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Paul Ryan promises the rightwing fringe he'll block immigration reform

Right wingers divert attention away from pro-billionaire policies that are the real cause of economic problems and inflame voters' fears.



Treston Davis-Faulkner, rest in power

National Field Director of Jobs With Justice, Davis-Faulkner was a fierce advocate for dignity, justice and self-determination for all people.


Bay area residents demand affordable housing

Workers are not going to stand for housing prices that make it impossible for them to work and live in the Bay Area.


Despite tea party senators, government shutdown avoided for now

The House and Senate have approved an agreement that will make it more difficult for right wing lawmakers to force government shutdowns for at least two years.


House passes highway-transit bill, delays rail safety

"We need to increase investments in our infrastructure and focus on the areas that will truly help create jobs and support our economy."


Trial of coal criminal Blankenship finally begins

Don Blankenship, the accused coal criminal and former CEO of Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, may finally face justice.


GOP’s Speaker of the House Paul Ryan vows to unite right wing

He's billing himself as a uniter, not a divider, but either way, he will do nothing to take the American people off the chopping block.


Today in history: First American woman ambassador appointed

On this date in 1949, Helen Eugenie Moore Anderson became the first woman to hold the post of U.S. ambassador when she was sworn in by Truman.


Down the rabbit hole: Kochs want an end to corporate welfare?

To believe that the Kochs or the far-gone, far-right Republican Party have your best interest at heart, you'd have to be as mad as a hatter.


Classmates forced to watch as cop brutalizes South Carolina student

Hashtag #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh has been trending on social media platforms, with users calling for a end to police violence.

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