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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

Health care tops list in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Health care is taking center stage in the election campaign here, as the struggle heats up over Proposition 72, the Health Insurance Act, which will provide health insurance to over a million uninsured Californians, and limit how much employers can charge workers for their health benefits.

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.

Kerry vs. Bush. Think theyre the same? Think again.

On Sept. 30, the first debate will be held between George W. Bush and John F. Kerry. It will focus on foreign policy.

From Aug. 29 to Election Day: Mass action can defeat the Bush agenda

News Analysis On Aug. 29, a half million people marched in New York City at the opening of the Republican National Convention to say “No to the Bush agenda!”

National Clips

ATLANTA, Ga. – Georgians reject Miller, Bush / MONTPELIER, Vt. – State sues for affordable meds / BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Black Americans look to expand representation

Florida hurricane: Workers lend a hand, Bushes play politics

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is hustling across this state seeking to turn the human misery inflicted by Hurricane Charley into votes for his older brother in the Nov. 2 election.

Protests at GOP meet to hit health crisis

The National Council of Churches, along with 100 other organizations, has sent the clarion call to everyone protesting the anti-people policies of the Bush administration and its congressional allies.

Patriot Act nixes privacy

HOUSTON — Confident-iality is a concept that is crucial to a number of professional relationships and has been safeguarded by a number of professional organizations for many years.

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