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D.C. court nominations put spotlight on filibuster

"The country needs a Senate that works as our founders intended."

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Cancer patients more likely to go bankrupt

Cancer patients are twice as likely to file for bankruptcy as people without cancer, a study in Washington State has found.

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Audio: Demanding food safety, Houston protests GMOs

Houstonians join food safety advocates around the world to demonstrate against a biotech giant they say may be poisoning us all.

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Texas clergy and students back Walmart strikers

We protested low wages, unattainable benefits, and murderous uncertain working hours.

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President Obama hosts event aimed at reducing mental health stigma

President Barack Obama called for a more robust national discussion on mental illness, saying the time had come to bring the issue "out of the shadows."

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Michigan unions join environmentalists in call for infrastructure repair

More than the climate is changing. A packed town hall meeting on climate change and infrastructure needs showed a growing level of concern and unity between labor and the environmental movement.

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Florida rally says: "Buzz off, Monsanto"

Central Floridians turned out or the March Against Monsanto targeting the biotechnology mega-corporation and its role in the propagation of genetically modified seeds.

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Protesters to Obama: "400,000, not one more deportation"

CHICAGO - Twelve undocumented Chicagoans were arrested May 29 as they blocked rush hour traffic to demand that President Obama stop deportations.

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Chicago joins 12-city protest against Koch Tribune grab

CHICAGO - People from all over this city jammed the entrances of the Chicago Tribune today demanding that it not be sold to Koch industries, the company owned by David and Charles Koch, top fundraisers for the tea party.

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GOP attempts to defund, block Obamacare

Republicans in Congress are continuing to try everything possible to obstruct, delay or outright prevent the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare.

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