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SCOTUS gives green light to Ohio early vote

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an emergency appeal by Ohio Republicans on their decision to shut down early voting for the three days before the November elections.

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Court halts Pennsylvania voter ID law

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court halted the state's new voter suppression law, ruling today that it not be enforced for the presidential election only five weeks away.

Lawmaker probes Florida Republican voter fraud

Rep. Elijah Cummings is spearheading the investigation of Republican Party voter registration fraud, even as the GOP continues to gush slogans of "voter integrity."

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Defying obstruction, voting begins in Ohio

Crowds gathered at election boards early Tuesday morning, waiting for the doors to open on the first day of early voting in Ohio in the critical Nov. 6 presidential election.

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Ohio labor rallies for Obama

At the Ohio State AFL-CIO Convention delegates heard a continuous cascade of powerful appeals to fully mobilize labor behind the President in the all-important November election.

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Black clergy and labor unite against voter suppression

Reacting to Republican efforts to suppress voting, the African American community and the AFL-CIO are mounting a massive effort to promote balloting.

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On the streets in Charlotte: "Obama ... 4 more years!"

Uptown Charlotte is packed with people of every hue. They are natives of this sprawling city but also delegates and guests to the Democratic National Convention from every corner of the land.

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Dallas leads Texas in Labor Day celebrations

What a Labor Day weekend! Of the 13 Labor Day activities listed by the Texas AFL-CIO, the Big D may have had the best ones.

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"Ground game" of historic proportions launched at DNC in Charlotte

"Fired up -- Ready to go," was the enthusiastic chant at overflow caucus meetings of youth, African-American, Hispanic and Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) delegates on the eve of the opening of the Democratic convention.

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Pa. voter coalition fired up by repressive ID law

The non-partisan Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition field office is up and running at 310 W. Chelten Ave.

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