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San Diego gathering features the worst of American politics

Most of what's wrong with American politics today is on display from now through the weekend in a downtown hotel in San Diego.

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Black Lives Matter disrupts Netroots presidential forum

"Welcome to Arizona where a black trans-woman cannot walk down the street; where Martin Luther King Day was repealed by a Republican governor."

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Sorry is not enough

It's not "normal that so many young people end up in our criminal justice system. What is normal is teenagers doing stupid things."

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Phoenix Rising: Netroots draws attention to Arizona immigration struggle

Netroots Nation, the gathering of progressive activists and bloggers, is heading into its 10th year in Phoenix this week.

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Bernie Sanders draws 11,000 in red state Arizona

Arizona, a traditionally deep red state, has not seen the last of Bernie Sanders.

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President Obama, at federal prison, calls for new approach to crime

The president said there must be a distinction between young people "doing stupid things" and violent criminals.

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AFL-CIO statement on Scott Walker announcement

Trumka released a statement in response to Gov. Walker's upcoming announcement that he is running for president of the U.S.

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Netroots Conference seeks ignition of Democratic base

Netroots Nation will bring together over 3,000 progressive activists and leaders to discuss key issues and strategize for upcoming battles in 2015 and 2016.

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Pelosi endorses Hillary Clinton – almost

"If you don't vote - and some in the opposition have told me that they don't want you to vote - you don't count."

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Jeb Bush call for Americans to work more hours draws backlash

"It's easy for Jeb to sit extra hours at his corporate board meetings, but the average worker already clocks in 47 hours a week while wages remain stagnant."

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