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“Latino voters have a check to cash” for immigration reform

Latinos influenced the election outcome in a big way this year, helping to ensure President Barack Obama's second term.


Latino voter numbers to rise 25 percent

The number of Latino voters will rise by 25 percent in the 2012 election, to 12.6 million, compared to 2008, and they'll hold the key votes in more states than ever before.


Reclaim democracy, protect the vulnerable says faith community

At its Fire of Faith, Rekindling Democracy rally this past Sunday, the Detroit metropolitan faith community unveiled a new kind of "heat" beginning to sweep the region.


Battling the Brooklyn Democratic boss

New York State assemblyman Vito J. Lopez has been censured for substantiated accusations of sexual harassment of two women who worked in his district office. Lopez has denied the charges.


Doctors converge on DNC to defend Obamacare

A big bus emblazoned with the words, "Patients Over Politics" rolled into town during Carolina Fest.


Florida voters support immigration reform

A recent poll offering a snapshot of Florida voters found that they back the President's decision to end deportations of DREAM Act-eligible youth. They also support some broader, more sweeping reform.


Supreme Court upholds health care law

In a historic decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld virtually all of the health reform law to extend health coverage to most uninsured Americans.


The new health care law and you – Ask a doc!

A group of physicians here has formed a speakers bureau dubbed, "The New Healthcare Law and You - Ask a Doc!"

President Obama and Californians weigh in on health care debate

Declaring the health law "constitutional," the president said, "We are confident that this will be upheld because it should be upheld."


California’s single-payer health bill moves forward

Backers of single-payer health care cheered as the California Universal Health Care Act passed from the Senate Appropriations Committee onto the Senate floor.

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