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Thousands rally at N.C. Moral Monday vowing "silence never again."

To kick off the second year of "Moral Mondays," they demonstrated in open defiance of rules Republicans enacted last week to restrict protests in the legislative building.

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Strategy working for same-sex marriage supporters

Supporters routinely ask gay couples to meet with reluctant lawmakers to put a human face on same-sex marriage. They file lawsuits. They use unexpected allies to spread their message.

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Ohio students, faculty, parents: Reinvest in higher education

"Ohioans deserve responsible budgeting that will provide more support for higher education and reduce the out-of-pocket expenses for our students."

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Baraka wins Newark mayoralty with united labor support

A labor movement united around his election in the Newark mayoral campaign is seen as having been a key cause of the victory of Ras Baraka.

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Obama urges Congress to act on job-creating infrastructure bill

President Obama says more federal spending will help avert a looming crisis that could stifle economic growth and torment commuters.

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Communists to convene in Chicago

The party's 30th national convention will be held June 12-15 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Politically, we are ready. It's going to be a great affair."

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N. Calif. CPUSA convention debates environment, racism, 2014 elections

"We must walk the walk with the people in the struggles for economic and democratic reforms. Every victory does make a difference in people's lives."

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White House tackles college sexual assault

A new report released by the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault says that one in five college women suffers sexual assault.

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Mothers Day flowers nice but equal pay better

A total of 4.7 million moms and their families would see an increase in wages. That's one fifth of all working moms and their families who would benefit.

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Fight to stop vote suppression back in North Carolina courts

"The North Carolina legislature passed the most sweeping, discriminatory voter suppression bill in the country, then sought to hide their hands and skirt the scrutiny of the law."

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