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Los Hueros

Mora County is challenging legal doctrines that privilege corporations and Big Carbon.

The Republicans’ dramatic overreach in states from Wisconsin to Maine has created openings for substantial Democratic victories in unexpected territory.

The myths and misconceptions that distort the beauty and problems of the Plains.

As rural America becomes ground zero for Iraq casualties, Farms Not Arms is urging farmers to attend anti-war rallies and recruiting families to give refuge to returning vets.

The midterm elections proved to Democrats that the South must not be written off. The key to winning rural and working-class voters in Dixie is the same as anywhere else.

Unless the federal government does something now,
rising gas prices have the potential to break the blue-collar backbone
of many American towns.

The West is not nearly as "red" as the red/blue maps and pundits would suggest.

Blogs

Congressman Mike Pompeo says he supports money for federal health centers, but opposes federal money for the same program if it comes from the Affordable Care Act.

October 15, 2013

Cut off from federal funding, programs serving abused women may be forced to close. 

October 8, 2013

Property baron Sam Zell has made millions by cutting services and raising rent on retirees like those who came to his Chicago shareholder meeting.

May 15, 2012

Two weeks into the drive to remove Scott Walker, more than half the required signatures have been gathered.

November 29, 2011