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The fog that blinded the electorate

There were local and geographical peculiarities, but when an election was as uniformly one-sided as this one was, deeper explanations are required.

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Midterms 2014: high anxiety and low turnout

Democrats faced a bleak day-after with the Republican takeover of the Senate and resounding GOP victories on the state level.

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Fueled by big money, voter worries, GOP makes big gains

The GOP won control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, increased its majority in the House, and won important governors' races around the country.

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Vote as if your life depends on it

The nightmare scenario of a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate and its companion nightmare involving possible GOP victories in key state elections can be avoided.

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Voter protection program in place in Missouri

Voter protection advocates in Missouri will assist voters who have questions about their voting rights or face difficulties at the polls on Election Day.

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Northwest Indiana: Fighting the right with people power!

Republicans are expecting a typical midterm election year where the disenfranchised (youth, women, organized labor, Latinos, and African Americans) stay home.

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Still time to influence outcome of 2014 election

You just don't feel like you've done enough to make sure that Tuesday's election doesn't turn into a nightmare scenario for workers' rights. What can you do?

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Election Protection Coalition running radio campaign in Texas

As voters head to the polls in the last days of early voting, Election Protection announced an important radio advertisement campaign focused on informing Texas voters about their rights.

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The roots of economic justice

Minimum wages should provide enough income for working families to put shelter over their heads, food on their tables and clothes on their backs.

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Fed’s Yellen hits income inequality

Even the head of the Fed now worries about the chasm of income inequality.  But Janet Yellen, in a speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, took it one step beyond money.

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