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Activists rally in Washington to reclaim American dream

Thousands of activists representing hundreds of national and local groups across the country are meeting here Oct. 3-5 at the Washington Hilton during the Take Back the American Dream conference.

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Sinn Fein will run candidate for Irish presidency

At Sein Fein's annual conference Sept. 9-10, change was in the wind.

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New Haven voters turn out for labor candidates

In an extraordinary Democratic primary election, New Haven voters overwhelmingly backed labor and grassroots community candidates for Board of Aldermen in 14 of 15 wards.

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After encounter with Perry, Bachmann feels HPV sting

A doctor is challenging Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann's wild claims that the HPV vaccine causes mental retardation.

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Close race for Weiner's Congress seat

Democrats are making a last minute push today, the day of the special election in New York's 9th Congressional District, where the surprisingly embattled Democratic candidate David Weprin is predicted to lose Republican Bob Turner.

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Connecticut Working Families Party sets agenda for 2012

This state's Working Families Party convened their annual meeting last week with a dispaly of strength.

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Ohio Republican forced to retract voter supression threat

Facing calls by area members of Congress for a Justice Department investigation, Secretary of State John Husted retracted a threat not to process mail ballot applications sent to voters by the  Cuyahoga County government.

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Working class issues highlighted in Kentucky governor’s race

The latest polls for the Kentucky gubernatorial election show a lead for the Democrat, with 52 percent of likely voters leaning towards him.

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Ohio rallies for union rights, voter rights

Thousands rallied in Columbus and hundreds in Cleveland Saturday to support efforts to repeal laws suppressing trade union and voting rights enacted by the extremist Republican administration of Gov. John Kasich.

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Koch money aids Scott Walker in Wisconsin voter suppression

It appears that the GOP is not alone in initiating voter suppression: Americans for Prosperity has joined in on the action.

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