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Shocking report shows tax break created no jobs

The big tax break of 2004 - which the then-sitting Congress and the Bush administration promised would bring jobs and revamp the economy - did little more than stuff $300 billion into the pockets of the rich.

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Hundreds march on the homes of the top 1 percent

Close to a thousand activists took to the richest neighborhood in the world to demand that the richest 1 percent pay their fair share of taxes.

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Occupy Wall Street protests spread to hundreds of cities

Occupy Wall protesters in New York are a major part of a "Millionaires March" today. Oct. 11, bringing demonstrators to the homes of five of the richest people in the world.

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Trumka: Time for mighty jobs movement is now

"When is enough, enough?" asked Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO president.

700 at rural forum demand jobs, Social Security, Medicare for all

More than 700 people packed the auditorium of Sequim High School to applaud angry blasts at Wall Street greed.

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Documents show Boeing saw South Carolina as worst option for 787

Newly uncovered Boeing Co. documents show their  "Project Gemini" plan to punish workers in Washington state by establishing a second 787 line in South Carolina was their highest risk option for their new Dreamliner jet.

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Black Caucus message: Pass jobs programs now!

The Congressional Black Caucus kicked off its 41st Legislative Conference with resounding calls for quick passage of President Obama's $450 billion jobs program and jobs bills introduced by CBC members.

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Obama: Fair taxes on the rich will pay for jobs

President Obama today called for using $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue raised from the wealthy to pay for the American Jobs Act he proposed last week.

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Labor launches new drive to back Obama on deficit

The AFL-CIO has launched an on-line letter campaign that will enable millions to directly write their lawmakers in support of the president's deficit reduction and job creation plans.

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Hurricane forecast moves closer to home for millions

Republican Gov. Chris Christie, notorious for his insistence that the federal government stay out of New Jersey, is already demanding federal aid.

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