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As GOP says “no” to stimulus, Dems close 10-point Gallup gap

Republicans call President Obama a "carjacker" for his stimulus plan, as Democrats close gap in new poll.

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Republicans offer "Roadmap" over the cliff

If Republicans gain control of Congress in November; the "Roadmap for America's Future" may well be their guiding policy blueprint.

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Stop the Republicans from pulling the trigger on Social Security

GOP congressional candidates are itching to pull the trigger on Social Security should they gain power, a fact that makes our participation in these elections as important as ever.

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White House considering more economic stimulus

In the face of the bad news about unemployment rising to 9.6 percent from last month's rate of 9.5 percent there are reports that the White House is considering an emergency economic stimulus.

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Coalition fights racial profiling in Virginia

Latino are s mounting a last ditch effort to stop Virginia and the federal Department of Homeland Security from setting up a program which could seriously increase racial profiling.

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Another oil rig explodes

Another offshore oil rig exploded and burned in the Gulf of Mexico Sept. 2, 80 miles south of the Louisiana coast.

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Budget impasse hurts millions of Californians

Programs affecting millions of Californians face a double-whammy: delays in funding, and uncertainty about what funding they will ultimately receive.

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ACLU sues Obama to stop U.S. hit lists

President Obama, CIA chief Leon Panetta and Defense Secretary Robert Gates are being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights.

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Five years after Katrina, it’s “win or die”

The human-made disaster that preceded the storm and got worse afterward continues.

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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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