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Trumka: Voters don't want to go back

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said as he wrapped up campaigning in Philadelphia on Election Day that voters "don't want to go back to the times when Wall Street controlled everything."

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Crunch time for the midterm elections

It's crunch time! The polls are open and today's the day to cast your vote for candidates who will fight for working families, not candidates funded by the corporations.

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Rand Paul supporter stomps MoveOn activist in Kentucky

In the infamous video of the scene, one can actually hear the crunching as he stomps Valle repeatedly.

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Stewart and Colbert draw mammoth crowd with many messages

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert framed Saturday's rally as a call for national unity and a rejection of media fear-mongering , but many participants had a more specific political message in mind.

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Texas labor ends early voting with style

An October 28 rally at the Teachers Hall wrapped up a very successful early voting period in Texas.

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New York poised to reject tea party Paladino

NEW YORK — With the election just a few days away, New York voters are expected to reject tea party candidate Carl Paladino, the Buffalo businessman on the Republican ticket.

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Town hall meet calls for U.S. manufacturing strategy

"We have to make manufacturing a priority again," Rep. Russ Carnahan, D-Mo., told over 250 union members, community activists and students here at a town-hall style meeting sponsored by the Alliance for American Manufacturing.

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Where is the “change?”

“Where is the change in the promise of ‘change’?”

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90,000 union members hit the street in final election push

The AFL-CIO says its push will, in effect, build a "firewall" that will hold the line on expected Republican gains and allow Democrats to retain control of both houses of Congress.

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Bill Clinton: youth, student vote is critical

If African Americans, Latinos, first time voters and students defy predictions and vote in large numbers November 2, Democrats can prevent a Republican takeover of Congress.

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