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Bringing Obamacare to life

Health care reform is on track now that President Obama has been reelected, but the struggle to fully implement the ACA is heating up.

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Voter suppression scandal rocks Arizona

Unlike other Americans, Arizonans were not able to wake up the next morning to news of the state's election results.

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Obama carries Florida, progressives make gains

President Barack Obama has achieved a narrow victory in Florida over Mitt Romney, according to the recount finished on Sat., Nov. 10.

Momentum grows for ending the filibuster

The newly elected, slightly more Democratic U.S. Senate must tackle comprehensive filibuster reform or it will grind to a dead halt again.

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CT working families defeat Linda's lies

Connecticut voters smacked down tea party Republican Linda McMahon on Election Day and chose Rep. Chris Murphy to be their new U.S. Senator.

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Clergy: "Reject grand bargain, tax the rich"

Federal budget cuts will devastate social programs, "plunge communities into ruin and destruction, and cost lives."

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Janitors slated for Christmas layoff swamp City Hall

Hundreds of O'Hare Airport workers slated to lose their jobs just before Christmas marched through City Hall today, chanting and waving banners, flags and signs.

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Election Day in California: a bad day for Republicans

Nov. 6 was a very bad day to be a Republican in California.

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The 2012 elections changed Texas

The growing Latino vote, much discussed in national politics, may have accounted for the Democrats' successes in Texas.

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Sneak attack on financial regulations underway on Capitol Hill

A sneak attack against financial re-regulation - undoing the reforms imposed on Wall Street and similar finaglers after the 2008 crash - is underway on Capitol Hill.

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