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Religious voters back Pope's stands against racism, income inequality, for worker rights

Pope Francis I has been outspoken about the rights of workers to be valued and respected - including their rights to join unions - and against income inequality and poverty.

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Walker offers rightwing policies tried and tested in his Wisconsin lab

Wisconsin stands as the actual laboratory of failure for Republican ideology and pain for the people.

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Marchers in Phoenix demand an “Arpaio-free” Arizona

"We won't have justice in Maricopa County until Federal immigration agents get out of the county jail and stop relying on prejudiced policies."

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Labor leaders meet with Bernie Sanders

"We thought it was important to hear his ideas: how he plans to take on the big-money interests that are strangling our political system and our economy."

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American Federation of Teachers endorses Hillary Clinton

Weingarten put the union's endorsement in the context of scrapping the Bush-era No Child Left Behind and its teach-to-the-test penalizing of students and schools.

 

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AFL-CIO statement on Scott Walker announcement

Trumka released a statement in response to Gov. Walker's upcoming announcement that he is running for president of the U.S.

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Millions across America celebrate LGBT pride

Streets were packed with crowds cheering and talking about the Friday Supreme Court decision.

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South Chicago community faces down prep school board over firings

"Telling teachers that they might lose their health insurance if they unionize is not living honestly."

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In 6-3 decision, Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

"After more than 50 votes in Congress to repeal this law, after multiple challenges to this law before the Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay."

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UFC's ultimate fighters battle for fair treatment

Sara McMann researched and found that 86 percent of women fighters in the UFC could be negatively impacted by the deal with Reebok.

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