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Primaries end with Scott Brown win but some tea party losses

The 2014 primary election season came to an end yesterday with the former Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown winning the GOP primary in New Hampshire.

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President's delay on immigration action allows crisis to deepen

Despite his anger, U.S. Rep Luis Gutiérrez (D, Il.) said people should not allow their disgust regarding inaction on immigration reform to keep them from voting in November.

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Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale!

"The concentration of wealth in too few hands and growing inequality is hitting hard at working families."

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Arizona voters dump two right-wingers

The majority of Arizonans were delighted to see the state's incumbent attorney general, Tom Horne, and Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Huppenthal, defeated.

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Ohio governor candidate issues working-class program

Fitzgerald showed the stark difference between his program and the the anti-labor, anti-civil rights, anti-woman, anti-local government, anti-public education policies of the incumbent.

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Kasich slaps working Ohio's face, but will we remember sting in November?

It's been a long and painful four years for working and middle-class Ohioans due to the (slightly checked) extreme right wing rule.

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Elizabeth Warren stumps for Tennant in West Virginia

Ms. Tennant is in a tight race with outgoing Republican Congresswoman Shelly Moore Capito for the seat. The race could be a decisive one in this year's national battle for control of the U.S. Senate.

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“We are the mayor:” Newark inaugurates new mayor

A large and enthusiastic Newark crowd celebrated the inauguration of its 40th mayor, Ras Baraka, last week at the city's New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

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Texas Democrats set progressive platform

Texas Democrats put fair wages, spending on education, gender equality, immigration reform, LGBT rights, anti-outsourcing, and anti-privatization at the top of their priorities

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Prosecutors: Wisconsin governor in criminal scheme

The investigation into fundraising involving Walker and his campaign, the Wisconsin Club for Growth, the state Chamber of Commerce and other groups began in 2012.

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