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July 22, 2014

United Airlines' Outsourcing Jobs to Company That Pays Near-Poverty Wages Is Shameful

The "market" may be a fine way to price corn or beans, but by itself it is not an appropriate way to price wages. That's because people are not commodities. Their well-being is the point of the economy. Everyone who works for a living deserves a living wage.

U.S. Officials: No Evidence Of Direct Russian Link To Malaysia Plane Crash

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Two GOP Judges Gut Obamacare, Threatening Health Care For Millions

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Meanwhile, Second Court Reaches Conflicting Decision

Americans Hate Congress More Than Jar Jar Binks

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Undercover Investigators Got Obamacare Coverage Using Fake Identities


SCOTUS Allows Execution To Go Forward In Contentious First Amendment Case

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Most Republicans Say They Can't Live Off Minimum Wage, But...

Boehner Mcconnell

The 1 Mistake The Political Media Must Not Make In 2016

Parents, Teachers Sue Jindal

Bobby Jindal
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Long-Term Unemployment Shrinking For Good Reasons

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Dem Slams Perry Move As 'Nothing More Than A Publicity Stunt'

Rick Perry

Judge Mulls Overturning Colorado Gay Marriage Ban

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Latino Civil Rights Leader Has A Harsh Warning For Republicans

Janet Murguia

Yes, There Are Humanists In The Military And Here's What They're Fighting For

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Polls Show Colorado Senate Race Tied, Hagan Up In North Carolina

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Justice Kennedy Calls Constitution A ‘Flawed Document'

Anthony Kennedy

Researchers Think They Know Why College-Educated People Support The Tea Party

Sarah Palin

Group Tries To Make Climate Change A Winning Wedge Issue

Henry Waxman
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These Voters Will Be Next To Decide On Legal Weed

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Judge Issues Blistering Dissent Slamming 'Nonsense' Obamacare Decision

Judge Harry Edwards
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Evangelical Group Plans To Convert Children As Young As Five At Portland Parks, Pools

Child Evangelism Fellowship

GOP Senate Candidate Attacked As A Crying Baby

David Perdue

Women Underrepresented In Politics, But Not For The Reason You Think

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Republicans Have Some Truly Horrifying Theories About The Children Crossing The Border

Louie Gohmert

Government Arrests 192 On Immigrant Smuggling Charges

Homeland Security
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Think Tank ‘Analyst' To Tea Partiers: ‘Being Hung, Drawn, & Quartered Is Probably Too Good' For Obama

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Warren: 'No Means No'

Elizabeth Warren
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Spitzer Is Back, And He's Holding Financial Analysts Accountable

Eliot Spitzer
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Nugent Show Canceled Over 'Racist And Hate-Filled Remarks'

Ted Nugent
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Feds: 75 Percent Of Newark Police Pedestrian Stops Unconstitutional

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Look At Chuck Schumer's Ancient Phone

Zach Carter

Boehner Hurls Blame At Obama

John Boehner Border Crisis
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Deep South, Southwest Earn Dismal Marks In Key Review

Child Poverty
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Why Waiters Only Make $2 An Hour, Explained By A Cartoon I Wish I Could Strangle

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Foreign Official Acknowledges Strains With Obama

Barack Obama

Obama Using Malaysia Airlines Crash To Advance 'Radical Homosexual Agenda,' Pundit Declares

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Put This Marijuana Quiz In Your Pipe And Smoke It

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