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People of New Jersey deliver big losses to Christie

New Jersey voters dealt the tea party a resounding defeat in state elections November 8.

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On to Wisconsin, with Walker recall coming up

The U.S.'s first step back to sanity took place Nov. 8 - most prominently in Ohio but also from Maine to Mississippi. Citizens had clearly had it with seeing their families served up as piñatas to extremist attacks on the middle class.

Communist Party's National Committee convenes just blocks from Occupy Wall Street

Leaders of the Communist  Party, USA, opened a full session of their recently-elected National Committee in New York  in a celebratory mood on Saturday.

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Big win for women in Mississippi, but downsides too

The ambiguously worded and short-sighted proposal, if passed, could have had terrible consequences for Mississippi women and their families.

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Ohio celebrates: Union-busting bill goes down by landslide

Labor and community activists throughout Ohio jubilantly celebrated the massive defeat of Issue 2 and  repeal of the draconian union-busting SB 5.

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Fox's Huckabee openly backs vote suppression

Mike Huckabee, former Republican governor of Arkansas and currently a Fox News host, has brought his party's voter suppression efforts completely out of the closet.

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Activists rally in Washington to reclaim American dream

Thousands of activists representing hundreds of national and local groups across the country are meeting here Oct. 3-5 at the Washington Hilton during the Take Back the American Dream conference.

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Sinn Fein will run candidate for Irish presidency

At Sein Fein's annual conference Sept. 9-10, change was in the wind.

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New Haven voters turn out for labor candidates

In an extraordinary Democratic primary election, New Haven voters overwhelmingly backed labor and grassroots community candidates for Board of Aldermen in 14 of 15 wards.

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After encounter with Perry, Bachmann feels HPV sting

A doctor is challenging Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann's wild claims that the HPV vaccine causes mental retardation.

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