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  • Ohioans in revolt against GOP sleaze

    Ohioans in revolt against GOP sleaze

    August 26, 2005

    Half a million people in Ohio are so fed up with government corruption that they signed petitions to place four measures on the ballot in November aimed at curbing Republican one-party rule, which they blame for...

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  • Stickup at the gas pumps

    Stickup at the gas pumps

    August 26, 2005 By Susan Webb

    CHICAGO — Drivers here went into sticker shock as gasoline prices jumped 40 cents over the past week. A gallon of gas in Chicago averaged $2.82 on Aug. 23, up nearly a dollar from a year...

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  • Watergate: First in a series of very American coups

    Watergate: First in a series of very American coups

    July 1, 2005 By Tim Wheeler

    WASHINGTON — Suddenly, the Watergate conspiracy is back in the headlines with the revelation that former FBI officer W. Mark Felt is the mysterious “Deep Throat” who fed Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward tips on the...

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  • We are Joaquin: the legacy of Corky

    We are Joaquin: the legacy of Corky

    April 22, 2005 By Rosalío Muñoz

    During the 1960s, the American people broke out of the McCarthy era with mass movements for peace, civil rights, women’s rights, and labor organizing of agricultural and public workers. At the same time, throughout the Southwest,...

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  • Put the Hammer in the slammer: DeLay linked to swindle of Indian tribes

    Put the Hammer in the slammer: DeLay linked to swindle of Indian tribes

    April 22, 2005

    WASHINGTON — The downfall of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) may come from his crony ties to Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Michael Scanlon, DeLay’s former chief of staff. Over a three-year period, they allegedly...

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