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Primaries end with Scott Brown win but some tea party losses

The 2014 primary election season came to an end yesterday with the former Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown winning the GOP primary in New Hampshire.

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Ohio governor candidate issues working-class program

Fitzgerald showed the stark difference between his program and the the anti-labor, anti-civil rights, anti-woman, anti-local government, anti-public education policies of the incumbent.

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Kasich slaps working Ohio's face, but will we remember sting in November?

It's been a long and painful four years for working and middle-class Ohioans due to the (slightly checked) extreme right wing rule.

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“We are the mayor:” Newark inaugurates new mayor

A large and enthusiastic Newark crowd celebrated the inauguration of its 40th mayor, Ras Baraka, last week at the city's New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

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House GOP approves hiring of lawbreakers as federal contractors

The House GOP majority rejected a Democratic attempt to aid low-wage workers by ending federal government hiring of contractors who violate the law.

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Working Families Party, citing “historic coalition,” backs Cuomo re-election bid

In spite of deep anger and skepticism about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's sincerity, the Working Families Party has endorsed his re-election bid.

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Seattle City Council panel OKs $15 an hour minimum wage

An ordinance that gradually increases the minimum wage in Seattle to $15 an hour was approved Thursday by a City Council committee, setting up a full council vote next week.

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High point of the week: House votes to end medical pot crackdowns

The somewhat surprising 219-189 vote came as the House debated a bill funding the Justice Department's budget. The measure now heads to the Democratic Senate.

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Illinois working families face major threat with Rauner primary win

Working families, organized labor, progressives and other democratic forces face a major threat from the right with billionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner.

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U.S. Senate race in Georgia reaches a new low

The campaign is raffling off an AR-15 semiautomatic assault rifle as a way to build a list of conservative supporters.

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