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Right-wing blogger Andrew Breitbart dead at 43

Andrew Breitbart, a right-wing blogger and provocateur known for his attacks on labor, peace, civil rights and a host of other progressive organizations died late last night at the age of 43.

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100,000 demand Clarence Thomas stay out of health care hearing

Over 100,000 signatures demanding Justice Clarence Thomas recuse himself from upcoming March hearings on the Affordable Care Act were presented to the Supreme Court on Friday. 

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Billy Graham's son Franklin questions Obama's Christianity

The Rev. Franklin Graham today joined a list of right-wingers who have questioned President Obama's faith. Graham is the son of evangelist Billy Graham.

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Online campaign to boycott Koch Industries grows

The Koch brothers are a major funder of the tea party and several right-wing think tanks.

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Progressive SuperPAC targets Tea Party Republicans

The SuperPAC, a form of political committee that has served the political interests of the wealthy, is being turned on its head by the CREDO SuperPAC.

GOP caves, Congress passes jobless benefits extension

Congress finally passed a two-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits and a Social Security payroll tax cut for workers.

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Ohio celebrates: Union-busting bill goes down by landslide

Labor and community activists throughout Ohio jubilantly celebrated the massive defeat of Issue 2 and  repeal of the draconian union-busting SB 5.

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Missouri workers: Christie's plan "sick and wrong"

Chris Christie, a Republican, threw union contracts out the window and enacted laws forcing unions to pay more into their pension and health care benefits packages.

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Rock band may sell teaparty.com for $1 million

When Canadian rock band The Tea Party formed in 1990, they had no idea they would soon share their moniker with one of the most controversial right-wing groups in America.

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Demand for job creation swells across the nation

At rallies, meetings, marches, demonstrations and press conferences from one end of the nation to the other demands for massive job creation are challenging the tea party inspired focus on the federal deficit.

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