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Still Occupying: Discontent with Obama fills OWS

Ahead of the November presidential elections, protestors gathered for a day of action Monday morning in Manhattan’s Financial District in […]

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Occupy Wall Street protest continues to grow in face of arrests

Occupy Wall Street movement is growing in New York City and across the world.

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Philadelphia Life: Pennsylvania is an easy place to buy guns, officials say

Whether you’re a cowboy or a bandit, you will not have trouble obtaining a firearm in the state any time soon.

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The Border Project: Sheriffs debate SB 1070

Border sheriffs are at the center of a challenge to SB 1070 filed by the ACLU.

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The Border Project: ‘Anchor baby’ law stirs controversy

New law proposes no birth certificates to children of the undocumented.

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Demonstrators call for immigration reform in D.C.

Tens of thousands of people descended on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to call on President Obama and Congress to enact immigration reform.

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Candidate’s supporters debate race

For every black supporter of Liu who feels there’s no escaping race in this year’s election, there was someone like Shirley Crosson, from Bedford Stuyvesant, who clings to this ideal of an elusive post-racial America, clutching the gold Jewish pendant around her neck. “I don’t see color,” Crosson said. “I’m black, and I wear a Mezuzah, hey!”

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Health-care debate rages on

Business owners in the audience argued both sides of the debate and even offered solutions, though the diversity of opinions given at Wednesday’s chamber meeting in Queens is as diverse as the borough itself.

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In healthcare debate, economy trumps race

Leaning against a table in a small, crowded room in Harlem, Janice Williams watched as President Obama spoke last night […]