September

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Tea party tries to save one of its own in Illinois

Right-wing groups are pouring more than $1 million to support the reelection campaign of Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill.

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“Adios Arpaio” campaign heats up in Arizona

The notoriously racist Tea Party darling likes to call himself "the toughest sheriff in the country," but it seems he is afraid to openly debate his main opponent.

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Progressives say election may bolster social safety net

The increasingly likely win by President Obama may amount to a mandate to preserve, if not extend, the social safety net and the social insurance programs.

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Romney's plane window flub shows his head's in the clouds

The next time Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney boards a plane, he'd like to be able to roll his window down.

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How about a Puerto Rican senator from Arizona?

The first-ever U.S. senator of Puerto Rican descent - elected not from New York, Massachusetts, or Illinois, but from Arizona.

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Wisconsin’s anti-collective bargaining law struck down

Unions and their members are thrilled about a Wisconsin court ruling Friday striking down the state law pushed by Gov. Scott Walker.

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Coming out for equality in Memphis

"This very ground was built on the struggle for equality and equal rights."

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With toxic plant ready for demolition, NJ residents voice concerns

The E.C. Electroplating plant - the source of a nearly 30 year-old toxic chromium spill currently wending its way beneath this town - will be torn down in early October.

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As wolves lose protection, activists keep issue in their crosshairs

Concerned activists noted that the "delisting" of wolves leaves them vulnerable to the state government's hostile agenda, which involves drawing up plans for an autumn slaughter.

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Should kids go to jail for skipping school?

"What is the responsibility of the school? If they have a 50 percent failure rate, it should indicate something is wrong."

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