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By Lois Beckett, ProPublica In Minnesota, Democratic volunteers scour their local newspapers each morning for letters to the editor with a political slant. They pay attention to the names of callers on radio shows. They drive through their Read more...
Cenk's guest Friday on the "Aggressive Progressive" segment was Darcy Burner, who is running in Washington's first district in the Democratic primary for that seat. Read more...
With so many students - who are known to tend to vote liberal - what's a Republican to do but try to keep them from the polls? Read more...
This is hot off the press. Their website isn't fully up yet. But they have a plan: (Dec. 19, 2011) – Des Moines, IA Today Occupy Iowa Caucus (#OIC) launches a campaign that calls on all Iowans to show our dissatisfaction with the current Read more...
Wednesday night, broadcasting from Liberty Square in lower Manhattan, MSNBC's Ed Schultz rhetorically asked his guests if the Democrats were the biggest winners of the Occupy Wall Street movement. The crowd laughed a little at the myopic Read more...

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Like Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, and many other states, Alabama has a big, new Republican legislative majority working hard to undermine unions. The House passed HB 64 yesterday, which would amend Alabama's 1901 constitution to require secret Read more...
So a week or so ago, Freddie deBoer wrote a widely-cited post bemoaning the lack of an actual pro-labor left among most widely read liberal blogs. Instead what we have is mostly a neoliberal consensus that supports many of the same things that Read more...
On October 12th, big donors laid down some very, very big money to defeat Democratic Senate candidates. While it's not a surprise, the size of the expenditures was eye-opening, even to someone like me who thinks she's seen it all. They are at least Read more...
I normally wouldn't worry too much about one poll showing Andrew Cuomo beating racist thug Carl Paladino by a mere six points. But when you combine it with Cuomo's eerily familiar campaign style, it's time to get worried. Take a look: Stung Read more...
James Clyburn smells elephant dung in the South Carolina Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate and heaven forbid Mrs. Greenspan has her Villager sen Read more...