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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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Ohioans rally to support voting rights

Ohio GOP Secretary of State Jon Husted came under national scrutiny and ridicule when he let Republican-leaning counties have extended early voting hours while restricting hours in Democratic-leaning counties.

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Judge rules against voting rights in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson upheld the state's right-wing voter ID law, which prevents 750,000 voters from casting ballots next November.

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Outrage boils over at voter suppression ruling

Outrage at a new attempt by Republicans to suppress voting in heavily Democratic Cuyahoga County boiled over Monday...

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What voter fraud? One Republican convicted

Voter fraud is a myth, except in the case of Indiana's secretary of state - a Republican.

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Labor leader supports Obama admin's blocking of voter ID laws

Arlene Holt Baker, executive vice president of the AFL-CIO, welcomed the Justice Department's recent decision to strike down voter ID laws in Texas and Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin judge halts state photo ID law for April 3 election

Calling it "the single most restrictive voter eligibility law" in the nation, Judge David Flanagan issued a temporary injunction stopping the state's requirement to show a photo ID  in the April 3 elections.

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Better chance of being hit by lightning than finding voter fraud

Why the rash of voter suppression bills occurring in Michigan, Florida, Texas and throughout the country?

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