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California governor: budget “will take sacrifice”

Brown told a Capitol says his budget "will take sacrifice from every sector of California."

Battle looms on immigration and citizenship

The Republican ultra right is launching a multi-pronged attack on immigrants and their families.

“Show-Me Solutions” are no solution, Missouri lawmaker says

Missouri's new Republican House leader declared a Republican mandate for a "change in the culture of how we operate," but a freshman lawmaker thinks otherwise.

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Banning ethnic studies in Arizona is wrong!

A new draconian law in Arizona went into effect banning classes statewide, k-12, that promote the teachings of civil rights leaders such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez.

Job creation nowhere on GOP agenda

On a different planet, perhaps, an incoming Congress would now be plowing its way through the pages of jobs plans - but not this one.

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New START ratified, 71-26

The 71-26 vote marked a significant foreign policy achievement for the Obama administration during the lame-duck Congressional session.

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Kasich declares war on workers

Ohio's Republican Governor-elect John Kasich declared war on all public employees and workers employed under state contracts - a full month before taking office.

Scientists: society needs power and corruption

Scientific fact is objective, but sometimes it's easy to see whose side certain scientists are working on.

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New START hangs in the balance

Senate Republicans appeared increasingly determined to use the nuclear treaty as a political football in their drive to block all possible administration initiatives.

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White House makes final push for DREAM Act

The Obama administration stepped up its campaign to overcome a possible Republican filibuster of the DREAM Act.

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