July

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Breakfast with a punch raises funds for People's World (video)

"We have to be united," GRO-Grassroots Organizing said - "Faith, labor, community, we have to get organized."

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Hershey's chocolate tainted with child exploitation, group charges

The Raise the Bar Hershey Campaign is urging chocolate lovers to choose another brand until Hershey's gets child abuse out of its chocolate.

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Minnesota unions await details of deal to end shutdown

The two sides were at an impasse over how to resolve a $5 billion deficit for the budget period that started July 1.

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Budget must "respect, protect" women, coalition says

National Council of Womens' Organizations launched the Respect, Protect, Reject Campaign, and is calling on lawmakers to uphold Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and emphasize women's concerns in the talks.

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On the Bayou, BP oil spill hasn’t gone away

Eric Guzman carries himself like any healthy 35-year-old, but his eyes tell you he's been through what only someone much older would normally have experienced.

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Retired, but fighting: ARA stands up for Social Security (video)

Barbara Easterling, president of the 4-million-member Alliance for Retired Americans, tells it like it is about Social Security and the budget crisis.

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Bachmann and Santorum spark furor over slavery, "family values"

How much slack are voters likely to cut Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum for signing a racist, gay-bashing "family values" pledge as they pandered to the bigots in their campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination?

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Wisconsin recalls, round one: Dems sweep

Despite GOP shenanigans, labor-backed Democratic State Senate hopefuls swept six races in the first round of Wisconsin's state recall elections.

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Cantor, GOP hoping to bring down Obama on debt ceiling

Republicans appear ready to cause mass havoc for the United States - all for the chance to bring down President Obama.

Pick up the phone today

It's toll-free: today and tomorrow, July 14 and 15, call 1-866-251-4044 and voice your opposition to any plans to cut Social Security.

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