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Race or class: Must Bernie choose?

Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?

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Dildos for the Bundy brothers: Love, laughter, and the politics of joy

Mailing dildos instead of throwing grenades represents a different kind of politics. It counters hate, anger, and violence by making love instead of waging war.

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VIDEO: Among the Bernites, reporting from the trenches of the Sanders campaign

January 23 was a big day for Bernie Sanders supporters; he didn't disappoint.

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An old-fashioned red scare? Sanders, socialism, and the Democrats’ anti-communism

Numerous Democrats have warned us about what "awful things" will happen if Sanders gets the nomination.

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VIDEO: Is America’s love of guns stopping common sense gun regulation?

Obama stated: "We are the only advanced country on Earth that sees this kind of mass [gun] violence erupt with this kind of frequency."

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Calling out the hypocrisy of the U.S. Cuban blockade

Ending restrictions on U.S. tourist travel, expanding U.S. exports to Cuba - both are topics that are unlikely to survive the rigors of Republican-dominated Congress. 

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With Sanders closing in, Clinton says tax the rich

With less than three weeks to go before the first votes are cast in Iowa and several polls showing Bernie Sanders closing in on her, Hillary Clinton is polishing her credentials.

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Let Cuba Live Committee of Maine says end Cuban Adjustment Act

"We call upon Congress to repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act," which has "led to the deaths of Cubans crossing the Florida Straits in boats."

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Obama’s State of the Union: A framework for the nation’s future

In his final State of the Union address, delivered in Washington last night, President Obama echoed the goals of those seeking progressive change in America.

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Sanders surging nationally as Iowa caucuses draw near

With the Iowa caucuses just three weeks away, Bernie Sander's campaign for the presidency is surging on several fronts.

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