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Money out, voters in!

Hundreds of Chicagoans marched and rallied Jan. 19 to protest the "Golden Megaphone of Money" that decision has provided to corporate America.

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Senate inundated with demands to end “silent” filibuster

Senate offices are getting buried under tens of thousands of letters and a huge coalition has managed to spur one million calls into the Capitol.

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Protest immigration raid vs. workers standing up for rights

Don't look now, but the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency may be back to its old tricks.

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Lack of paid sick days fueling record flu epidemic

Workers in almost every industry are reporting that people all around them are sick.

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Republicans take the “Walk of Shame” in Michigan

Before they were sworn in this morning, legislators got an earful as they approached the Capitol.

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Year ends with 7.8 percent jobless rate

The U.S. ended 2012 with a 7.8 percent jobless rate in December, unchanged from the month before and down 0.7 percent from the end of 2011.

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Fix the economy: Only way to erase the debt

They are trying to tell us that the problem with the economy is the "debt."

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Could you survive on $2 a day?

Nearly 1.4 million American households live on that much per person.

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After Michigan setback, unions to fight back

Yesterday, Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law a bill designed to cripple organized labor in this state.

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30,000 protest "right to work" for less in Michigan

The 58 Republicans who rammed through a 'right to work' for less bill were dwarfed by the 30,000 who descended today on the State Capitol  to protest their assault on union rights.

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