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GOP-controlled House votes to undo Obama’s orders on immigration reform

Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Civil rights leader hits GOP for calling Voting Rights Act unnecessary

"Chairman Goodlatte has paid no attention to the rampant voting discrimination still happening in the country, most recently seen in the 2014 midterm elections."

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GOP Congress aims dagger at Social Security

On its first day of business here the GOP-run House launched what could end up as the most serious attack yet on Social Security.

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GOP on wrong side of history on immigration

In the year and a half since the Senate passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill, House leaders refused to permit a vote on it.

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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.

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Mail-in, provisional ballots upset Calif. Republican “upset”

Republicans badly wanted to win this historically red district, famous as the home for many retired military.

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Fueled by big money, voter worries, GOP makes big gains

The GOP won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, increased its majority in the House, and won important governors' races around the country.

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Obama barnstorms in Wisconsin against the GOP

Without mentioning Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Scott Walker by name, President Obama blasted Walker for opposing an increase in Wisconsin's $7.25 minimum wage.

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GOP strategy for victory on Nov. 4: racism and voter suppression

Voter turnout is decisive to the outcome; labor and its allies are going all out to reach every potential supporter, including discouraged voters.

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GOP to America: “Be very, very afraid this Halloween!”

Republicans have adopted a Halloween-themed campaign strategy that they hope will incite voters to run screaming from Democrats.

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