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Battle looms on immigration and citizenship

The Republican ultra right is launching a multi-pronged attack on immigrants and their families.

“Show-Me Solutions” are no solution, Missouri lawmaker says

Missouri's new Republican House leader declared a Republican mandate for a "change in the culture of how we operate," but a freshman lawmaker thinks otherwise.

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Banning ethnic studies in Arizona is wrong!

A new draconian law in Arizona went into effect banning classes statewide, k-12, that promote the teachings of civil rights leaders such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez.

Job creation nowhere on GOP agenda

On a different planet, perhaps, an incoming Congress would now be plowing its way through the pages of jobs plans - but not this one.

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New START ratified, 71-26

The 71-26 vote marked a significant foreign policy achievement for the Obama administration during the lame-duck Congressional session.

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Kasich declares war on workers

Ohio's Republican Governor-elect John Kasich declared war on all public employees and workers employed under state contracts - a full month before taking office.

Scientists: society needs power and corruption

Scientific fact is objective, but sometimes it's easy to see whose side certain scientists are working on.

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New START hangs in the balance

Senate Republicans appeared increasingly determined to use the nuclear treaty as a political football in their drive to block all possible administration initiatives.

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White House makes final push for DREAM Act

The Obama administration stepped up its campaign to overcome a possible Republican filibuster of the DREAM Act.

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Surprise! Republican judge rules against health care law

A federal judge in Virginia  ruled that one part of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law is unconstitutional, which comes after two other federal judges ruled it was constitutional, setting up an eventual showdown in the Supreme Court.

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