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Two of Virginia's Congressional districts get re-drawn over GOP objections

Judges re-drew Southern Va.'s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts; GOP lawmakers had concentrated the region's African-American voters into a single district.

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Wisconsin primaries: Democrats debate, Republicans fight dirty

The Republican candidates are all about self-aggrandizement, tearing each other apart like kids in a vicious playground fight.

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The main political issue of the year stems from Scalia's death

Within hours, the Senate Republicans formed a blockade: They would wait more than ten months for the next president to replace Scalia no matter who President Obama sent their way.

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Trump plans to give the country to his billionaire buddies

"I have the greatest dealmakers in the world: the richest men, the richest women, people who are truly successful."

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Rubio: God demands free enterprise

Rubio did not explain how his Administration would finance anything at all after cutting taxes for the rich and giving tax refunds for health insurance.

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Texas grand jury clears Planned Parenthood, indicts accusers

A grand jury cleared a Planned Parenthood clinic charged with profiting from the sale of fetal tissue, but it indicted David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, the two behind the charges.

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Philly coalition presses the fight for public schools, resists charter blitz

The fight to save and improve the city of Philadelphia's public schools has a long history.

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Bypassing GOP obstruction, Obama announces steps to curb gun violence (with video)

Obama said, "The gun lobby may be holding Congress hostage right now, but they cannot hold America hostage."

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November election results: Not as good in Virginia as in Louisiana

The problem was Democrats didn't turn out: Only 26 percent of registered voters in Virginia voted.

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Paul Ryan promises the rightwing fringe he'll block immigration reform

Right wingers divert attention away from pro-billionaire policies that are the real cause of economic problems and inflame voters' fears.

 

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