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At U.S. Capitol: 1,275 arrested fighting for democracy

Our nonviolent, civil disobedience was one action among many during a week-long mobilization aimed at starting a new, broad-based movement to restore democracy in the U.S.

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Studies reveal importance of Latino vote in 2016

More people are realizing that the priority for November has to be not merely stopping Trump, but stopping the Republican candidate whoever he may be.

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Latino voters in central Florida mobilize against Trump

"What the campaign hopes to accomplish is voter outreach with Latinos because of the influx due to the Puerto Rican financial crisis: Folks are literally fleeing to the mainland."

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Bernie Sanders rally rocks Tucson

They came to hear his call for economic justice and equality, for his criticism of the billionaire class, happy to finally have a candidate that speaks to working class interests.

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Feeling the Bern: Bernie Sanders is hot in Los Angeles

Sanders's campaign is history-making: Record crowds, record support, and still a year out from the nominating convention - and all for a guy who says he'll refuse all corporate cash.

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Jews, the civil rights movement, Israel: hot topics in Open HIllel tour

In each of the campuses where they refused Open Hillel's request that we vets be permitted to speak, the Open Hillel students arranged alternative campus venues.

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At start of N.C. voting rights trial, activists take to the streets

"When I think of the martyrs of the civil rights movement who died for the right to vote, this country should be doing everything possible to ensure all people can vote."

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Appearing humbled, Emanuel wins second term as Chicago mayor

"We didn't lose today, we tried today; we fought hard for what we believed in; you don't succeed at this or anything else unless you try."

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Court stops CTA attempt to gag Garcia supporters in Chicago

 "Justice has been served in Chicago today, despite Mayor Emanuel's best efforts."

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Voting summit carries on march for voting rights

As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.

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