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Fans count down to Olbermann’s return

Fans of Keith Olbermann, the fiery MSNBC host with a hefty liberal bent, are cheering the network's decision to end his suspension.

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Stewart and Colbert draw mammoth crowd with many messages

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert framed Saturday's rally as a call for national unity and a rejection of media fear-mongering , but many participants had a more specific political message in mind.

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Gold companies make big profits with Glenn Beck

Hate radio is extremely profitable, particularly if you are in the gold business.

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Comcast NBC merger “threatens democracy”

CHICAGO - Comcast plans to take over NBC Universal in a $30 billion mega-merger between the two media giants, unless government regulators nix the deal.

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Radio station sparks furor over “chasing aliens” contest

Immigrant rights groups are demanding that a talk-radio station in Columbus, Ohio, apologize for promoting a contest last week that dehumanizes immigrants.

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Chicago youth demand jobs

CHICAGO - "Jobs now" echoed across a frozen Federal Plaza as hundreds of youth demanded passage of federal youth jobs legislation and voiced their anger over being left out of the legislative process.

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ESPN honors Daily Worker sports editor Lester Rodney

Lester Rodney was a crusader for equality and instrumental in integrating baseball as sports editor with the Daily Worker in the 1930s, says ESPN in a recent video on its website.

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Dying for health care, suburbanites sit in to "get it done!"

WILLOWBROOK, Ill. - Sixty-eight Americans die prematurely every day because they can't get access to health care coverage.

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CPUSA in the 1960s: an interview with Jarvis Tyner

Jarvis Tyner is the executive vice chair of the Communist Party USA and the chair of the party's African American Equality Commission. He joined the CPUSA in the early sixties, just as the Civil Rights Movement was maturing.

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Green - a different kind of Texas tea

SAN ANTONIO--When far-right Tea Party radicals held their meeting here on Sunday, February 21, Texas progressives were ready for them.

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