Opinion

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Voters rebuke GOP in special elections

Upsets by Democratic candidates may serve as a warning to Republicans that voters aren't appreciative of their agenda.

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Illinois plans devastating cuts in disabilities services

These cuts target our most vulnerable citizens and are being sold as a way to balance Illinois' estimated $13 billion deficit. The truth is, these cuts are short sighted and will send us on a path of destruction.

Social Security and Medicare cutters, back off

Your senators and representative in Washington need to hear from you on this.

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The "good" war's invisible wounds

Mythologizing and romanticizing World War II ignores its complex legacy.

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Ob-gyn doc: Fight back against sexual assault

There are more than 300,000 rape-related physical assaults against women each year in the United States. 

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Killing Libya in order to save it

Once again the U.S. is using depleted uranium munition, this time in Libya.

Stop the attack on Planned Parenthood

Republicans are trying to wipe out all funding for family planning, and defund Planned Parenthood entirely, in the budget bill to be voted on shortly.

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Your mailman contemplates Obamacare

As this national debate plays out, I hope we all take some time to stop and really consider what kind of nation we want to leave our children.

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Startling facts about infanticide and mothers

A disturbing study finds that killing of newborn babies in some parts of France is five times more frequent than official estimates had expected - but why?

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Do right by veterans

Veterans face challenges of joblessness, homelessness, and visible and "invisible" injuries - a real tribute means doing right, not right-wing, by them.

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