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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.

Eric Cantor's New Job

Eric Cantor
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Biden: American Workers Don't Want A Handout, 'Just Give Them A Chance'

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Obama: 'America Deserves A Raise'

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

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McCain Calls For 'Strong Measures' Against ISIS

John Mccain
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McConnell Widens Lead Over Grimes In New Poll

Mitch Mcconnell
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What The Left Must Really Do To Defeat The Wingnuts

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Darren Wilson Fundraisers End With Little Explanation

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Obama Will Try Not To Make Things Worse For Vulnerable Dems

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Presidential Hopefuls Have Already Crossed The Unofficial Starting Line

Hillary Clinton Joe Biden
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State Dept. Asks North Korea To Release Detained U.S. Detainees

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Obama Foreign Policy In 'Free Fall,' Republican Says

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Obama Notifies Congress Of Ordering Airstrikes In Iraq

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Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

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Ferguson Cops Start Wearing Body Cameras

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Feinstein: Obama 'Too Cautious' On ISIS

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Will Traffic Deaths Rise As States Legalize Pot?

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Judge Restricts Harsh Louisiana Abortion Law

Bobby Jindal
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Ferguson Protesters Hope To Transform Anger Into Change

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Senator Says It's Time To Arm Ukraine

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Campaign Cash Is Buying Tons Of Ads

Mitch Mcconnell
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24 Years Of America's Unemployment Rate In 10 Seconds

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

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

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Obamas Attend Longtime Chef's Wedding

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

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Iowa Probe: A Ditch For Mitch?

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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

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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

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

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