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Legendary activist Angela Davis headlines Detroit rally

Author, lecturer, university professor and renowned activist Angela Davis is the scheduled guest speaker at an Oct. 24 rally in Detroit.

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California approves election-day voter registration

While Republican state governments press to restrict the vote, California's governor signed a bill allowing voters to register up to and on Election Day.

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Detroit increases voting access, defying “tyrants”

"The right to vote preserves all other rights; tyrants deny people the right to vote," Jesse Jackson told a big voter mobilization rally here Thursday.

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Court halts Pennsylvania voter ID law

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court halted the state's new voter suppression law, ruling today that it not be enforced for the presidential election only five weeks away.

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Black Caucus meet: “Vote like you never did before!”

Some 10,000 participants from all over the country gathered here at the Congressional Black Caucus annual meeting earlier this month to listen, discuss and speak their minds.

 

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Tea party targets 10 million Latinos for vote suppression

Tea party affiliated groups have added voter suppression efforts to their long-standing anti-immigrant policies, Latino leaders charge.

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Ohioans “all fired up” by GOP vote suppression effort

100 public officials and supporters rallied in a show of determination to overcome efforts to stop Ohioans from voting in the presidential election.

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Big business and GOP block Florida sick-time ballot measure

Progressive forces have had the prospect of paid sick time, an advance for low-wage workers, snatched from them, at least temporarily, by big business forces and their allies .

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Battling the Brooklyn Democratic boss

New York State assemblyman Vito J. Lopez has been censured for substantiated accusations of sexual harassment of two women who worked in his district office. Lopez has denied the charges.

Unions say Pennsylvania can’t handle Voter ID demand

Labor unions have piles of evidence they say prove the law cannot be implemented without blocking the votes of as many as 750,000 people.

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