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Huge crowd pledges to fight for MLK's 'Dream'

Fifty years after Dr. King first gave his "I Have a Dream Speech" to 100,000 in this city, a diverse sea of people again flooded a two-mile stretch of Woodward Ave, Detroit's main thoroughfare.

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Virginia elections lineup features extremist Republicans

DANVILLE, Va. - The race for Virginia's governor may be remembered for how many shoes will drop before Election Day.

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Chicago joins 12-city protest against Koch Tribune grab

CHICAGO - People from all over this city jammed the entrances of the Chicago Tribune today demanding that it not be sold to Koch industries, the company owned by David and Charles Koch, top fundraisers for the tea party.

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GOP attempts to defund, block Obamacare

Republicans in Congress are continuing to try everything possible to obstruct, delay or outright prevent the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare.

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Subscribers protest Koch brothers Orlando Sentinel grab

Central Floridians protest Koch brothers scheme to buy Orlando Sentinel and turn it into the "Tea Party Tribune."

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Suit filed to stop Michigan's emergency manager law

What is happening in Michigan "is a threat to everyone in this nation," said Al Sharpton. "If you get away with it in Detroit, you can get away with it all over the nation."

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Workers coast-to-coast demand rollback of "sequester" cuts

At least 160 cities and towns across the country saw mass demonstrations yesterday against the "sequester" - the $85 billion in budget cuts over the next six months that Congress, through its inaction, has allowed to happen.

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Saving Texas schools

About 3,000 school workers and their allies rallied at the Capitol in Austin March 11. Buses came from all over the state.

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Floridians rally for free, fair elections

Orlando residents rallied  March 5 --the first day of the 2013 Florida legislative session - to demand "true election reform" that would make voting "free, fair and accessible to all." 

The Congressional crisis calendar countdown

For two years, we have had continual crises with debt ceilings, budget resolutions, and really big scary numbers.

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