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13 Dems sell out to pass “fast track” trade deal

Despite a huge grassroots campaign and the efforts of bold progressive leaders in Congress, 13 Democrats voted with Republicans to “fast-track” corporate-written trade agreements that hurt American workers, families, small businesses, communities, and the environment. Corporate interests needed 60 Senate…

Sanders slams Republican “family values”

By Bernie Sanders When my Republican colleagues talk about “family values,” what they usually mean is opposition to a woman’s right to choose, opposition to contraception, opposition to gay rights, and support for abstinence-only education. Let me give a somewhat…

Cami Anderson finally leaving Newark

Newark’s schools superintendent is stepping down after an often stormy four-year tenure, marked by conflict with parents and students who opposed her controversial plan to privatize the struggling district. Gov. Chris Christie’s office said that Cami Anderson, who is leaving the job by July 8, will…