Lauren McCauley, staff writer

Lauren McCauley is a staff writer for Common Dreams.

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View from backstage at the National Rally for Citizenship. (Photo: elllwalker via instagram) News
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Tens of Thousands Descend on Capitol to Demand Immigration Reform
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The news was celebrated by civil rights groups, including the NAACP, who long-campaigned against the discriminatory practice. News
Friday, March 15, 2013
Maryland Moves to Abolish Death Penalty
Maryland's House of Delegates voted 82-56 to repeal the death penalty Friday afternoon, all but guaranteeing the state's status as the 18th to abolish executions. The bill now goes before Governor Martin O'Malley, who introduced the legislation in January and has pledged to sign it into law.
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Sunday, December 09, 2012
President Hugo Chavez Admits Relapse
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced a relapse of his cancer and designated Vice President Nicolas Maduro as his heir apparent, 'just in case.' An emotional Chavez admitted in a national televised address Saturday that "some malignant cells" were detected during his most recent medical examination in Cuba, adding that he would return to the island as early as Sunday for another round of surgery.
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