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Immigration activists arrested at civil rights meet

The protest, organized by United We Dream, was to "protect Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of civil rights for all, including the immigrant community."

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Revive long-term unemployment benefits now

The Senate passed a bill reviving the program for long-term jobless workers. House leaders have said they won't take up the Senate bill, and Congress is due to leave town for a two-week recess.

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Ohio, the other border

Every Tuesday night in Painesville, Ohio, immigrants with a common denominator meet at a converted church: they are protagonists or collateral damage in the government's deportation machine.

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Fast for families activists demand Cantor support immigration reform

On February 24, two buses, one with a northern route, the other covering the south departed from Los Angeles. to visit 70 cities, ending up in Washington on April 9.

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Kentuckians blast McConnell for opposing minimum wage hike

"Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) has voted against every minimum wage increase since he's been in the U.S. Senate, but he's voted for his own raise and now he's worth $25 million."

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Today in women's history: Abigail Adams attacked sexism, "fomented rebellion"

On March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams urged the Continental Congress and her husband, John Adams, to consider women's rights.

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1.3 million jobless could go over the cliff Dec. 28

"I was once the main breadwinner but now we are not really able to make ends meet."

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GOP blocks immigration reform

As the year 2013 draws to an end, the fight for immigrants' rights, and especially for the legalization of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants believed to be in the United States, continues.

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Congress pressed to pass Wall Street “Robin Hood tax”

 "With the financial transaction tax we can raise the revenue we need and discourage excessive speculation on Wall Street."

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John Conyers hailed as 50-year warrior for the people

If ever someone merited a tribute, Congressman John Conyers Jr., the dean of the Congressional Black Caucus and second longest serving member in the history of the House, certainly fits the bill.

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