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  • Homeowners, tenants still waiting for help

    Homeowners, tenants still waiting for help

    July 4, 2008

    With 8,000 homeowners hit by foreclosure each day, legislation to meet the crisis ought to be high on the Capitol Hill agenda. But fighters for decent, affordable housing say the Bush administration and Republican lawmakers are...

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  • Gun ruling controversy heats up in Chicago

    Gun ruling controversy heats up in Chicago

    July 4, 2008

    CHICAGO — Every day 82 people die due to gun violence throughout the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control. Chicago Public School officials say 27 students have died by gunfire since September 2007. One...

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  • U.S. mayors back single-payer health care

    U.S. mayors back single-payer health care

    July 3, 2008

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors June 23 adopted a resolution endorsing HR 676, the National Health Insurance Act. The bill, introduced by Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), would expand the Medicare system to cover everyone in the...

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  • Gun ruling heats up in Chicago

    Gun ruling heats up in Chicago

    July 2, 2008

    CHICAGO – Every day 82 people die to gun violence throughout the U.S. according to the Centers for Disease Control. Chicago Public School officials say 27 students have died by gunfire since September 2007. One weekend...

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  • Health care for all on the horizon

    Health care for all on the horizon

    July 2, 2008

    Nation’s mayors endorse single-payer bill Universal health care moved closer to reality when the U.S. Conference of Mayors upped the ante June 23 by backing HR 676, the National Health Insurance Act. The bill, introduced by...

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