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Voting Still Matters When It Comes To Political Clout

Voting Still Matters When It Comes To Political Clout

More than a half-century after brave protesters marched and bled and died to demand the right to vote for black citizens, the ballot box remains a potent weapon for civic and poli ...

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Another Republican Gives Up Obamacare Fight

Another Republican Gives Up Obamacare Fight

Governor Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania is the latest Republican to retreat from the Obamacare wars. On Thursday, the federal government approved Governor Corbett's plan to expand Me ...

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Poll Roundup: Iowa Senate Race Is ‘Deadlocked’

Poll Roundup: Iowa Senate Race Is ‘Deadlocked’

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, ...

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Obama Suggests He’ll Need More Time On Immigration Policy

Obama Suggests He’ll Need More Time On Immigration Policy

By Kathleen Hennessey, Lisa Mascaro, and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is suggesting that he will defer his self-imposed deadline ...

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This Labor Day, Let’s Give Workers Something To Cheer About

This Labor Day, Let’s Give Workers Something To Cheer About

Labor Day is supposed to be a celebration of workers, but it’s been a long time since workers have been celebrated — or for that matter, have had a reason to celebrate. That’s bec ...

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Hillary Clinton On Ferguson: ‘We Can Do Better’

Hillary Clinton On Ferguson: ‘We Can Do Better’

San Francisco (AFP) -- Hillary Clinton, a potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, has weighed in for the first time on the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, saying ...

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Voters In Two Rival Camps Will Elect Two Rival Congresses

Voters In Two Rival Camps Will Elect Two Rival Congresses

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau PRATT, Kansas -- America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives. That's because there are ...

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Oklahoma Transgender Candidate Misses Making History By 22 Votes

Oklahoma Transgender Candidate Misses Making History By 22 Votes

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Oklahoma's 88th legislative district is a bright blue dot in a deep red state, a district that has sent liberal and openly gay lawmakers to the s ...

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California Lawmakers Pass ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual-Assault Bill

California Lawmakers Pass ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual-Assault Bill

By Patrick Mcgreevy and Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- So-called yes-means-yes legislation approved by state lawmakers Thursday would require California co ...

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This Week In Crazy: ‘Dr. Chaps’ Ruins The Ice Bucket Challenge, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: ‘Dr. Chaps’ Ruins The Ice Bucket Challenge, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. ...

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