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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.

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CHEERS to Marx, JEERS to negativism!

CHEERS to the political foresight of comic Groucho Marx, who anticipated the 2009-10 Republican Congressional delegation with his great song, "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It!"

Polls show GOP "tsunami" not happening

Three polls out yesterday, like the Gallup poll released a day earlier, show that the predicted Republican wave in the mid-term elections could be failing to materialize.

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Obama slams Republicans on economy

The president came out swinging in a major economic policy speech in Cleveland, Sept. 8, against Republican Party obstructionism.

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Ted Strickland blasts GOP “monkey business” opponent

Blasting his GOP opponent as someone who "only cares about Wall St.," the Ohio governor rallied labor supporters to mobilize for the November elections.

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Glenn Beck calls unemployed "un-American"

According to Glenn Beck the nations 1.4 million Americans who have been out of work more than 99 weeks are "a bunch of un-American losers."

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Record jobless numbers trigger new alarm

Despite economic forecasts to the contrary jobless claims rose last week by 12,000 to 500,000, the third straight weekly increase and the first time in nine months that they hit the half-million mark.

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Blue-Green Alliance demands congressional action on clean energy jobs

A coalition of unions and environmental groups launched a campaign this week to overcome Republican roadblocks to clean energy jobs and climate legislation.

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Texas governor candidate passes up Obama meeting

Texas politics is getting more complicated, but lots more interesting. Bill White, Democrat of Texas, is trying to unseat two term Republican Governor Rick Perry in November.

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Calif. Democrats seek to avoid the worst cuts

California Democratic legislative leaders have released a budget plan they say avoids the worst of Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's slash-and-burn cuts

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