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North Carolina Democrats have a shot at winning U.S. Senate seat

With the Republican Party in disarray, and the high approval rating Obama has among North Carolinians, the stage could be set for Deborah Ross to make a serious challenge.


Republican bill is great for banks, bad for people

Republicans are trying to ram through Congress a bill that would allow big banks to engage in the exact same practices that caused the Great Recession.


Donald Trump: Briber in chief?

The Trump Foundation said it had given a grant to a non-political charity; actually, it had given the money to the campaign to re-elect Florida Attorney General Bondi.


Kids of color suffer worse outcomes from childhood cancer

In addition to funding problems for research into childhood cancers, there are also serious disparities in mortality rates. 


Markets and medicine: Behind the rising cost of prescription drugs

With its EpiPen price hikes, the Mylan corporation is the latest pharmaceutical company to significantly increase the price of a life-saving medication.


Billionaires ante up to keep control of House and Senate

The GOP is being urged to recognize one fact: that they all share the same goal of maintaining control of the U.S. government - with or without the presidency.


Why not a “no first use” for nuclear weapons?

Members of the international peace group Global Network traveled to California's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, to stand again with victims of nuclear war.


Immigration Myths vs Facts: New pamphlet published for 2016 election

Immigration has become central to the 2016 presidential election. Trump says immigrants are a threat to America. A new pamphlet hits back with facts.


Today’s photo ID laws are yesterday’s beans in a jar

"I can still recall the first time I saw what state-sanctioned discrimination looked like."


Don’t fall for it: Trump’s economic plan a fraud

"Trump has chosen to get his real advice from people just like him - people who have made millions off the backs of hardworking families."

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