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Ohio rallies show surging anger over cuts

Militant rallies in Columbus and Cincinnati on Friday voiced mounting anger at threats by Republican Gov. John Kasich to slash jobs, services and union rights.

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Health reform backers gaining support

As Republicans attempt to repeal healthcare reform, Democats are turning the debate into a campaign to explain the law to more Americans.

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Fearing witch hunt, Muslims denounce planned hearings

"Are you now or have you ever been ... ?" is a question that many fear may come back into vogue if Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., goes ahead with hearings on Muslim "radicalization."

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Tucson honors MLK, shooting victims in Walk for Peace

TUCSON, Ariz. -- In honor of Martin Luther King Jr and his birthday holiday, hundreds of people "marched" two miles to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' office in a Walk for Peace, Jan. 16, for all that perished, the victims and "Gabby."

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Illinois: One pen away from abolishing the death penalty

Lawmakers are poised to make Illinois the first state to end capital punishment since 2009.

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The GOP attack on NPR

The Republicans' main interest in the NPR fights is to destroy this nation's only democratically controlled media.

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This is a heat wave, at least in the long term

Unfortunately, the Republican Party, especially its Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin / tea party section, either doesn't believe or refuses to believe the truth about climate change.

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Unions mount a big push against the Senate filibuster

Labor and progressive organizations say it is essential to end procedures that have allowed a Republican minority in that body to stall or kill a wide array of progressive legislation.

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Blue Shield rate hike sparks calls for regulation

With Blue Shield threatening to jack premiums 59 percent, consumers, elected officials and others are demanding legislation to control outrageous insurance rate hikes.

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Tucson's healing moment

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Tucson community awaited President Obama's visit with hope of a positive message that would help us cope with what is now Tucson's darkest moment in the city's history.

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