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2014/10/24 11:11
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There was a time in what many perceive as this bluest of blue states when we were notorious ticket-splitters — like kids in a political candy store, picking one of “those” and two of “these.” And the...
2014/10/24 11:11
2014/10/24 11:11
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2014/10/24 01:06
2014/10/24 01:06
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Police Go Nuts Over Mumia Abu-Jamal's Remote Speech in Vermont How a non-event becomes an "event" that ends in anti-climax When Mumia Abu-Jamal was the pre-recorded speaker at a Goddard College...
2014/10/23 22:06
2014/10/23 22:06
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Most people cannot wait to reach their 21st birthday. For a group of young adults though, that milestone marks a dangerous transition. The medically-fragile children living at...
2014/10/23 20:25
2014/10/23 20:25
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THE STORY WE WERE SOLD October 23, 1989: “My wife’s been shot. I’ve been shot.” The first words the public ever heard from Charles Stuart grabbed an entire nation by the collar and shook it...
2014/10/23 17:06
2014/10/23 17:06
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has “got his head in the sand” when it comes to the plight of minimum-wage earners in his state, U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez said. “I’ve met with minimum-wage...
2014/10/22 21:51
2014/10/22 21:51
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Is Obama About to Evolve on Marijuana? Holder told CNN he was “cautiously optimistic” about the Colorado and Washington’s legalization of marijuana. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Updated...
2014/10/22 13:58
2014/10/22 13:58
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This is an outrageous stat: The higher the Black population — not the higher the crime rate — in a state, the harsher the prison sentence. A new study found that just the sheer number of Black people...
2014/10/21 20:43
2014/10/21 20:43
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The Missouri governor, Jay Nixon, announced on Tuesday that he would set up a commission to study the deeper problems in the St Louis area exposed by the intense unrest following the deadly police...
2014/10/21 01:19
2014/10/21 01:19
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A Justice Department official pledged Monday to conduct a thorough, independent and objective review of the city police force after hearing more concerns from residents about excessive force and other...
2014/10/21 00:38
2014/10/21 00:38
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WASHINGTON - Labor Secretary Tom Perez is seeking to re-energize President Barack Obama's stalled push for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour and for making paid leave for mothers...
2014/10/20 21:45
2014/10/20 21:45
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Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Thomas Perez speaks to business and community leaders at a Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce event, in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick...
2014/10/20 21:21
2014/10/20 21:21
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You're going to have to pay your workers more and give them more say in how you run your business if Labor Secretary Tom Perez has his way. That's the bottom line from Perez's address Monday to the...
2014/10/20 17:17
2014/10/20 17:17
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Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries BALTIMORE (WJZ)—An investigation revealed Baltimore City taxpayers are spending millions to settle police brutality complaints. It also showed a staggering...
2014/10/20 14:58
2014/10/20 14:58
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An American Civil Liberties Union attorney was named Wednesday to be the acting head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. Vanita Gupta, who has served for the past four years as deputy...
2014/10/20 11:29
2014/10/20 11:29
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Eric Holder's legacy: From Guantanamo to Ferguson | Politics - Home Eric Holder's legacy: From Guantanamo to FergusonObama hails attorney general as 'the people's lawyer' as he announces...
2014/10/20 02:44
2014/10/20 02:44
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is taking time out from his much-trumpeted "year of action" to observe a period more important to his Democratic allies in Congress: the season of campaigning. One...
2014/10/18 08:02
2014/10/18 08:02
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In Asia, Christians often must huddle in home churches, like first-century believers did in Rome. For both, openly practicing religion risked persecution by authorities. America was based on freedom...
2014/10/18 01:41
2014/10/18 01:41
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Demand for World Series tickets creates market for scammersDemand for World Series tickets creates market for scammers The extraordinary demand for tickets to World Series games at Kauffman Stadium...
2014/10/17 21:24
2014/10/17 21:24
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The Justice Department and Falcon School District 49 in Colorado Springs have reached a settlement agreement to eliminate and prevent racial harassment and discrimination in schools. We are working to...
2014/10/17 03:41
2014/10/17 03:41
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Wednesday that Vanita Gupta will serve as the acting head of the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. Gupta has been an advocate of reducing...
2014/10/24 11:11
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