November

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Students, faculty & workers protest U of Calif. hikes, cutbacks

Thousands of students, faculty, campus workers and community supporters gathered Nov. 18 in historic Sproul Plaza to protest at proposed 32 percent fee hike.

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Senate to move forward on health reform debate

Debate on a new Senate health care bill released by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Nov. 18 is set to begin later this week.

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Jobs legislation being considered in Congress

Responding to growing demands to address the unemployment crisis, Congressional Democrats have indicated legislation for a new jobs bill is currently under consideration, possibly by year's end.

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Study exposes anti-government trends, influence of Glenn Beck

Since the 2008 election of Barack Obama, the country's first African American president, a wave of anger, public incivility, rising conspiracy theories and a climate of fervor has swept the nation.

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Supreme Court fumbles Native American mascot challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court refused this week to hear a case involving a lawsuit by Native American activists on use of the name "Washington Redskins."

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Hunger in America

In a sure sign the recession is far from over the Department of Agriculture reported that close to 50 million people in the U.S. are going hungry.

Seeking time to plan for son, Army mother is arrested

For now, U.S. Army Specialist Alexis Hutchinson has not been forced to deploy to Afghanistan, leaving her 11-month-old son, Kamani, in foster care.

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Health care vigil calls on Lieberman’s conscience

Over 500 Connecticut supporters of health care with a strong public option gathered in front of Sen. Joseph Lieberman's home for an interfaith prayer vigil Sunday.

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Texans say health care can’t wait!

The Texas AFL-CIO initiated a statewide rally for health care reform at the state capitol for November 14.

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Health reform gets thumbs up from business community

In its ongoing campaign to pass health reform, the White House this week highlighted a new report from the Business Roundtable (BRT) on healthcare costs.

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