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Fox's Huckabee openly backs vote suppression

Mike Huckabee, former Republican governor of Arkansas and currently a Fox News host, has brought his party's voter suppression efforts completely out of the closet.

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Missouri workers: Christie's plan "sick and wrong"

Chris Christie, a Republican, threw union contracts out the window and enacted laws forcing unions to pay more into their pension and health care benefits packages.

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After encounter with Perry, Bachmann feels HPV sting

A doctor is challenging Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann's wild claims that the HPV vaccine causes mental retardation.

GOP opens offensive against almost all regulations

Republican lawmakers in Congress have opened an unprecedented offensive against almost every type of government regulation.

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Congressional Progressive Caucus presents jobs plan

Following up on speak-outs it organized around the country during the summer  the Congressional Progressive Caucus Sept. 13 unveiled a far-reaching Rebuild the American Dream Framework, focusing on six areas for immediate and long-term job creation.

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Trumka: New GOP bill would gut workers’ rights

Republicans are backing a new bill they introduced after the NLRB filed a complaint against Boeing, which the board says retaliated against workers for exercising their rights.

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Veto of “voter ID” law upheld in New Hampshire

Poorer people and students scored a voting rights victory in New Hampshire as a veto by Democratic Gov. John Lynch of a controversial voter ID law was upheld.

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Top 13 tweets on GOP debate

The Twitteratti were in rare form after the GOP debate, Sept. 7. Here are the top 13 tweets that came across @PeopleWorld Twitter time line.

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GOP finally masters Internet with social media blitz

Before this year, using the words "Republican" and "online" in the same sentence conjured up images of your grandmother attempting to plug her phone cord into her typewriter.

Wisconsin recall drive falls one seat short

With the GOP holding a 19-14 lead in the state senate, labor-backed Democrats needed to win three of the six races to wrest control.

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