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Still time to influence outcome of 2014 election

You just don't feel like you've done enough to make sure that Tuesday's election doesn't turn into a nightmare scenario for workers' rights. What can you do?

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Obama barnstorms in Wisconsin against the GOP

Without mentioning Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Scott Walker by name, President Obama blasted Walker for opposing an increase in Wisconsin's $7.25 minimum wage.

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Election Protection Coalition running radio campaign in Texas

As voters head to the polls in the last days of early voting, Election Protection announced an important radio advertisement campaign focused on informing Texas voters about their rights.

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Early voting runs strong against GOP in North Carolina

Moral Monday has staged "March to the Polls" and "Souls to the Polls" to early voting polling places across the state.

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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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House race in Virginia shows what’s at stake in election

For many years, the 10th CD seat was held by Republican Congressman Frank Wolf, who easily beat off all challenges from Democrats.  But Wolf is now retiring, leaving this as an open seat.  

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Turnout is the wildcard in Texas election

What could make all polls obsolete is voter turnout: labor and the progressive forces are knocking themselves out to increase it!

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Judicial system and democratic rights at stake in 2014 elections

Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.

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Message to retirees: vote in self-defense

New Hampshire senior citizens, their families, and neighbors should do their homework and vote in self-defense on November 4.

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