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September 23, 2014

Is There an American Dream for Black Children?

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The American Dream has always been defined by upward mobility, but for black Americans, it's harder to get into the middle class, and a middle-class lifestyle is more precarious.

Christie Pension Scandal Gets Even Worse

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Supreme Court Set To Take On 6 Major Cases

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Here's What To Expect From Obama's U.N. Speech

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Bill O'Reilly Has A 'Terrible Idea'

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FNC

Dem Senator: Congress Has Opened The Door To The 'Cheney Pre-emptive War Doctine'

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Rove-Backed Group Makes Big Mistake

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Ferguson Residents Optimistic After First Closed-Door DOJ Meeting

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Maddow Has Some Very Pointed Questions About Our New War In Syria

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Rand Paul's Smearing Of John McCain Explored

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Louisiana Judge: State's Same Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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Hours Before Strikes, Targets Presented No 'Imminent Threat'

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Senate Ad Barrage Interferes With Football

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New Polls Bump Up GOP Numbers

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'Badass' Moms Take Gun Fight To NRA's Home Turf

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Jin Lee

State GOP Adds Fetal 'Personhood' To Platform

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Federal Prison Population Drops By Nearly 5,000

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John Mellencamp: U.S. Presidents Should Get Four Terms

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Pelosi: 'Republicans Get Off The Hook' When Immigration Activists Target Dems

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Rachel Maddow: Democrats, Independents Joining To Defeat GOP

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News Station Apologizes For 'F*ck It, I Quit' Anchor

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Number Of Homeless Students In America Is Rising Rapidly

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Flood Wall Street Protesters Cast Blame For Climate Change As Police Arrest 104

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White House Intruder Prompts House Hearing On Secret Service

White House Intruder
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Biden To Hispanics: Obama Will Act On Immigration

Joe Biden
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States Would Reap Billions In Taxes From Legal Weed, Survey Finds

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Jon Stewart Schools Congress On Climate Change With A Simple Demonstration

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Comedy Central

Politico Magazine Extends Raised Middle Finger To Its Readers

Chelsea Clinton Baby Name
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Elizabeth Warren Makes A Pitch For Democratic Women

Elizabeth Warren
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'If You Don't Have A Seat At The Table, You're Probably On The Menu'

Leo Addresses UN: 'You Can Make History... Or Be Vilified By It'

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Senate Dems Don't Think The 2014 Elections Will Turn The Political Tide. Here's Why.

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Author Of Viral Poverty Piece Shoots Down Belief That Poor People Are 'Lazy'

Linda Tirado
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GOP Lawmaker Stands By Claim That Islam Is 'A Cancer' In America

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Bizarre GOP Ad Paints Women As Obama's Girlfriends

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Americans for Shared Prosperity

'F**k It, I Quit' Anchor Explains Her Dramatic Exit

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Alaska Cannabis Club

Rick Scott-Charlie Crist Battle Reaches Eyebrow-Raising New Heights

Rick Scott
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Mary Landrieu Says Keg Stand Haters 'Need To Get A Life'

Mary Landrieu
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Bob Dole Gives GOP Senator A Boost In Competitive Race

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Ferguson Will Not Enforce Ban On Non-Residents And Media In DOJ's Town Hall Meetings

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