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Biden not running for president, but vows to fight for justice

"While I will not be a candidate," said Biden, "I will not be silent. I intend to speak out clearly and forcefully."

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Webb quits Democratic presidential race, mulls independent run

Webb is dropping out of the Democratic Party primary race because "my views on many issues are not compatible with the power structure and base of the Democratic Party."

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Wisconsin’s Walker leads attack on Government Accountability Board

Civil service innovations have been crippled, changed or attacked in the last five years under Gov. Scott Walker. 

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GOP House anarchy: Will it impact the 2016 elections?

Will this state of affairs have a bearing on the future of the Republican Party and outcome of the 2016 elections?

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“SlutWalk” in Los Angeles causes controversy

"I can wear whatever I want, but it still doesn't mean that I want to have sex with you or I'm asking for it."

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New Yorkers protest hedge fund-backed charter school ad

Parents, civil rights leaders, elected officials, clergy and advocacy groups rallied outside the NYC Department of Education HQ.

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Right wingers shift strategy: Government to stay open for now

Resolutions passed by large majorities in both houses guarantee that federal agencies will continue receiving their current levels of funding until December 11.

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Indigenous news: Junípero Serra, Marvel Comics, Doctrine of Discovery

A Native second-grader was sent home because his traditional Mohawk hairstyle was "too distracting" to teachers and students.

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GOP: No bootstraps for you, baby!

The whole motley GOP crew is determined to do whatever it takes to deny workers and their children economic mobility.

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"Forward Through Ferguson": Report uncovers roots of racial inequality

The Ferguson Commission released its long-awaited report titled "Forward Through Ferguson: A Path Toward Racial Equality."

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