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Fueled by big money, voter worries, GOP makes big gains

The GOP won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, increased its majority in the House, and won important governors' races around the country.

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Teachers and parents push hard today to oust Republican governors

Art teacher Cynthia Bliss laced up her sneakers, grabbed a jacket and spent most of a recent Saturday asking strangers to help oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office.

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Vote as if your life depends on it

The nightmare scenario of a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate and its companion nightmare involving possible GOP victories in key state elections can be avoided.

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Voter protection program in place in Missouri

Voter protection advocates in Missouri will assist voters who have questions about their voting rights or face difficulties at the polls on Election Day.

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Voter protection volunteers to monitor polls in voting rights battlegrounds

Voter protection monitors will be in Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin on November 4 to help clear any voting barriers.

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AFL-CIO's Gebre pulls for immigrant voters in Denver

He stressed that Latinos, who make up 14 percent of the eligible voters in the state, were very powerful in determining the outcome of the election.

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Voter ID laws tossing hundreds of thousands off rolls

Exclusion from the voting rolls this fall may affect countless close and key political races, such as the neck-and-neck Wisconsin gubernatorial battle.

 

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Kucinich appeal to vote your conscience ignores the big picture

Kucinich represents ultra-left "idealism" that leads us into blind alleys. In that regard he's no different from right-wing voters who go to the polls obsessing over one thing.

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As elections approach, unions rev up fight for Social Security

"The tea party Republicans divide the country: Scaring people is not standing up for people."

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Arizona voters dump two right-wingers

The majority of Arizonans were delighted to see the state's incumbent attorney general, Tom Horne, and Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Huppenthal, defeated.

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