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Illinois Governor Makes 'Dramatic Reversal' on Protecting Abortion Access

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4 mentions6 days ago
Illinois Republican Bruce Rauner on the 2013 campaign trail claimed he was pro-choice. The first-term governor and his wife are listed as $50,000 sponsors of a Planned Parenthood of Illinois ...

A Big Win for Voting Rights In Texas and a Big Loss for Trump

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On March 10, a federal court in Texas found that the state’s Congressional redistricting maps “intentionally diluted minority voting strength in order to gain partisan advantage.” Exactly a month later,

Back at the Carrier Plant, Workers Are Still Fighting on Their Own

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Donald Trump swept into the Carrier furnace
 plant in Indianapolis on December 1, 2016, just weeks after his Election Day victory, with his vice president, former Indiana governor Mike Pence,

The Democratic Party Must Finally Abandon Centrism

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4 mentions1 week ago
It is easy to dismiss the “Come Together and Fight Back” Tour that this week will take Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez to eight ...

Undocumented Bakers Are Planning ’A Day Without Bread’ This Friday

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4 mentions6 days ago
Every week, the workers at Tom Cat bakery in Queens proudly serve their city their freshly baked loaves, but they’re asking people across the city for once to give up ...

Expanding Social Security Has More Momentum Than You Think

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
In a basement room of the US Capitol on Wednesday, a cluster of House Democrats gathered to announce legislation that would revamp the Social Security system, by both increasing benefits ...

A Berniecrat Takes on Trump and the Koch Brothers in Kansas

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“I’m totally new to politics—I was inspired to run by Bernie. After the election, I decided to get out from behind my Facebook keyboard and try to make a difference,

Why We Need a Whistleblower in US Customs and Border Protection

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What we do know about the US Customs and Border Protection—the federal agency that oversees our country’s international trade, immigration services, and the increasingly militarized Border Patrol—is worrying. We know ...