January

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Del Valle emerges as Chicago's progressive mayoral candidate

Miguel Del Valle emerges as Chicago's progressive mayoral candidate.

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Immigrant rights activists step up fight in Utah

A group of young people with a group called "Cuentame" has taken the fight for immigrant rights to a whole new level.

Sacramentans weigh in on governor’s budget plan

Brown has proposed a combination of more than $12 billion in cuts plus extending last years' temporary increase in income and sales taxes for several more years.

Fight over Social Security is on

The 112th Congress is barely under way and a fight has already broken out - on partisan lines, of course - over Social Security and Medicare.

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Ohio poll: Don't cut people's programs

The old adage that people may want the ox gored, but not their ox, appears to hold true in the findings of an Quinnipiac poll published last week in Ohio.

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Congressman stands up for Kentucky workers

Kentucky's Democratic Congressperson, John Yarmuth, voted against the repeal of health care reform, voicing the opinion of the Kentucky working people.

Supreme Court limits employer ability to retaliate in job discrimination cases

Retaliation against a third-party employee is illegal under federal law, the Supreme Court ruled.

National outrage: Akron mother jailed for putting kids in suburban school

The case of Kelley Williams-Bolar, an African American resident of Akron, Ohio, highlights the ongoing problems of racism and segregation in our country.

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Massachusetts aims to curb modern-day slavery

Massachusetts is one of only five states without a law aimed at ending human trafficking, but a bill introduced Jan. 20 into both the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives aims to change that.

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Chicago Chamber of Commerce seeks ‘business friendly' city council

The Chicago Chamber of Commerce announced it's endorsement of 35 aldermanic candidates Jan. 26.

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