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Seeking time to plan for son, Army mother is arrested

For now, U.S. Army Specialist Alexis Hutchinson has not been forced to deploy to Afghanistan, leaving her 11-month-old son, Kamani, in foster care.

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Health care vigil calls on Lieberman’s conscience

Over 500 Connecticut supporters of health care with a strong public option gathered in front of Sen. Joseph Lieberman's home for an interfaith prayer vigil Sunday.

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Texans say health care can’t wait!

The Texas AFL-CIO initiated a statewide rally for health care reform at the state capitol for November 14.

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Republicans try to block Senate health care debate

Health care advocates say the priority now is pressing senators to stand up to the insurance industry's stalling tactic.

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ACORN sues U.S. gov’t over ban on funds

"The problem for us is, this month it's ACORN, next month it's the NAACP, the month after that it's the ACLU," civil liberties attorney Bill Quigley said, explaining why the Center for Constituional Rights has filed a lawsuit on behalf of ACORN.

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Activists say ‘thanks’ for health care reform

Video: In Dallas, activists from MoveOn, Organizing for America, Jobs with Justice and the Progressive Center of Texas poured into the offices of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson to thank her for voting for health care reform.

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Health reform gets thumbs up from business community

In its ongoing campaign to pass health reform, the White House this week highlighted a new report from the Business Roundtable (BRT) on healthcare costs.

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Obama calls White House jobs summit

With jobless rates at record levels, President Obama announced that he will hold a White House jobs summit in December to tackle the crisis.

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Poultry companies on trial in film and courtroom

Don McCorkell, a former Oklahoma state representative, has made a compelling film that will make you think twice before you buy your next chicken wing.

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