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Legalizing undocumented immigrants would boost economy

The legalization of the 11 to 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States could raise the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of this country by $1.5 trillion over 10 years

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Demand to curb Wall Street has GOP in a bind

Government records on campaign contributions shows that GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell takes more money from Wall Street than any other sector.

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75 years later, WPA is sorely needed again

The Works Progress Administration - the largest federal jobs program in U.S. history - built LaGuardia Airport, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Orange Bowl and much more, and got our economy moving again.

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Health reform: The lie lasts until the truth arrives

MERIDEN, Conn. - Labor, clergy, small business and health care advocates here are challenging the corporate misinformation barrage against health care reform.

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Construction ahead

Stop the presses, or at least pause the publishing.

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Michelle Obama to Haiti: U.S. and world stands with you

"It was important for Jill and I to come now because we're at the point where the relief efforts are under way but the attention of the world starts to wane a bit," Michelle Obama told reporters in Port-au-Prince.

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Latino and Palestinian film festivals offer great viewing

CHIGAO - The Latino Film Festival and the Palestine Film Fesitval both run from April 16-29, so you might consider being at two theaters on the same night.

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Obama nominee could shape Supreme Court for decades

Obama told reporters he would look for a candidate with qualities similar to Stevens, a Republican who became a liberal on the court.

Three grim tales from the Big Apple

Ranked third or fourth richest city in the world, will New York tell its young generation that it cannot provide shelter, or classrooms, or even transportation to school?

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Fix broken immigration system, rally demands

CHICAGO - "We're human beings. Everyone has a right to be with his or her families," Olivia Segura said of the threat to deport her husband. "Let me keep my family together."

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