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Senate to hold hearings on early voting restrictions

As thousands of civil rights and labor groups marched in New York City against Koch brothers funded and GOP-led efforts to suppress voting rights, the U.S. Senate scheduled January hearings on the issue.

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Thousands gather at UN for voting rights

They came in the thousands to let the forces of reaction know that their voting rights - rights that were fought and died for - will not be taken away.

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GOP dirty trickster guilty of "fraud" in racist robocall

Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich's campaign manager, Paul Schurick, was convicted of "fraud" Dec. 6 for his role in a racist robocall seeking to suppress the Black vote.

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Occupy Our Homes shakes up mortgage giants

In 20 cities across America today hundreds of protesters disrupted foreclosure auctions, squatted in foreclosed homes and staged dramatic public showdowns against big banks and housing giants

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Walker recall campaign off to blazing start

After just two weeks, over 300,000 signatures have been collected for Scott Walker's recall. So far, collection totals average 1,040 signatures an hour and have far exceeded even the most optimistic expectations.

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Occupy movement takes up new challenges

The Oakland occupy movement is stepping up activities focused on national and local demands despite police evictions of its downtown tent encampments.

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Scott Walker's got to go! (with video)

This past Saturday more than 30,000 fired up Recall Walker activists rallied at the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.

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Occupy, unions and allies: "We refuse to be evicted"

Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.

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Occupy El Paso evicted from downtown plaza, seven arrested

Other non-violent protests planned.

National day of action on voting rights set for Dec 10

A national day of action has been set for December 10, International Human Rights Day. The nationwide protests have been called by a new coalition, the Stand for Freedom campaign.

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