July

Netroots Nation 2010: Continuing to fight for change

Thousands of progressive bloggers and social media activists met at the annual Netroots Nation gathering in Las Vegas, Nevada July 22-25 and left determined not to allow the gains of 2008 to be lost in this year's elections.

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Right-winger Rand slips in Kentucky polls

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The latest poll, conducted by Kentucky-based CN/2 and published on its website July 22, indicates far-right Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul holds a slight lead over Democrat Jack Conway.

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Bush tax cuts for the rich puts GOP in hot seat

As the November elections get closer Republicans have another reason to worry.

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Chicago activists renew call for independent, progressive politics

On Chicago's southwest side, a renewed call for independent and progressive politics takes hold, and a new teachers' union president challenges school closing policy.

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“Time to tax the rich!” Bill Gates and other patriots say

Patriot Marion Melissa Burns marched on July 4th with this message, ""Bill Gates Sr. is right! He and his son should pay higher taxes. Vote yes on I-1098 in November. Tax the rich."