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Obama discusses elections with student journalists

Today's young people, the so-called "Lost Generation," is going to be just fine, says President Barack Obama-but only if the progressive reforms made in the past two years are defended from the Republicans-and expanded upon.


Hope is stronger than hate

In their effort to win the Congress this year and the White House in 2012, the Republican Party and their tea party attack dogs are unashamedly promoting fear, racism, bigotry and red-baiting.

Republican candidates "pledge" open warfare on working families

Republican Party Senate candidates pledged this past week to protect tax loopholes for companies that outsource jobs, according to new media reports.

GOP facing multiple hurdles in election drive

Republicans hoping to seize control of Congress on Election Day face a week of obstacles that are expected to complicate their plans.

Neighborhood group focuses on Nov. 2

The grassroots are preparing for the Nov. 2 elections in Illinois.


Wisconsin GOP plots vote suppression

A coordinated plot by the Republican Party, tea party and billionaire Koch brothers to suppress the vote in Wisconsin on Election Day has been exposed.


Baltimore backs Oct. 2 march

The City Council has voted unanimously to endorse the October 2 One Nation Working Together march, and a local coalition is working to fill 100 buses.

Michigan GOP governor ticket favors outsourcing, privatization

The Republican candidate for governor is "proud" of his record of outsourcing as a Gateway Computers executive and his ultra-rich running mate wants to privatize Social Security.


Jobs emergency rallies take to streets

One hundred six Jobs Emergency actions took place across the country on Sept. 15.

Primary season ends, here comes Nov. 2

WASHINGTON - The September 14 primary elections in seven states and the District of Columbia brought almost the end of the primary season - with only Hawaii's Sept. 18 primary yet to go - and the start of the last crucial six week countdown to the Nov 2 midterm election, with control of the House and Senate hanging in the balance.

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