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September 1, 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.

McConnell Widens Lead Over Grimes In New Poll

Mitch Mcconnell
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Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

Barack Obama Augusts
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McCain Calls For 'Strong Measures' Against ISIS

John Mccain
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Feinstein: Obama 'Too Cautious' On ISIS

Feinsten
NBC News

Ferguson Protesters Hope To Transform Anger Into Change

Ferguson
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Senator Says It's Time To Arm Ukraine

Bob Menendez
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Campaign Cash Is Buying Tons Of Ads

Mitch Mcconnell
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Obamas Attend Longtime Chef's Wedding

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GOP Rep Says He Voted To Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act, Leaves Out Key Detail

Southerland
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Iowa Probe: A Ditch For Mitch?

Mitch Mcconnell Jesse Benton
TeamMitch.com

Possible Threat Against Obama Investigated By Secret Service

Obama Secret Service
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Bill Nye Says He And Neil deGrasse Tyson Are Running For President

Bill Nye
YouTube / StarTalk Radio

Islamist Militia Claims To Have 'Secured' U.S. Embassy Compound In Libya

Tripoli
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McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Bribery Scandal

Benton Mcconnell
AP

Political Scientists Weigh In With Midterm Predictions

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U.S. Trained Alaskans As Secret Citizen-Agents In The Early Cold War Years

J Edgar Hoover
ASSOCIATED PRESS

In Texas, Ted Cruz Sounds Like He's Running For President In 2016

Ted Cruz
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Obama's Delay On Immigration Creates Uncertainty Ahead Of Midterm Elections

Barack Obama
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U.S. To Push For Coalition To Fight 'Cancer' Of Islamic State

John Kerry
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Obama: GOP Captive To Ideologically Rigid Group

Barack Obama
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Obama To Attend Wedding Of Longtime Personal Chef

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Hawaii Governor Blames Primary Loss On Gay Marriage

Neil Abercrombie
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ferguson Police Chief Wants To Help His City Move Forward

Tom Jackson Ferguson
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Charles Koch Linked To Creation Of Nonprofit Defender Of Fossil Fuels

Koch Brothers
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Obama On Labor Day: Don't Take Your Rights For Granted

Barack Obama
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Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Challenging Thad Cochran Victory

Chris Mcdaniel
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Ferguson Protests Reach White House Doorstep

White House Ferguson
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Feds Are Increasing Their Marijuana Growth Because Of Cannabinoid Research

Medical Marijuana
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Republican Congressman: Obama Is 'Commendably Cautious' On Syria

Tom Cole And Chuck Todd
MSNBC/The Daily Rundown

Obama Reportedly Considering Delay To Immigration Executive Action

Detention Facility Immigrant
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Texas National Guard Troops At Border Can't Afford Food

Texas National Guard Border
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cop Who Threatened Ferguson Protestors Resigns

Albers
YouTube

Administration To Reward Loan Company Accused Of Cheating Troops

Arne Duncan
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U.S. Sanctions Those Suspected Of Aiding Iran

David Cohen
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Top Aide To Mitch McConnell Linked To Shady Deal

Mcconnell
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Rick Perry Slams Obama For 'No Strategy' On Syria

Rick Perry
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Pentagon: Iraq Operations Cost $560 Million So Far

Iraq Airstrike
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Why Obama Backed Off More ISIS Strikes

Barack Obama
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UK Raises Threat Level Due To ISIS

David Cameron
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