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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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Health public option springs back to life

 A group of influential Democratic senators called yesterday on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include the public option in the reconciliation process on health care reform.

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Action for health care grows

Dozens of marches, rallies and vigils are taking place during the week-long recess demanding that Congress "pass health care that works for us now."

 

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Dems face challenge in holding N. Dakota seat

Why would a state like this, which hasn't had a Republican senator in 24 years, even conside replacing a liberal populist with a right-wing Republican?

Audio: Communist Party responds to Obama's SOTU address

The following is an interview with Communist Party Executive Vice Chair Jarvis Tyner in response to President Obama's January 27th state of the union address. It was conducted Thursday January 28th.

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Deficit commission slammed as ‘reckless’ attack on Social Security, Medicare

The "deficit commission" would "undemocratically subvert the normal legislative process and recklessly target Social Security and Medicare," a Campaign for America's Future leader warned.

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Mass. vote shouldn’t dampen immigration reform prospects, leaders say

National Latino civil rights advocates, labor leaders and immigrant rights supporters say comprehensive immigration reform remains a bipartisan effort despite Tuesday's election results.

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Immigration reform support sweeps country

Immigrant workers, joined by labor, clergy and civil rights groups, launched a national campaign for immigration reform last week with over 100 vigils, rallies and press events.

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Massachusetts vote shows people want results

Yesterday's Senate contest in Massachusetts shows that voters are "frustrated at the lack of action coming from Washington," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said today.

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