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Conn. gov joins in "We are one with the workers of Wisconsin"

"I am proud to stand with you and the workers of Wisconsin," Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy told hundreda at a Hartford rally Tuesday.

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Missouri Republicans work to dismantle non-discrimination act

A video put together by the Missouri Employee and Human Rights Coalition provides compelling testimony about the importance of protecting the state's non-discrimination law.

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Obama makes historic move on same-sex marriage rights

A federal law that bans recognition of same-sex marriage is unconstitutional says the Obama administration, which has ordered the Justice Department to stop defending it in courts nationwide.

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Rahm Emanuel elected Chicago mayor, voters say ho-hum

CHICAGO -- The only surprises in the Feb. 22 mayor's race were how quickly Rahm Emanuel's victory came in and the low voter turnout in the first mayor's race in decades that didn't have a Daley on the ballot.

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Fort Mose: early marker in African American freedom movement

The fight for African American freedom reaches back hundreds of years, even before the arrival of the British.

Wisconsin governor reveals allegiance to Koch brothers

A prank call to Scott Walker shows his real intentions.

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Koch brothers play self-serving role in Wisconsin battle

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget could mean sweet deals for the ultra-right Koch brothers, who are major business and political players in the state.

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Snow, ice and wind no deterrent as Wisconsin protests begin week two

Thousands of people braved the cold, even slept outside the state Capitol, to support workers' rights.

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Sit-in aims to end coal’s grip on Kentucky

Poet Wendell Berry and retired miner Stanley Sturgill were among  the Frankfort 14 who occupied the office of Gov. Steve Beshear Feb. 11-14.

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Montanans protest Republican assault on working families, environment

Montanans assembled at the State Capitol on President's Day to reject the ultra-right state legislature's assault on working families.

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