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Court nullifies Obama appointments to Labor Board

The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today that President Obama violated the Constitution when he made three recess appointments to the NLRB.

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Women take lead in Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall journey

Women of all ages, colors, national origins and class status were a critical piece of the coalition that propelled President Barack Obama into his second term.

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Progressives: No cave-in to Republican fiscal cliff demands!

With less than two weeks until the Bush tax cuts die and harsh automatic cuts to the human safety net kick in, the GOP insists Democrats agree to cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

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Bringing Obamacare to life

Health care reform is on track now that President Obama has been reelected, but the struggle to fully implement the ACA is heating up.

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Obama carries Florida, progressives make gains

President Barack Obama has achieved a narrow victory in Florida over Mitt Romney, according to the recount finished on Sat., Nov. 10.

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The 2012 elections changed Texas

The growing Latino vote, much discussed in national politics, may have accounted for the Democrats' successes in Texas.

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Voters give Obama four more years to move nation forward

Battling an unprecedented barrage of lies, voter suppression laws, racially-charged attacks and fringe ideology on women, immigrants, gays and lesbians, fueled with billions of Wall Street and secretive super PACS dollars, the coalition backing the president pulled off what was once seen as an impossible task: reelection.

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Obama winning Latino vote

President Obama is on his way to winning more Latino votes today than any other presidential candidate in history.

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Labor movement celebrates with the nation

First there was anticipation, touched with a little bit of angst.  Then there was exhilaration.

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Debate showed "powerful contrasts" between Obama and Romney

President Barack Obama had the last word in yesterday's presidential debate, and it was the one his supporters longed to hear, and his opponent longs to forget: 47 percent.

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