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Momentum grows for ending the filibuster

The newly elected, slightly more Democratic U.S. Senate must tackle comprehensive filibuster reform or it will grind to a dead halt again.

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CT working families defeat Linda's lies

Connecticut voters smacked down tea party Republican Linda McMahon on Election Day and chose Rep. Chris Murphy to be their new U.S. Senator.

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Voters give Obama four more years to move nation forward

Battling an unprecedented barrage of lies, voter suppression laws, racially-charged attacks and fringe ideology on women, immigrants, gays and lesbians, fueled with billions of Wall Street and secretive super PACS dollars, the coalition backing the president pulled off what was once seen as an impossible task: reelection.

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Democracy comes out on top on Nov. 6

The Communist Party said a year ago that the 2012 elections would be the main front of the class and democratic struggle, and subsequent events have confirmed that fact.

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Right-wing vigilantes barred from 30 Ohio polling places

True the Vote has been barred from Franklin County, Ohio polling places.

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Unraveling California’s $11 million mystery

After days of drama, Californians now know something about the origins of a mystery $11 million political donation - the largest anonymous donation in the state's history - but much more is still hidden from view.

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Which Mitt Romney is the real Mitt Romney?

We ask that question because the Republican presidential nominee has apparently drawn even with incumbent Barack Obama in the race for the White House.

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Voter suppression billboards coming down

Billboards targeting African-American, Latino and low-income neighborhoods began coming down after the anonymous sponsor said it would not reveal its identity, Clear Channel, the billboards' owner said.

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Florida magnate threatens firings if Obama wins

Shades of 1896: A Florida-based time-share magnate is threatening to fire workers if a Democratic Party's presidential nominee wins the November election.

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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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