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Biden takes side of "middle class" in debate

In his debate with Paul Ryan, Vice President Joe Biden took the side of the 47% that Mitt Romney said he doesn't "worry" about.

Sharp partisan split on labor’s issues

The voting records on labor-selected issues in the second session of the 112 Congress reflect, as might be expected, the sharp partisan split between the two major political parties.


Will Obama again take “Last Capital of Confederacy”?

President Barack Obama stunned voters here after the results of the 2008 election poured in.


Survey: Voters hate secret money in congressional races

Voters in 54 "battleground" GOP-held congressional districts overwhelmingly hate big and secret money in politics.


Progressives say election may bolster social safety net

The increasingly likely win by President Obama may amount to a mandate to preserve, if not extend, the social safety net and the social insurance programs.


Polls show Romney’s ship running aground

The Quinnipiac/New York Times/CBS News poll of likely voters released today, taken entirely after Mitt Romney's 47% remarks, show his campaign running aground.


Campaign intensifies in Battleground Ohio

Polls continued to show this past weekend that Mitt Romney is falling behind in Ohio, with President Obama now doing 50 percent or better.

Unions say Pennsylvania can’t handle Voter ID demand

Labor unions have piles of evidence they say prove the law cannot be implemented without blocking the votes of as many as 750,000 people.


Virginia: Democrats inch forward but it's still close

Virginia is seen as a key swing state for the elections. Recent polls show Obama and the Democrats advancing, but nobody is counting on this.

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