Automatic voter registration in California …

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP

California set to automatically register millions of voters | MSNBC California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP >by: Msnbc |10/10/15 06:10 PM—Updated 10/10/15 06:13 PM |RePost: 10/11/2015 2:31:22 AM| In the aftermath of record-low voter turnout in […]

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HRC pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures as she speaks to the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, Oct. 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton at HRC event pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority | MSNBC >by: Monica Alba |10/03/15 02:15 PM |RePost:10/03/2015 3:17:20 PM| Hillary Clinton called on Congress to pass the Federal Equality Act and vowed to make LGBT rights a top priority as president in a speech Saturday to a prominent gay rights organization. “I see the injustices and the dangers that you and your families still face […]

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“The new face of white supremacy”

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“Donald Trump is the new face of white supremacy,” says hate crime expert. | Watching the Wheels   >by: Randy Blazak | 9/14/2015 | RePost: 09/26/2015 5:54:38 AM| Before you think this article is “just one liberal’s opinion,” let me briefly say I have dedicated my life to studying racism. I earned my PhD from Emory University in 1995 after spending several years doing ethnographic field studies of white supremacist […]

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Trump defend Obama? ‘I don’t think so!’

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in Rochester, New Hampshire September 17, 2015. Reuters/Brian Snyder

Trump defend Obama? ‘I don’t think so!’ | Reuters >by: Doina Chiacu| Sat 9/19/2015 12:26:00 PM EDT |WASHINGTON |RePost: 09/20/2015 7:27:58 AM | Republican presidential [front-runner] Donald Trump said on Saturday it was not his job to stand up for U.S. President Barack Obama after a man at one of his campaign events said he was a Muslim and “not even an American.” “Am I morally obligated to defend the […]

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HILLARY CLINTON UNIMPRESSED: …

HILLARY CLINTON UNIMPRESSED: Republican debaters ‘really don’t have much else to say’ by: Julio Cesar Roman: LAB ProLib | 09/17/2015 | RePost: 09/20/2015 3:02:24 AM| Hillary Clinton said Thursday that the Republican presidential debate was devoid of substance. Speaking in an exclusive interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on “The Situation Room,” Clinton chalked up the debate to “the usual back-and-forth — political attacks, the kinds of things you say when […]

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The Democratic Party Adopts National Platform – $15/hour Minimum Wage

The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform

The Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage into National Platform | U.S. Uncut >by: James Woods | August 29, 2015 | RePost: 09/05/2015 8:42:10 AM | The Democratic Party on Friday adopted a call to raise the minimum wage to $15/hr as part of their established party platform heading into the 2016 election season. The move further polarizes the progressive wing of the party by moving them further to the […]

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Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan And How It Could Affect The GOP

Donald Trump continues to lead in the polls and on Sunday released his first policy position — a conservative proposal on immigration.

What’s In Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan And How It Could Affect The GOP |NPR >by: Asma Khalid |08/17/2015 5:24 PM ET |RePost: 08/30/2015 11:03:44 AM | Donald Trump began his bid for president saying Mexican immigrants were “rapists,” bringing drugs, and “some, I assume, are good people.” And, Sunday he made headlines again talking about immigrants. He rolled out his first detailed policy position, and it was on immigration reform. […]

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Planned Parenthood videos highlight questions about fetal tissue research

In this file photo, Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood president, speaks in Orono, Maine. Richards denied any violation of laws regarding videos in which Planned Parenthood officials are seen discussing an alledged sale of tissue from aborted fetuses. (Robert F. Bukaty /

Planned Parenthood videos highlight questions about fetal tissue research – LA Times Who released the videos, and what is the dispute about? What does federal law say about procuring fetal tissue and organs following an abortion? What is Planned Parenthood’s response to these claims? What is done with the fetal tissue, and why is it so desirable for research? Why do antiabortion groups object to fetal tissue research? What gains […]

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Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videos

Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videos

Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videos | MSNBC >by: Associated Press |07/30/15 07:43 PM—Updated 07/30/15 08:10 PM| RePost: 08/01/2015 8:32:09 AM| Indiana on Thursday cleared Planned Parenthood facilities that perform abortions in the state of any wrongdoing in the handling of fetal tissue. Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, on July 16 ordered an investigation of Planned Parenthood facilities in Indianapolis, Bloomington and Merrillville to see if organs from […]

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Planned Parenthood Abortion supporters get help from courts …

Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight >by: Sudhin Thanawala | 08/01/2015 01:49 AM EDT |08/01/2015 8:18:26 AM | SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California. A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday blocked the release of […]

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