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Cheers for our side!

Cheers and jeers: Frogs and workers? Texas turning blue? Republicans going Green? Obama a Communist? and more.

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Californians feel benefits of federal health law

 Californians are already beginning to feel the benefits of the new federal health care law, a newly released progress report by Health Access reveals.

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Texas Dems prepare for November election

Approximately 5,000 Texans attended the Democratic Party State Convention June 25-26 in Corpus Christi.

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20,000 march in Detroit as Social Forum opens

DETROIT - Opening the U.S. Social Forum here, 20,000 from around the nation, a multi-ethnic rainbow of young and old, marched Tuesday calling for jobs and social justice.

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New Yorkers demand: Save our city!

Thousands of protestors descended on City Hall on Wednesday, in a crowd that stretched up Broadway.

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Illinois budget crisis deepens, as lawmakers recess

Suffering from the worst budget deficit in state history, the Illinois legislature passed a FY 2011 budget in late May that will mean continued devastation of education and social service programs.

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Jobs bill is 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Steve Lipton worked as a plumber for over 25 years - the last 16 with the same employer; the last eight as a general foreman. And then one day in January 2009, he was abruptly laid off.

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Progressive meet to chart course for 2010

WASHINGTON - Thousands of progressive leaders, trade unionists and activists will strategize here June 7-9 at the America's Future NOW! Conference.

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Communist Party convention opens in New York

Communist Party Chairman Sam Webb said executives who planned, aided and abetted the theft of wealth and sent the economy into a tailspin deserve to "be in prison."

Working families force Arkansas runoff, boost Critz to Pa. win

In a Pennsylvania special congressional election working family voters pushed hard and played a big role in electing Democrat Mark Critz over a Republican who staked a large part of his campaign on overturning health care reform.

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