February

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Congresswomen defend birth control for all

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and three other congresswomen attended a special news conference, reacting to Republican Speaker John Boehner's harsh attack on the Obama administration's birth control policy.

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Jobless benefits and payroll tax cut in danger, SEIU warns

Republican lawmakers are plotting to allow extra federal jobless benefits and the "temporary" payroll tax cut for 160 million workers to lapse.

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Protesters slam Kasich for “selling out Ohio”

Protesters denounced huge tax giveaways to the rich and big business that the governor is paying for with cuts to education, mental health and city services.

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Victory for women: Komen reinstates Planned Parenthood funding

The reversal came after a firestorm of protests over the cutoff, including charges that it was a cave-in to Republican/right-wing pressure.

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Ron Paul’s neo-Nazi ties, Romney alliance exposed

When hacking activist group Anonymous began a mission to take down the white supremacist party, they were surprised by what they found

Arizona next battleground in workers’ rights war

Neither the state AFL-CIO's efforts nor the special election recall loss in November of a key radical right ally stopped GOP Gov. Jan Brewer

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Romney's win spurs Florida organizing to "pink slip Mitt" in November

Candidates spent heavily on TV spots in the days leading up to the primary, fueled by lavish corporate contributions to Super PACs.

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