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Thousands in Washington protest government spying

The march attracted protesters from both progressive and conservative groups in opposition to unlawful government spying on Americans.


Voters cast mail ballots in the Evergreen State

Washington State voters received their mail ballots last week, their chance to vote on I-522, a statewide ballot measure that would require labeling of all genetically engineered food.


Immigrants strap themselves to wheels of deportation buses

The peaceful blockade succeeded in halting the day's proceedings where detainees were to have been hauled before a judge and sentenced as a group.


More than 200 arrested at immigration rights rally in D.C.

The protests show that immigration reform supporters are prepared to continue the battle until the House leadership puts the immigration bill up for a vote.


Connecticut celebrates Day of Dignity and Respect.

The events organized by the Connecticut Immigration Reform Alliance, featured 180 giant portraits of immigrants and supporters. The photos were placed on exhibit in Danbury, Hartford, New Haven and Stamford.


House Republicans quit bipartisan immigration group

A blow was dealt against a possible bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill in the House of Representatives when two more Republican members withdrew. However, immigrant rights activists vow that they will not be deterred.


Immigration reform fight continues amid Syria debate

The question now is whether the Syria situation and the threat of a new partisan war over the debt ceiling will derail immigration reform efforts.


Dream 9 recasts immigration fight with bold border action

When Lulu Martinez and eight other undocumented youth who had grown up in the United States approached the U.S. port of entry in Nogales, Mexico to return home, they set in motion a whole new fight to reunify families torn apart by a broken immigration system.


Public opposition could be key in Congress Syria vote

Polls show substantial public opposition to a military strike on Syria, even "limited" strikes to deter chemical weapons use.


Stand up for Cincinnati

What do you call a proposal that breaks promises to city workers, destroys their family's hard-earned retirement security, lowers the city's tax base and harms our fragile economy?

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