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California Senate contenders slug it out in debate

Boxer said her Republican opponent, while CEO of Hewlett Packard, "laid off 30,000 workers, shipped jobs overseas, and she says she's proud of her record - well, that's her record."

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Youth aim to rock the Nov. 2 vote

Despite what critics and polls are saying about young voters this election cycle, youth leaders say they are paying very close attention to what candidates are saying about the  issues.

Missouri tax ballot initiative would gut services

Missouri voters also face a billionaire-funded November ballot initiative that would eliminate the earnings tax in St. Louis and Kansas City.

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A chilling contrast in Michigan's 9th CD

With the first debate over between incumbent Democrat Gary Peters and his Republican and tea party backed challenger Andrew (Rocky) Raczkowski, voters have real reason for concern.

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Ballot prop to legalize pot gets everyone's attention

If you want voters to pay attention to propositions, try putting one on the ballot to legalize pot. 

Global warming at stake in November elections

Not one Republican running for the US Senate in the November elections favors action to curb greenhouse emissions causing global warming.

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Obama discusses elections with student journalists

Today's young people, the so-called "Lost Generation," is going to be just fine, says President Barack Obama-but only if the progressive reforms made in the past two years are defended from the Republicans-and expanded upon.

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Hope is stronger than hate

In their effort to win the Congress this year and the White House in 2012, the Republican Party and their tea party attack dogs are unashamedly promoting fear, racism, bigotry and red-baiting.

Republican candidates "pledge" open warfare on working families

Republican Party Senate candidates pledged this past week to protect tax loopholes for companies that outsource jobs, according to new media reports.

GOP facing multiple hurdles in election drive

Republicans hoping to seize control of Congress on Election Day face a week of obstacles that are expected to complicate their plans.

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