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September 2, 2014

Labor Day: The Beginning of a Breakthrough

This Labor Day, working families do not have much to celebrate when it comes to wages and job security. But we can celebrate the fact that the deteriorating conditions of work are finally breaking through into broad political consciousness.

Texas Lawmaker At Odds With Fellow Republicans

Joe Barton
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Obamacare Won't Be Repealed Until At Least 2017, Koch-Backed Group Privately Admits

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GOP Tweets Dubious 'Equal Pay' Claim

Reince Priebus
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Here's How To Make Sure Ferguson Isn't Forgotten

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Democratic Governor Backs Controversial Pipeline Project

Terry Mcauliffe
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Anti-Abortion Leader Admits New Clinic Laws Are Not About Safety

Carol Tobias
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Begich Pulls Controversial Ad About GOP Challenger

Mark Begich
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Even California Has Major Gripes With Obama, Poll Finds

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Black LGBT Activist Arrested For Distributing Voting Rights Information

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Russian Bank Hires Former Senators To Lobby Against U.S. Sanctions

Trent Lott
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Meet The Reagan Appointee Making Scalia's Life Very Difficult

Antonin Scalia
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Jenny Sanford Reportedly Demands Ex-Husband Undergo Psych Exam, Anger Management Classes

Jenny Sanford
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Christie's Going To Mexico

Chris Christie
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Jury Deliberating Bob McDonnell Corruption Case

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HuffPost's New Senate Forecast Predicts A Nail-Biter

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Pot Legalization Spurs 'Wake-Up Call' Over Potential Problem

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Why Republican Control Of Congress Hinges On These 9 Races

Mitch Mcconnell
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ISIS Allegedly Beheads Another American Journalist

Steven Sotloff

Voters Likely To 'Keep The Bums In' Despite Low Congressional Approval

United States Capitol
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Here's Where Obamacare Has Made The Most Progress

Barack Obama
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Child Immigrants Not Mistreated, Memo Says

John Roth
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Texas Voter ID Law Heads To Trial In U.S. Court

Rick Perry
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Eric Cantor Gets A New Job

Eric Cantor
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Meet The Two Women Who Hold The Future Of The Internet In Their Hands

Net Neutrality
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Mayor Of Major City Proposes $13.25 Hourly Minimum Wage

Eric Garcetti
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Chicago Ups Safety Guards For Students This Year

Chicago Safe Passage
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FBI Addressing Leak Of Nude Celebrity Photos

Jennifer Lawrence
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16 Reasons Why Opening Our Borders Makes More Sense Than Militarizing Them

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New Survey Gives McConnell An Edge In Kentucky

Mitch Mcconnell
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Judge Restricts Harsh Louisiana Abortion Law

Bobby Jindal
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Watch A Metaphor So Obvious That You'd Have To Be A Politician Not To Get It

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Residency Issue Could Rock Key Races

Mary Landrieu
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How The Common Core Is Playing Out In All 50 States

Common Core
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McDaniel Delays Announcement On Election Lawsuit

Chris Mcdaniel
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House Republicans Swear They Don't Want Another Shutdown

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Is This The Secret To Improving America's Schools?

College Board Empty Desks
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Obama: 'America Deserves A Raise'

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