action on jobs as legislature convenes

When the Minnesota legislature convened Jan. 8, everything had changed - and nothing had changed

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Homeowners fight back - and win

Some families lost their homes, others expected to lose theirs, but they chose to fight for the greater good.

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Filibusters linked to McConnell campaign cash

While raking in campaign cash from at least eight donors, Mitch McConnell was busy launching filibusters against measures opposed by those same financial backers.

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Seeing Red: Huffington Post debates Communist influence in U.S.

Is communism still relevant to American politics?

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Gun control action will rely on grassroots organizing

From the White House to anti-violence groups, it's widely agreed that grassroots mobilizing holds the key.

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