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Report refutes Emanuel's austerity agenda for Chicago

Proposals for getting Chicago's finances back on track without unconstitutional grabs at retiree pensions, cuts to vital services, and toxic bank fees.

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Chuy, mayoral candidate in Chicago, ‘educates’ Rahm

Emanuel "took money from these schools and gave it to elite private schools founded by big campaign contributors," Garcia charges.

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Garcia's work puts fairness first, longtime supporter says

"One thing about Chuy Garcia is that he will stand for what is right and he will stand for unity, he has done it when it was not an easy thing to do."

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SEIU pledges “people power” to Garcia campaign in Chicago

One of Chicago's most influential labor groups took a stand Sunday in support of the candidacy of Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

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Ed Gomes elected as country's first Working Families state legislator

"As the first elected on the Working Families Party, I support the Women's Economic Agenda and the Everybody Benefits Coalition."

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St. Louis Democratic primary round-up: Incumbents win, one upset

In St. Louis, this election is viewed as the de facto general election (to be held Apr. 7). As some residents put it, it's "the only election that matters."

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Chicago “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel forced into runoff

Money can buy Rahm Emanuel a lot of things but it couldn't buy him love, at least not from the voters here in the Feb. 24 primary race for mayor.

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Citizens United enabling Koch brothers to take over America?

Today two billionaire brothers are able to decide the results of elections throughout the country.

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Chicago’s Garcia takes on banker–backed mayor

Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia pledged to halt the "hijacking" of the city by hedge fund operators and bankers.

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NY Better World Awards honor activists, salute protests

Good food and politics were in ample supply at the annual New York Better World awards.

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