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90,000 union members hit the street in final election push

The AFL-CIO says its push will, in effect, build a "firewall" that will hold the line on expected Republican gains and allow Democrats to retain control of both houses of Congress.

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Tea party failing to match labor's ground game

In the last week before the election, when get-out-the vote efforts become job number one for candidates, the Republican Party has begun to falter.

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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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