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Voters give Obama four more years to move nation forward

Battling an unprecedented barrage of lies, voter suppression laws, racially-charged attacks and fringe ideology on women, immigrants, gays and lesbians, fueled with billions of Wall Street and secretive super PACS dollars, the coalition backing the president pulled off what was once seen as an impossible task: reelection.

Elections in the new Virginia

On November 6, voters in the key battleground state of Virginia formed extremely long lines and in some cases waited for hours to vote.


Obama winning Latino vote

President Obama is on his way to winning more Latino votes today than any other presidential candidate in history.


Labor movement celebrates with the nation

First there was anticipation, touched with a little bit of angst.  Then there was exhilaration.


Democracy comes out on top on Nov. 6

The Communist Party said a year ago that the 2012 elections would be the main front of the class and democratic struggle, and subsequent events have confirmed that fact.


Mother Nature shakes up presidential elections

Last week Mother Nature fired a warning shot across the bow of American politics.


Right-wing vigilantes barred from 30 Ohio polling places

True the Vote has been barred from Franklin County, Ohio polling places.


Unraveling California’s $11 million mystery

After days of drama, Californians now know something about the origins of a mystery $11 million political donation - the largest anonymous donation in the state's history - but much more is still hidden from view.


Unions warn about phony emails and other voting problems

Union activists at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and the state's Service Employees International Union say that African American voters here are the targets of emails warning them not to vote the "straight Democratic" ticket because it supposedly would not include President Obama.


In Massachusetts, Warren race a ground operation

In the central Massachusetts region, the city of Worcester and Worcester County are seen as crucial to the race.

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