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A "Philly style" welcome: Cantor cancels appearance at Penn

Cantor's appearance had been planned for 4:30, but the news came earlier in the day that the Congressman had cancelled when told that the general public would be admitted as well as Penn students. 

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In Virginia, North Carolina, President Obama touts jobs bill

Winding up a two-state tour this week, President Barack Obama stumped throughout North Carolina and Virginia, campaign-style, to rally support for the American Jobs Act.

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Occupy Wall Street solidarity stopped Zuccotti Park eviction

When NYC Mayor Bloomberg announced the "cleanup" of Zuccotti Park for Oct. 14 at 6 a.m, thousands of people including many union members - transit workers, teachers, Teamsters, communications workers - showed up in the early morning to support the Occupy Wall Street youth.

Thousands occupy Washington, demand "jobs now"

The August earthquake shook loose some stones on the Washington Monument, but 10,000 protesters demanding "Jobs NOW" shook the obelisk again on Oct. 15.

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Message from Occupy Missoula

Did anyone doubt that our cause was righteous? We all watched as an eagle slowly circled o'er us - and knew it was.

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Occupy Wall Street blocks eviction attempt

The threatened "clean up" eviction of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators was postponed Friday morning.

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“Occupy Cleveland” wins wide community support

The Cleveland AFL-CIO gave the Occupy Wall Street movement a warm welcome of solidarity.

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Protest shuts down Wells Fargo

It was the biggest demonstration to date in the growing surge of "Make Banks Pay!" and "Occupy Together" actions in the Bay Area.

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Hundreds march on the homes of the top 1 percent

Close to a thousand activists took to the richest neighborhood in the world to demand that the richest 1 percent pay their fair share of taxes.

Oklahoma AFL-CIO Convention maps coalition to fight ultra-right

In a show of solidarity, the Oklahoma AFL-CIO has voted to unite all public sector unions in a coalition to coordinate a defense against ultra-right anti-labor legislative efforts.

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