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Time-off-for-voting: Some states require it, some do not

The laws vary widely from state to state, even for presidential elections.


Alternate reality of racist trolls: Trump won!

A glance at the shadier parts of the Internet shortly after the debate shows that the fix was in for Trump, who seems to be buying his own artificially inflated hype.


Ohio senatorial candidate Ted Strickland: "Future of unions is at stake"

"The wealth is not being shared by the workers who created it," he said, "We have the greatest gap in wealth since the 1920's, this has got to stop."


In debate with Clinton, Trump dissolves into incoherent gibberish

Last night, Hillary Clinton spoke directly to the American people about real solutions to the problems facing working families while Trump didn't speak about much of anything at all.


Working America: Knocking on doors, changing politics

"We reach people where they're at. People are eager to talk about issues that impact their lives, especially working people who have few outlets to tell their stories."


North Carolina Democrats have a shot at winning U.S. Senate seat

With the Republican Party in disarray, and the high approval rating Obama has among North Carolinians, the stage could be set for Deborah Ross to make a serious challenge.


Embattled New Orleans unions fight to rack up Clinton votes

This year, unions and their allies here are adding to their list of battles a push to rack up the largest possible vote for Hillary Clinton in November.


New Missouri state lawmaker will challenge corporate greed

 "I came from the people, I represent the people, I cannot be bought," Bruce Franks told People's World.


Trump inflames while Clinton calms after recent bombings

"Don't underestimate the effects of the anti Muslim rhetoric after these incidents on millions of people," Salam al Marayati, president of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, told the PW.


Trump would reverse Obama's opening to Cuba

This new stance on Cuba appears to reverse an earlier, vaguely stated position that he was "fine" with ending the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba.

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