September

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Battle’s not over in Texas: Anti-abortion bill challenged

Republicans may have thought their anti-abortion bill had nailed the door shut on women's reproductive rights. But as the saying goes, it ain't over 'til it's over.

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Obama to tea party: “Make my day!”

The media are covering Washington's latest fiscal crisis basically as a spectacle-the way local news now covers traffic accidents, crime scenes, and big storms.

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West Hollywood becomes first U.S. city to ban sale of fur

For the first time in this country's history, the Californian city of West Hollywood has banned the sale of fur, in keeping with its tradition of upholding the values of animals and their wellbeing.

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Reckless Republicans push closer to a government shutdown

The chances of avoiding a goverment shutdown in five days are becoming slimmer and slimmer, and the union AFGE is in full mobilization mode against it.

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Right wing rebuked in Missouri

Right-wing Republicans in the Missouri legislature and their main financial supporter, libertarian billionaire Rex Sinquefield, suffered a stinging defeat.

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Occupy Wall Street stages second anniversary march in New York

Occupy Wall Street was back on the streets here yeserday, marking the second anniversary of its birth.

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A rising tide lifts only yachts?

Letting wealth concentrate "at the very top," President Obama said, has been both "morally wrong" and "bad economics."

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Public transit, living wage top 2014 “people’s” agenda

"No worker should have to live off of poverty wages. People should be able to work 40 hours a week and take care of their families off of that."

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Court orders gov’t to show info on secret funding of anti-Cuban 5 press

The U.S. State Department must respond to a Freedom of Information Request asking for info on the under the table payment of Miami area journalists covering the Cuban 5 trial.

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“Free the Cuban Five” is heard in Maine

Members of the 23-year old organization Let Cuba Live recently established what they call the Maine Campaign to Free the Cuban Five.

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