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CLUW mobilizes to protect voter rights

Republican legislators are passing voter suppression laws to take voting rights away. Most affected are people of color, women and working families.

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Pennsylvania high court to rule on massive vote suppression law

Estimates are that the law will disenfranchise one in 10 eligible voters - mostly people of color, students, seniors and low-income voters.

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Across Missouri, protests against payday loan decision

The St. Louis rally was held simultaneously with other rallies in Kansas City and Jefferson City, the Missouri state capital.

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Black clergy and labor unite against voter suppression

Reacting to Republican efforts to suppress voting, the African American community and the AFL-CIO are mounting a massive effort to promote balloting.

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"Democracy at Crossroads: Class Warfare and 2012 Elections" released

People's World pamphlet "Democracy at the Crossroads: Class Warfare and the 2012 Elections" is available to order or to download.

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Texas elections hinge, so far, on big money

If one were to believe the commercial media coverage, it would hard to get around the conclusion that Texas voters are lazy, mean, and not very bright.

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Political heavyweights join battle vs. Minnesota voter ID law

The campaign to oppose voter photo ID represented all three of Minnesota's major political parties.

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U.S. Senator: Right wing out to gut Constitution

The right wing of U.S. politics is not just attacking unions and workers' rights but the very foundation of our system of government, says Sen. Tom Harkin.

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Washington State “likes” Facebook voter registration

While states like Florida are trying to make it harder and harder to vote - at least for some - the state of Washington has taken another tack.

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American dream: Florida voters defend rights

Florida has been in the eye of many natural storms. The Sunshine State is now in the eye of a man-made voter suppression storm.

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