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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.

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

Boehner Mcconnell
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Judge Issues Blistering Dissent Slamming 'Nonsense' Obamacare Decision

Judge Harry Edwards
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Republicans Have Some Truly Horrifying Theories About The Children Crossing The Border

Louie Gohmert
AP

Here's What Happened When One County Invested Millions In An Employee Wellness Program

Exercise
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Boehner Hurls Blame At Obama

John Boehner Border Crisis
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Parents, Teachers Sue Jindal

Bobby Jindal
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GOP Senate Candidate Attacked As A Crying Baby

David Perdue
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Feds: 75 Percent Of Newark Police Pedestrian Stops Unconstitutional

Newark Police
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Warren: 'No Means No'

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

Barack Obama
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Nugent Show Canceled Over 'Racist And Hate-Filled Remarks'

Ted Nugent
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Republican's Obamacare Lawsuit Dismissed

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

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Look At Chuck Schumer's Ancient Phone

Schumer
Zach Carter

How This Bank Robber Helped Create The FBI

John Dillinger
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Foreign Official Acknowledges Strains With Obama

Barack Obama
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Obama Dispatches Advisers To Germany Amid Spying Flap

Obama Merkel
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76-Year-Old Veteran Arrested For Asking Officials To Speak Louder

Eddie Overholt
Greene County Sheriff's Department

Democrat Advised McCain In 2008 Campaign, New Book Says

Bill Clinton
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Americans Wary Of Involvement In Ukraine Conflict: Poll

Putin
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Israeli Ambassador: Gaza Human Rights Report A 'Kangaroo Court'

Ron Dermer
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Amid Gridlocked Congress, Reid Accuses GOP Of 'Ransoming Children'

Harry Reid
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How The Washington Football Team Creates A 'Hostile' Environment For These Students

Redskins Protest
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2008 Law Blamed For Stalled Congressional Action On Border Crisis

Feinstein
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GOP Rep Hits Groups For Petitioning For 'Special Privilege'

Jeb Hensarling
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Joe Scarborough Admits He Was 'Wrong'

Mika Brzezinski
MSNBC

Put This Marijuana Quiz In Your Pipe And Smoke It

Marijuana Quiz
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Not Even The Royal Baby Can Make Colbert Feel Better

Colbert Ukraine Mh17
Comedy Central

Colbert Asks Pelosi If She Has Naked Pics Of Boehner

Nancy Pelosi
Comedy Central

Chokehold Death Puts Controversial Police Chief Back In The Spotlight

Bill Bratton
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Why The Case Is 'Indefensible'

Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction, Study Shows

Child And Bible
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BITTER END: Long Republican Battle Comes To A Close

Perdue Kingston
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Chris Christie Won't Campaign For This 'Lost Cause' Republican

Chris Christie
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9/11 Commission Update: Threats Have Evolved, U.S. Hasn't

Lee Hamilton And Tom Kean
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