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Citizens United anniversary met with nationwide protest

"The U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling pounded the last nail in the coffin of democracy, and we're here to get our democracy back." (with video)

Voter suppression faces stiff opposition in Florida

A statement released by the Republican Party of Florida claims they are "closing the gap" on Democrats with new GOP  voter registrations. To analyze the facts properly one needs to look beyond the numbers.

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Missourians push to cap payday loan interest rates

Payday loan companies can charge up to 1,950 percent interest; Missouri voters may be able to change that in November.

Romney scores not-so-big win as Republicans argue over “vulture capitalism”

Mitt Romney, "frontrunner" for the GOP presidential nomination, emerged as the leading candidate with only 37 percent of the vote.

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Montana high court upholds ban on corporate cash in elections

Progressives in the "Big Sky State" are praising the Montana Supreme Court for rejecting the U.S. Supreme Court's "corporate personhood" decision.

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Hypocrisy is hallmark of GOP debates

A representative of the Newt Gingrich Super PAC blamed the loss of manufacturing jobs on Romney's style of doing business.

Wisconsin recall Walker campaign reaches signature minimum

But organizers want to send at least 720,277 names to the state as a show of strength and to provide a cushion should officials disallow some of the signatures.

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Recall Walker campaign races towards Jan. 17 deadline

Just weeks into the campaign, United Wisconsin announced that 507,533 people have signed a recall petition.

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Obama bulldozes GOP wall of obstruction

The president said he was forced to make the appointment now, during the current Congressional recess, if the consumer protection agency was to function.

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Movement to end corporate personhood grows

Overturning corporate personhood is a key legislative goal of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

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