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Ohio GOP's early vote suppression drive defeated

Ohioans applaud the Supreme Court order that, in effect, upholds the decision that a ban on early voting in the last three days before the Nov. 6 election was unconstitutional.

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Ryan perfects the Big Lie

At his party's convention in Tampa last night GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan rolled out, Orwellian-style, what just might be the biggest lie yet in the 2012 election campaign.

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Rock band to Romney: “Stop using our music!”

The band made it clear they did not support President Obama's Republican opponent.

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Ryan’s home-staters take the lead in exposing him

The Ryan pick was intended to galvanize the right-wing base, but amusingly, it is actually Republicans who have mapped the road against Ryan.

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Republicans fear Ryan pick could sink GOP

Congressional Republicans aren't admitting it, but they are nervous as hell about Paul Ryan being the party's VP nominee.

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Unions on Romney’s VP choice: Wrong for America

"As CEO of Bain Capital, Romney made his fortune by hollowing out the dreams of ordinary American workers. The Romney-Ryan budget would wreak the same kind of economic damage on households nationwide."

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Generation Opportunity: another Republican stealth group

Generation Opportunity says it is a nonpartisan, 501c4 organization. That means it is tax-exempt, and while it engages in political advocacy, it does not have to disclose its donors.

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In Israel, Romney flubs on health care

In yet another foot-in-mouth blunder, Mitt Romney today praised Israel's health care system for its financial efficiency, suggesting the U.S. should follow its example.

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OSHA's Barab walks fine line on firms' 'voluntary protection'

House Republicans demand OSHA emphasize its Voluntary Protection Program while unions and the GAO say OSHA doesn't have the staff to monitor VPP firms' performance.

 

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NEA meets; Biden blasts GOP as anti-public education

Republicans - presumed presidential nominee Mitt Romney included - have become anti-public education, Democratic Vice President Joseph Biden says.

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