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August 27, 2014

The Gun Control Movement Just Landed a Game-Changing Ally

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Until recently, conventional wisdom had it that nobody could go up against the NRA and win. They had too much money, too much clout, too many politicians doing their bidding and, most of all, a dedicated and energized membership that could swing public opinion and election results their way.

Long-Simmering Anger Over Police Violence Erupts At St. Louis Forum

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Tom Corbett Makes Sexist Remark While Trying To Appeal To Women

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Jon Stewart Has Priceless Response To Fox News

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NRA: 'Children Can Have Fun at the Shooting Range'

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Wisconsin Governor's Race Remains Extremely Close

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Steve King: 'All Bets Are Off' On Government Shutdown If Obama Acts On Immigration

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Most New Yorkers Want To See Criminal Charges In The Death Of Eric Garner

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Obama Once Again Faces The Congress Question On Syria

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California Mulls Bill To Remove Guns From Potential Offenders

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Democrats Warn GOP About Risking Another Government Shutdown

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Minimum Wage Hike Can Help Close San Francisco's Extreme Income Gap, Study Finds

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Ex-Lawmaker Pleads Guilty In GOP Caucuses Case

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Obama Crafts Legal Rationale For Immigration Steps

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Reagan Appointee 'Unravels FedEx's Business Model' In Contractor Case

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Gillibrand: Congressmen Called Me 'Fat' After Baby

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Daughter Says Maureen McDonnell Had 'Mild Obsession' With Jonnie Williams

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Obama, Clinton To Highlight Major Dem Event

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State Dept. Denies Seeking Alternative To Climate Treaty, But Has Been Doing So Since 2009

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Jay Nixon Names New Public Safety Director

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Elizabeth Warren Attacked By Club For Growth For Supporting Export-Import Bank

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It's Getting Really Hard To Keep Track Of Who Supports & Who Opposes Jindal's Education Policies

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At Secret Koch Retreat, Top GOP Senate Candidates Credited Koch Network For Their Rise

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Stopping Ebola Costs As Much As These 5 Things

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Wendy Davis Escalates Push For Female Votes

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Albright Endorses Grimes For U.S. Senate

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Former Marine Honored At White House Forced To Close Business That Employs Vets

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Police Officer Accused Of Letting Dog Urinate On Michael Brown Memorial In Ferguson

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GOP Lawmaker's First Television Ad Focuses On Women's Issues

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Military Jet Crashes In Western Virginia: Sheriff's Office

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Texas District Warns Visitors: Staff Is Armed And May Use Force To Protect Students

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Former NYT Reporter In Gaza Slams Israel, Calls For War Crimes Prosecution

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You're Losing $18,000 A Year Because Of Income Inequality

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'These Murders Are A Steady Drumbeat'

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House Republicans Are Trying To Make Money Laundering A Lot Easier

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John McCain Makes Surprise Appearance

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Romney: 'Circumstances Can Change,' But...

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