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Ohio voters cry fraud, demand recount

The crowd packing an African American church in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 28 cheered as Rev. Jesse Jackson urged the Ohio Supreme Court to set aside George W. Bush’s narrow win in this battleground state. click here for Spanish text

A curse and a blessing

Opinion I was one of thousands of New Yorkers who volunteered to canvass in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. I’ve done electoral and other political work for over 30 years, and I’ve never in my life seen this kind of grassroots intensity, enthusiasm, and commitment for a national election.

Give no quarter to voter fraud and suppression

Opinion It is absolutely fundamental to have all votes counted and no votes suppressed. It’s that simple.

Uncertaintys challenge

Opinion Last Election Day the unthinkable may have happened. George W. Bush may have been elected President of the United States of America … but we do not know if he really won or if we were cheated for the second election in a row.

Hey, Twin Cities: Thanks for the support!

The Twin Cities were alive with political activity the Sept. 24-26 weekend. Volunteers were doing voter registration in front of grocery stores.

Native American Indians get out the vote rez-style

CASS LAKE, Minn. — Sitting in her tiny office at Leech Lake Tribal College here, Elaine Fleming ran through the get-out-the-vote (GOTV) activities she is helping to organize among the college’s students, faculty and staff.

Coalition registers millions, seeks huge turnout Nov. 2

Leaders of the nationwide voter registration movement are reporting that millions of new voters have registered for the Nov. 2 election, breaking records. click here for Spanish text

The battle for Congress heats up

“I have never considered myself a partisan person, but the Republican Party left me behind, so I had no choice but to leave the Republican Party behind,” Steven Brozak told delegates to the Democratic Convention this summer.

From plains to shining sea The call is 'Dump Bush!'

Heartland unionists put in long hours MOORHEAD, Minn. — Standing in a factory parking lot here on a sparkling September day, surrounded by fields of sugar beets, corn and soybeans that stretch as far as the eye can see, a postal worker, an electrician, a payloader operator and a railroad track maintainer divided up lists of union members and got ready for another afternoon of knocking on doors. click here for Spanish text

The Republican campaign to suppress the Black vote

The African American people from slavery to today have had to wage a hard, bitter and bloody struggle for the right to vote. The right to vote, therefore, is sacred; it is a basic part of achieving full democracy, including equality for all.

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