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March For America to Congress: get moving on immigration reform

WASHINGTON -- On the first really warm day here in Washington D.C., March 21, after a winter of record-breaking cold and snow, the National Mall saw the largest immigrant rights demonstration since the mega marches of 2006.

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Health care vote greeted as giant first step

Grassroots health care coalition greets historic bill's passage.

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Community clinics rally for health care reform

As the health care reform debate came down to the wire this week, supporters of community health clinics rallied March 17 in California.

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With health care street heat, progressives blunt teabaggers

Eyewitness report from a raucus demonstration on health care reform in Columbus, Ohio.

Criminal justice reform takes step forward

Small, but significant, victories are being made to reduce inequalities in criminal justice system.

Obama in Strongsville: It takes courage

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Speaking to a boisterous crowd of 800 in suburban Cleveland here, President Barack Obama made an impassioned appeal for health care reform.

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Michigan Rep. challenged for stance on health reform

The national health care reform debate took a new turn this week when a northern Michigan Democrat announced her intention to challenge Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich, for his seat.

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Health care reform goes down to the wire

President Obama has to overcome public fatigue and disillusionment, plus hostile opposition from Big Insurance and far-right ideologues, in order to rally enough "yes" votes in the House of Representatives for his health care reform plan.

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Obama rolls out health care plan, moves to block rate hikes

As insurers fearful of health care reform announce massive pre-emptive rate hikes the Obama administration proposed today to give the government the power to block the increases.

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In Michigan suburb, rally revitalizes health care fight

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. -- A standing room only rally in this suburban working class community showed a deep determination to overcome the months long Congressional stalemate that has prevented action on jobs, health care, immigration reform and other people's needs.

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