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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.

U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Syria, Pentagon Says

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

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Christie Pension Scandal Gets Even Worse

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Bizarre GOP Ad Paints Women As Obama's Girlfriends

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Democrats Sink Controversial Obama Nominee

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

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Elizabeth Warren Makes A Pitch For Democratic Women

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

Rove-Backed Group Makes Big Mistake

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White House Intruder Prompts House Hearing On Secret Service

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Obama Administration To Take Action Against Tax-Avoidance Inversion Deals

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Charlie Rangel Pushes For Draft, War Tax To Battle ISIS

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

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Bob Dole Gives GOP Senator A Boost In Competitive Race

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Donald Trump Just Might Fire Someone For This Tweet

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Prosecutor To Drop All Seattle Tickets For Public Use Of Marijuana

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Biden To Hispanics: Obama Will Act On Immigration

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GOP Challenger Slams Jerry Brown As The ‘Coddled Prince Of Sacramento'

Neel Kashkari
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Mary Landrieu Says Keg Stand Haters 'Need To Get A Life'

Mary Landrieu
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Over 800 Rounds Of Ammunition Found In White House Intruder's Car

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

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

Linda Tirado
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Frank, Kluwe Back Campaign To End Discrimination Against Atheists

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In The New York Times, Evidence Of A Slow Election Year

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1 In 5 Workers Laid Off In Past 5 Years Still Unemployed

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Pot Legalization Just Got Another Big Endorsement

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GOP Congressman Feels #Blessed To Have A Devoted Wife After Kissing Scandal

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Obama 'Obviously Concerned' Over White House Intruder

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

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Supreme Court Justice Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding

Elena Kagan
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More Proof That Anti-Obamacare States Desperately Need Obamacare

Uninsured Cities
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CHARISMA DEFICIT: McConnell Attempts To Fix Big Image Problem

Mitch Mcconnell
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Senator Who Called Gillibrand 'Chubby' Reportedly Revealed

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PUSHING BOUNDARIES

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Rand Paul Looks To Expand His Turf To San Francisco

Obama's Mixed Record On Immigration Explored

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Nearly A Quarter Of Americans Support Their States' Secession

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

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Studies Show Fighting Climate Change Can Actually Help The Economy

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

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Syria Vote Isn't Last Word From Congress On War

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‘Creepshot' Photos Are Now Legal In This State

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Rick Perry Wants To Skip Out On His Next Court Date

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Racism Is A Lot Less Fun When Your Kids Make Fun Of Your Dumb Racist Club

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The Force Was With Michele Bachmann During This Lightsaber Duel

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When It Comes To Handling Domestic Violence Cases, States Are Still Falling Short

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