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AFL-CIO May Pull Donations to Democrats

election, union protest, liberal, election results, elections, voting, election 2010, election 2012, president trumka, 2010 election, 2012 election, president richard trumka, tea party, richard trumka, democracy, republican, trumka, gop, initiative, conservative, democratic, polls, candidates, current events, unions, political parties, democrats, republicans, elections 2010, 2010 elections, general election, political party, political cartoons, democrat party, republic party, republican party, democratic party, voter registration, glenn beck, beck, register to vote, aclu, conservative party, harry reid, seiu, teamsters, early voting, liberals, election polls, election day, left wing, where do i vote, uaw, midterm elections, labor relations, mid term elections, labor unions, political issues, afl-cioProminent labor leaders, frustrated that Democrats in Washington aren't aggressively pursuing the union agenda, are threatening to limit their campaign support for Democrats, an act that would hamper the party's bid to regain control of the House next year and keep a majority in the Senate.

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Hawaii Democrats Propose Charging Fee to View Obama Birth Certificate

Hawaii Democrats Propose Charging Fee to View Obama Birth CertificateThere is a birth certificate; there isn’t a birth certificate

The debate has been raging for months and months, but legislators in Hawaii — the state at the center of the controversy surrounding the birth record of America’s 44th president — are taking a new entrepreneurial track in their lates…

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Gay voters angry at Democrats could sway election

Gay VotersCHICAGO – Kate Coatar is seriously considering voting for Green Party candidates instead of Democrats, whom she normally supports. James Wyatt won't cast a ballot at all because he no longer trusts anyone to fight for causes important to him.

If Democratic candidates are counting on long-standing s…

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As Democrats' message lags, GOP awaits huge wins

WASHINGTON – Two weeks before Election Day, Democrats fear their grip on the House may be gone, and Republicans are poised to celebrate big gains in the Senate and governors' mansions as well.

Analysts in both parties say all major indicators tilt toward the Republicans. President Barack Obama's po…

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Obama urges Democrats to not get discouraged

BOSTON – With the congressional elections fast approaching, President Barack Obama  acknowledged Saturday that the hope and energy he stirred during his presidential campaign may have faded in the face of the sputtering economy.

"We're doing the grinding, sometimes frustrating work of actually del…

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Democrats latch onto GOP tax ideas in final blitz

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Democrats desperate for a political game-changer in the final days of the campaign are raising alarms about Republican ideas for reforming the nation's tax code, arguing that their plans will roil middle-class families.

Most Republicans, wary of delving into treacherous complexi…

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One Nation Working Together New World Order Rally

Progressives gathered together in Washington D.C. today in hopes of gaining some momentum heading into November. While turn-out was far from disappointing it was not nearly as popular as the now infamous Glenn Beck Restoring Honor Rally held on 8/28.

Attendees did their best to rival the energy of th…

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Majority of Undecided Voters are Democrats

With Election Day just 32 days away, Democrats face an uphill battle to maintain their majority hold on Congress. But even as polls show serious GOP momentum, there are some small signs of hope that Democrats might still be able to avoid massive losses.

For one thing, as The Upshot has previously rep…

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3 Democrats — 2 senators, 1 governor — to retire

With the 2010 election year barely under way, two senators and one governor — all Democrats — ditched plans to run for re-election in the latest signs of trouble for President Barack Obama's party.

Taken together, the decisions by Sens. Chris Dodd of Connecticut and Byron Dorgan of North Dakota

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Democrats hoping to ‘ping-pong’ Republicans right out of final health care reform negotiations

Now that the House and Senate have both passed separate health care reform bills, the legislative process shifts to ironing out the differences. This typically involves having a formal conference committee containing members of both the House and the Senate. The goal is to reconcile the two bills, …

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