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Poll: candidates backing health care likely victors in November

Fifty-four percent of voters say they would be more likely to back a candidate who supported health care reform. That number includes 51 percent of independents and 70 percent of Democratic voters.

GOP candidates target minimum wage

A look at races across the country shows that many Republicans are attacking a concept Americans have long held sacred - the federal minimum wage.


On bus to One Nation, apathy is the enemy

Chicago bus riders to One Nation had job creation and racial unity on their minds, along with another challenge: apathy.


$189 billion in profits to buy elections, but none for jobs

America's corporations, awash with a record $189 billion in profits earned in the last business quarter, are spending their money not to create jobs, but to buy the midterm election next month.


California Senate contenders slug it out in debate

Boxer said her Republican opponent, while CEO of Hewlett Packard, "laid off 30,000 workers, shipped jobs overseas, and she says she's proud of her record - well, that's her record."


Youth aim to rock the Nov. 2 vote

Despite what critics and polls are saying about young voters this election cycle, youth leaders say they are paying very close attention to what candidates are saying about the  issues.

Missouri tax ballot initiative would gut services

Missouri voters also face a billionaire-funded November ballot initiative that would eliminate the earnings tax in St. Louis and Kansas City.


A chilling contrast in Michigan's 9th CD

With the first debate over between incumbent Democrat Gary Peters and his Republican and tea party backed challenger Andrew (Rocky) Raczkowski, voters have real reason for concern.


Ballot prop to legalize pot gets everyone's attention

If you want voters to pay attention to propositions, try putting one on the ballot to legalize pot. 

Global warming at stake in November elections

Not one Republican running for the US Senate in the November elections favors action to curb greenhouse emissions causing global warming.

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