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Union local president describes how Romney killed a steel plant

Under Romney's leadership, the mill slashed 1,750 jobs, padlocked a division that had existed for 100 years and eventually sank into bankruptcy.

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Foreclosures set to rise in 2012

The slight dip in foreclosure rates in 2011 was not the beginning of a trend towards reversal of the mortgage crisis.

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Teen atheist wins lawsuit vs. school, religious banner

After a protest led by a young atheist, a federal judge has ordered the removal of an inappropriate prayer banner from a high school auditorium in Rhode Island.

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"Right-to-work (for less)" bill threatens democracy in Indiana

Labor rights and democracy are in grave danger in the Hoosier state.

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People of Wisconsin make history on recall

MADISON, Wis. - Participants in the drive by United Wisconsin to collect more than a million signatures to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker celebrated long and hard here last night.

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Bank of America forecloses on Whittier home, neighbors rally to fight it (video)

Whittier residents join fight to stop Bank of America from taking their neighbor's home. (video)

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Freedom is a constant struggle: Birmingham's MLK march (with video)

Birmingham honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

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Wikipedia goes dark in protest over internet piracy bill

Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia which has become an invaluable resource to millions of people worldwide, went offline this morning in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

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Over 1 million sign to force recall of Wisconsin governor

The people of Wisconsin today submitted over a million signatures on petitions to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, 460,000 more than  needed to trigger a recall election.

Voter suppression faces stiff opposition in Florida

A statement released by the Republican Party of Florida claims they are "closing the gap" on Democrats with new GOP  voter registrations. To analyze the facts properly one needs to look beyond the numbers.

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