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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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.

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Supreme Court ruling means mom's life or death

A California mother of two in the crowd on the steps of the Supreme Court defended President Obama's health care reform law

Illinois set to be battleground for Congressional seats in November elections

There are at least five battleground races that could help restore a Democratic majority.

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GOP budget vs the people

would destroy the American Dream and, according to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka,, "establish a government of, by and for the 1percent."The budget proposes the unleashing of numerous additional reductions in the living standards of working people.

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Walker allies lose grip on Wisconsin Senate

One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.

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Santorum played the clown in Puerto Rico

The minute Santorum opened his mouth, he managed to infuse an unusual degree of unity in the Puerto Rican political scene, around the following concept: Santorum is an ass.

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Santorum talks plain - but is a slick beltway insider

Santorum paid himself $2 million in fees for the years 2007-2010 until the state of Virginia caught up with the former U.S. Senator.

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Senate approved transportation bill would create 200,000 jobs

The Senate-approved bill now heads to the House, where unions and workers hope it will get passed.

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Bands want music pulled from Limbaugh’s “right-wing clown show”

"Our response: Hey, stop using our music on your racist, misogynist, right-wing clown show."

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