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Supporting immigrants' rights is not political suicide

The Republican Party is spouting vile hatred for immigrants, especially those who have dark skins but don't have papers.

Tucson: Arizona elections heat up

The news that Rep. Raul Grijalva is now in a tighter race than expected has jolted working-class and progressive forces into action.

Latino voter enthusiasm on the rise

Republican Party bigotry and political activism has closed the so-called voter enthusiasm gap among Latino voters.

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Jeers to killing minimum wage - and more

Rosie the Riveter for Lieutenant Governor - good; billions of dollars from mega-corporations into Republican campaign coffers - bad; all that and more!

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Obama not waiting for Congress, curbs bus and truck emissions

The new plan will reduce by 20 percent heat-trapping emissions from truck and bus tailpipes.

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Labor steps up efforts to prevent GOP takeover

Pollsters are now beginning to predict a better election night for Democrats than they were expecting up until now, with the unprecedented campaign the labor movement has mounted getting much of the credit.

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Republicans "pledge" to slash veterans benefits

Republican Party leaders vowed in their "pledge to America" that, if they take power, they will slash veterans benefits because they are not "paid for."

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For Latinos, staying home November 2 is not an option

"Every day is Election Day from now until Nov. 2," said Petra Falcon of Promise Arizona, a group that is mobilizing Latino voter turnout in Arizona.

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Undocumented nanny takes on Republican governor wannabe

Meg Whitman's former nanny and housekeeper accused the billionaire Republican candidate of having "treated me like garbage." 

 

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Sparks fly at Ohio Senate debate

Fisher blasted Portman as a tool of Wall Street and a "rubber stamp" for those seeking to return to the "casino" policies that caused the economic crisis.

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