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South Carolinians facing tough times, but think politicians won’t help

Voters and non-voters alike see themselves and their neighbors facing hard times. But many of those we talked with feel that they are on their own.

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Inequality by the numbers

We Americans like to think of ourselves as a middle-class country where the top is not out of reach and the bottom doesn't pose such a grim, cautionary specter.

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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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Millions of immigrants continue to wait for relief

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Obama's announcement of executive action on immigration.

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Who will pay for everybody's free college?

A tax on Wall Street speculation will not only make public colleges and universities tuition-free, it will substantially lower interest rates on college debt.

 

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Allegiant Air pilot fired for evacuating passengers from smoking plane

"The single most important responsibility a pilot has is to protect the safety of his passengers and flight crew."

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No joy in Wisconsin Mudville as state economy strikes out

The Walker approach hasn't opened Wisconsin to business, it has propelled an exodus.

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People's World in the streets: Voters react to “President Trump” (with video)

We went to San Francisco State University to ask voters their thoughts on Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall at the U.S. borders.

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Lack of media attention to Holtzclaw trial: Do black women matter?

The trial of the former Oklahoma City police officer charged with sexually assaulting and raping 13 black women, began this Monday.

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Treston Davis-Faulkner, rest in power

National Field Director of Jobs With Justice, Davis-Faulkner was a fierce advocate for dignity, justice and self-determination for all people.

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