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With Sanders closing in, Clinton says tax the rich

With less than three weeks to go before the first votes are cast in Iowa and several polls showing Bernie Sanders closing in on her, Hillary Clinton is polishing her credentials.

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Sanders surging nationally as Iowa caucuses draw near

With the Iowa caucuses just three weeks away, Bernie Sander's campaign for the presidency is surging on several fronts.

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Sanders: Break up banks, tax speculation, start postal banking

Sanders last week repeated a pledge that he has made in speeches across the country; if elected, he said, he will break up the big banks.

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More Mosley than Hitler: Donald Trump and the fascism debate

With Donald Trump's new TV ad out this week, the "F" word - fascism - is once more being bandied about. 

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A progressive guide to the primaries

All the debates, rallies, and fundraisers have been preparing the ground for February 2016, when the first actual ballots of this year's election will be cast.

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Louisiana voters toss out right-wingers

Vitter lost to Edwards because voters were sick and tired of Republicans like him destroying their economic security by giving their state away to huge corporations.

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Trump condemned for hate-mongering.

"It's scary when we have candidates talking about shutting down houses of worship, about having badges for religious groups; that ought to alarm every American."

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Third way Democrats preparing to challenge the left for factional control

Surrendering to the narrative that Hillary is another Wall Street Democrat will leave us all flat-footed when it's time to go up against the GOP.

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Democratic candidates agree: Wall Street must be “reined in”

"I give Bernie Sanders credit for lighting a fire under Americans," Hillary Clinton said at the second debate between candidates for the Democratic Party's nomination for president.

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Washington State electorate gives green light on important issues

Tacoma voters approved a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2018, a partial victory.

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