March

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GOP stalls Violence Against Women Act renewal

Renewal of the Violence Against Women Act is tied up in Congress. The reason: Republicans.

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Cesar Chavez: A true American hero

It's Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed byPresident Obama and observed throughout the country on the 85th birth date of the late founder of the United Farm Workers union

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Pro-worker Rep. Moore personalizes rape in speech

Moore provided explicit details as well as earnestness.

Poll: Arizonans oppose right-wing agenda

Arizonans, including self-identified Republicans, overwhelmingly oppose the extreme legislative agenda being pushed by lawmakers at the Statehouse.

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Environment and politics: one and the same

"Capitalism is fundamentally incapable of dealing with climate change." These were the words of microbial ecologist Steve McCallister.

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Wisconsin board certifies recall signatures

"Today is another historic day in democracy for the state of Wisconsin," said Phil Neuenfeldt, president of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO.

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"Holiday on ICE" is anything but, immigration lawyers charge

This hearing ignored the grim reality of the U.S. immigration detention system, which is marked by abuse.

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Top Dem says control of House a tossup in 2012

"My job is to elect 25 Democrats so we can stop these union-bashing, Medicare-privatizing, Social Security-destroying House Republicans,"  said Rep. Steve Israel.

New York City Council calls for justice for Trayvon Martin

A resolution expressing the council's outrage was initiated by council members Letitia James, D-Brooklyn, and Melissa Mark-Viverito, D-Manhattan.

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Video shows shooter uninjured after Trayvon murder

There are no visible signs of injuries to Zimmermann's head or blood on his clothes. His attorney has said that his client suffered a broken nose and a gash to his head .

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