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Feeling the Bern: Bernie Sanders is hot in Los Angeles

Sanders's campaign is history-making: Record crowds, record support, and still a year out from the nominating convention - and all for a guy who says he'll refuse all corporate cash.


National Nurses United endorses Sanders

Sanders said they have the same goals of restoring the economy and the country to control of and benefit for the middle class, and urged them to join a mass movement to do just that.


American Federation of Teachers endorses Hillary Clinton

Weingarten put the union's endorsement in the context of scrapping the Bush-era No Child Left Behind and its teach-to-the-test penalizing of students and schools.



Pelosi endorses Hillary Clinton – almost

"If you don't vote - and some in the opposition have told me that they don't want you to vote - you don't count."


Rapper Killer Mike endorses Bernie Sanders

Sanders support for the Voting Rights Act was decisive in securing Killer Mike's support. 


Michigan election results underline need to energize voters

While Republican turnout was down, the increase in Democratic turnout fell far short of what was needed to win.


As elections approach, unions rev up fight for Social Security

"The tea party Republicans divide the country: Scaring people is not standing up for people."


Senate battle on minimum wage hike to erupt after Easter

That announcement by Senator Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, brought cheers from a jammed Capitol rally after the labor-backed "Raise The Wage" bus ended its 11-state tour by halting at the foot of Capitol Hill.


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."


Virginia's tea party could be over Nov. 5

If the polls are to be believed, tea party-backed candidates could well go down to defeat all over Virginia on November 5.

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