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Rev. Franklin Graham apologizes to President Obama for questioning his faith

Rev. Franklin Graham has issued an apology for questioning President Obama's faith. The evangelist son of Billy Graham in an interview on Morning Joe, when asked about the president's faith, repeatedly said, "I don't know, ask him."

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Three Wisconsin Republicans will face recalls, and maybe more

MADISON, Wis. - After a historic signature collection drive mounted by unions and their allies, three of the GOP senators who rammed through Gov. Scott Walker's bill to kill collective bargaining rights for state workers will definitely face recall votes July 12.

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Recall fight makes history in Wisconsin

Supporters of public-sector unions in Wisconsin filed enough petition signatures to force two Republican senators into recall elections, only four of which have ever been carried out in the state's history.

The GOP doesn’t care about hungry families

One in four children are in danger of going hungry every night says the U.S. Department of Agriculture in a new report on “food insecurity.”

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Tea party activism tied to extremists turning violent

The tea party and its Republican Party handlers have been linked to extremist and openly racist organizations.

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NY GOP candidate engages in hate speech

As New York reels from a wave of anti-gay violence and bullying, GOP gubernatorial candidate "Crazy Carl" Paladino added to the hateful atmosphere by unleashing a stream of anti-LGBT vitriol.

Anti-union groups use election to push far-right agenda

The same far-right anti-union groups that blocked the Employee Free Choice Act and opposed hiking the minimum wage are pouring more than $400 million into the 2010 mid-term elections.

Polls show GOP "tsunami" not happening

Three polls out yesterday, like the Gallup poll released a day earlier, show that the predicted Republican wave in the mid-term elections could be failing to materialize.

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Republicans offer "Roadmap" over the cliff

If Republicans gain control of Congress in November; the "Roadmap for America's Future" may well be their guiding policy blueprint.

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Coalition fights racial profiling in Virginia

Latino are s mounting a last ditch effort to stop Virginia and the federal Department of Homeland Security from setting up a program which could seriously increase racial profiling.

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