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GOP candidate Dino Rossi wins "crooked" listing

The Republican Senate candidate in Washington state, Dino Rossi, has been listed as one of 12 "crooked candidates" in 2010 by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.

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Ohio’s Fisher slams Senate opponent on jobs

In a blistering attack, Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate said Rob Portman, his Republican opponent, had "sold out American workers."

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Texas governor candidate passes up Obama meeting

Texas politics is getting more complicated, but lots more interesting. Bill White, Democrat of Texas, is trying to unseat two term Republican Governor Rick Perry in November.

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MoveOn pickets urge Congress, "End corporate dictatorship"

Picketers stood outside the local office of Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA) Aug. 10 holding signs that read "Fight corporate dictatorship" and "End corporate personhood."

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Big Coal backing Rand Paul, GOP

In Kentucky, coal is king. And now, it seems, coal operators are trying to crown their princes in this year's mid-term elections.

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Californians reject offshore oil drilling

In a dramatic turnaround from a year ago, Californians' opposition to offshore oil drilling has soared in the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new poll shows.

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Reagan’s budget director calls GOP tax cuts delusional

President Reagan's budget director, David Stockman, has slammed today's Republican Party for pushing to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the super-rich.

Netroots Nation 2010: Continuing to fight for change

Thousands of progressive bloggers and social media activists met at the annual Netroots Nation gathering in Las Vegas, Nevada July 22-25 and left determined not to allow the gains of 2008 to be lost in this year's elections.

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Right-winger Rand slips in Kentucky polls

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The latest poll, conducted by Kentucky-based CN/2 and published on its website July 22, indicates far-right Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul holds a slight lead over Democrat Jack Conway.

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Bush tax cuts for the rich puts GOP in hot seat

As the November elections get closer Republicans have another reason to worry.

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