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The unions and Democrats came up just one seat short in a tumultuous uphill battle to take control of the state Senate, but was what happened a victory or a defeat?
The threat of Arizona-style laws has strengthened pro-immigrant coalitions in unlikely places.
The fight to counter LePage’s extremism is gaining support not only among progressives in the state but within the Republican Party too.
It took opportunistic politicians and ridiculous, shameful language on religious exemptions, but gay and lesbian New Yorkers can finally tie the knot.
South Carolinians are beginning to feel duped by their new governor’s cronyism.
For the first time in fifty years, a sitting president visits the United States' largest territory—where citizens can't vote in presidential elections, but are still hit up for campaign cash.
Legislation proposing a publicly owned state bank, the underpinning of a truly local economy, stands a good chance of passing in this session.
Arizona's notorious anti-immigrant crusader is about to become the first State Senate president in US history to be recalled.
Under attack, labor and its allies are redirecting energy and resources to state-level fights.
Only the deepest cuts in the country will satisfy this crowd. Will the treatment kill the patient?