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Jesus “Chuy” Garcia campaigns in Los Angeles for support

Chuy asked the people in LA to join him in making history with this groundbreaking campaign.

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Today in history: First openly gay candidate runs for Congress

Frank Kameny ran for U.S. Congress on this date in 1971, albeit for a non-voting seat representing the District of Columbia.

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Chuy, mayoral candidate in Chicago, ‘educates’ Rahm

Emanuel "took money from these schools and gave it to elite private schools founded by big campaign contributors," Garcia charges.

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SEIU pledges “people power” to Garcia campaign in Chicago

One of Chicago's most influential labor groups took a stand Sunday in support of the candidacy of Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

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Ed Gomes elected as country's first Working Families state legislator

"As the first elected on the Working Families Party, I support the Women's Economic Agenda and the Everybody Benefits Coalition."

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Voting summit carries on march for voting rights

As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.

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St. Louis Democratic primary round-up: Incumbents win, one upset

In St. Louis, this election is viewed as the de facto general election (to be held Apr. 7). As some residents put it, it's "the only election that matters."

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Parsing race, politics, and pot in Florida

A Florida legislator has reintroduced a bill Feb. 24 to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state.

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People lobby for police accountability bill filed in Maryland state legislature

It's a sign of the effectiveness of protests that have occurred here - as well as nationwide - against police killings of unarmed African Americans.

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Chicago “Mayor 1%” Rahm Emanuel forced into runoff

Money can buy Rahm Emanuel a lot of things but it couldn't buy him love, at least not from the voters here in the Feb. 24 primary race for mayor.

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