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Congressman stands up for Kentucky workers

Kentucky's Democratic Congressperson, John Yarmuth, voted against the repeal of health care reform, voicing the opinion of the Kentucky working people.

Supreme Court limits employer ability to retaliate in job discrimination cases

Retaliation against a third-party employee is illegal under federal law, the Supreme Court ruled.

National outrage: Akron mother jailed for putting kids in suburban school

The case of Kelley Williams-Bolar, an African American resident of Akron, Ohio, highlights the ongoing problems of racism and segregation in our country.

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Massachusetts aims to curb modern-day slavery

Massachusetts is one of only five states without a law aimed at ending human trafficking, but a bill introduced Jan. 20 into both the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives aims to change that.

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Chicago Chamber of Commerce seeks ‘business friendly' city council

The Chicago Chamber of Commerce announced it's endorsement of 35 aldermanic candidates Jan. 26.

Filibuster curbs defeated

A campaign backed by organized labor, to curb the power of Senate minorities to halt virtually every piece of legislation by filibustering, went down in flames in the tradition-bound chamber on Jan. 27.

Rabbis denounce ‘hundreds’ of Fox News Holocaust remarks

The real cheapening of Holocaust memories comes, says a coalition of 400 rabbis, from people like Glenn Beck.

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Troops line up in fight to stop GOP attack on government

Senate Democrats came out swinging Jan. 26 against a GOP budget plan they said risks the loss of 1 million jobs.

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Lawmaker panel faults “reckless” banks as causing great recession

According to a federal panel, "reckless" banks and faulty regulators were the chief source of the recent crisis.

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Is Rahm Emanuel the right choice for Chicago?

The Illinois Supreme Court will decide if  Rahm Emanuel will stay on the mayoral ballot for Chicago's Feb. 22 election. But is he the right choice for Chicagoans?

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