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Unraveling California’s $11 million mystery

After days of drama, Californians now know something about the origins of a mystery $11 million political donation - the largest anonymous donation in the state's history - but much more is still hidden from view.

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Which Mitt Romney is the real Mitt Romney?

We ask that question because the Republican presidential nominee has apparently drawn even with incumbent Barack Obama in the race for the White House.

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Voter suppression billboards coming down

Billboards targeting African-American, Latino and low-income neighborhoods began coming down after the anonymous sponsor said it would not reveal its identity, Clear Channel, the billboards' owner said.

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Florida magnate threatens firings if Obama wins

Shades of 1896: A Florida-based time-share magnate is threatening to fire workers if a Democratic Party's presidential nominee wins the November election.

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Legendary activist Angela Davis headlines Detroit rally

Author, lecturer, university professor and renowned activist Angela Davis is the scheduled guest speaker at an Oct. 24 rally in Detroit.

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California approves election-day voter registration

While Republican state governments press to restrict the vote, California's governor signed a bill allowing voters to register up to and on Election Day.

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Detroit increases voting access, defying “tyrants”

"The right to vote preserves all other rights; tyrants deny people the right to vote," Jesse Jackson told a big voter mobilization rally here Thursday.

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Court halts Pennsylvania voter ID law

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court halted the state's new voter suppression law, ruling today that it not be enforced for the presidential election only five weeks away.

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Black Caucus meet: “Vote like you never did before!”

Some 10,000 participants from all over the country gathered here at the Congressional Black Caucus annual meeting earlier this month to listen, discuss and speak their minds.

 

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Tea party targets 10 million Latinos for vote suppression

Tea party affiliated groups have added voter suppression efforts to their long-standing anti-immigrant policies, Latino leaders charge.

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