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Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy
Obama Presses Leaders to Speed Ebola Response
Eric Holder: US Justice Department to launch study of racial bias among police

• Report: Law enforcement in Los Angeles County kills one person every week
• US needs a Federal Robotics Commission, says think tank
• World Events Muffle Democrats’ Economic Rallying Cry
• CFPB Accuses Corinthian Colleges of Cheating Students
• Poverty Down for First Time in 8 Years
• Barclays, HSBC and RBS among 13 banks facing fraud claims in US
• NSA Reform Bill Splits Reformers
• New Benghazi report criticises Republican fixation on facility attack
• Gov. Brown signs bill repealing unenforceable parts of Prop. 187
Analysis ►  Kobach's Lawyer Beat Up By Kansas Supreme Court in Senate Race Case
• Satanists Plan Rally in Support of Florida Gov. Rick Scott
• Scientists Find ‘Direct Link’ Between Earthquakes And Fracking Wastewater Process
• The US Has Been the World's Sole Superpower for the Last 13 Years—Why hasn't It Done Anything Good?
• Pentagon: US ground troops may join Iraqis in combat against Isis

Six Videos That Prove Ayn Rand Now Rules 'Christian' Conservatism

Analysis ►   in Kentucky, Health Law Helps Voters but Saps Votes | Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio Pushes American Strength Abroad | GOP Sen. Richard Burr Plans to Run in 2016, Despite Retirement Rumors | Conservative Group Targets 'Kissing Congressman,' Backs 'Duck Dynasty' Relative | Alaska GOP Senate Candidate Backs State Minimum Wage Boost While Opposing Federal Increase | Kansas Supreme Court to Hear Arguments Over Democrat Chad Taylor's Name on Ballot | Democrats Put Cultural Issues in Their Quiver | Analysis ►  Strategy for some Democrats ahead of midterm: Target President Obama | No, the Democrats Won't Win Back the House, But… | Even Kansas Republicans have had enough hardcore conservatism | Scott Walker looks to gain votes by attacking jobless aid and food stamp applicants | Dreamers Demand Immigration Answers from Hillary Clinton in Iowa | Turning Tables, Democrats Use Cultural Issues as a Cudgel | Low-wage voters could give themselves a raise in four GOP-controlled states this November | Wait, What Kind of Plan? Tea Party Candidate Dodges Insurance Question | Kochs proving toxic to Republicans in key states | Koch-linked group harassing Iowa farmers group for endorsing Democrat | Joe Biden fuels 2016 speculation with trip to Iowa | Bill Maher Wants to #FireKline | Analysis ►  Colorado's Contraception Controversy: Both Sides in Senate Race Are Misleading Voters | Georgia GOP Candidate Enlists Support of His Cousin, Former Governor Sonny Perdue | Mulling 2016 Run, Huckabee Bones Up on Foreign Policy | Sen. Mark Kirk Fundraises Off Manufactured Fear of 2016 Michelle Obama Senate Candidacy | Sarah Palin Supports Tom Emmer in His Bid to Succeed Michele Bachmann | Chris Christie Latest Potential 2016 Contender to Visit South Carolina

G.O.P. Gains Strength and Obama Gets Low Marks, Poll Finds | Election 2014 update: Nate Silver says Senate Dems are gaining | KS-Sen: "Yep, it's a thing…" | Poll Finds Pat Roberts Trailing Independent Candidate

Video of GOP Lawmaker's Meltdown Resurfaces in House Race

Opinion ►  Nearly every generation has amended the Constitution to help expand democracy. Now it's our turn.

Arizona Republican vice chair resigns after he suggests sterilizing welfare recipients

Frivolous senator appeals to keep frivolous anti-Obamacare suit alive | Susan Collins Voted Against the Paycheck Fairness Act Again | In Fighting ISIS, One Congressman Hopes Less Is More | District of Columbia Officials Push for Statehood at a Senate Committee Hearing | Paycheck Fairness Act Blocked Again By Senate GOP | Lindsey Graham Changes Mind About Putting Boots on the Ground in Syria | Dennis Kucinich: 8 Reasons Why Congress Should Vote No on Training and Funding Syrian Rebels | Nancy Pelosi Had a Pretty Simple Response to Ted Cruz's Bizarre 'SNL' Claim

Meet the Democrats' Secret Savior Against Cuomo Corporatism

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Appointing Fewer Black Judges Than Predecessors | Louisiana Governor Hedges on Climate Change as His State Disappears into the Sea | Analysis ►  Bobby Jindal Trusts Science Except When He Doesn't | Bobby Jindal Won't Condemn 'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson's Latest Anti-Gay Rant

Analysis ►  Obama Has Right Strategy on ISIS, But Harder Questions Coming | White House Backs Use of Body Cameras By Police | Former DOJ Civil Rights Nominee Debo Adegbile: Principles More Important Than a Job Title

ALEC Exodus Continues as Four More Companies Leave Lobby

"I just Saw Bristol Palin Start Punching Him in the Face" | Congressman Mark Sanford agrees to mediation in high-profile divorce

Fast Food Franchise Owners Ask Congress for Help to Stop Worker Campaign for Wages, Union | Analysis ►  Want to Get Incomes Growing Again? Pay Women More.

Obama's ISIS War Exceeds His Authority, Democratic Senator Argues | Soldiers Killed in Suicide Attack at U.S. Base in Kabul | Analysis ►  Senate ISIS Hearing Raises Specter of Escalating War, Ground Forces | Top General: Combat Mission in Iraq Possible If Airstrikes Fail to Stop ISIS | US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola | U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS Near Baghdad, Marking First Step in Expanded Fight | British Muslims Propose New Name for ISIS: the ‘UnIslamic State’ | Preview ►  Benghazi Select Committee Holding First Open Hearing | Isis video threatens to target White House and US troops | GOP Rep. Jack Kingston Doesn't Want 'Another Half-Pregnant War' | Analysis ►  General John Allen: the intellectual US hawk leading the coalition against Isis | Opinion ►  4,486 American Soldiers Have Died in Iraq. President Obama Is Continuing a Pointless and Deadly Quagmire. | Opinion ►  The Best Way the U.S. Can Help Fight ISIL Is Staying Out

House GOP to give VA inspector general's report the Benghazi treatment

Saudi Arabia's Top Clerics Condemn Islamic Extremism, Citing Quran | New York Man Charged with Trying to Support ISIS | U.S. Pushes Back Against Warnings That ISIS Plans to Enter from Mexico

Kerry Says U.S. Is Open to Talking to Iran, Even as Ayatollah Is Dismissive | Bill Clinton strays from Hillary’s Israel script and knocks Netanyahu

Google: US government demands for user data have risen 250% since 2009 | An Unbearable and Choking Hell: the Loss of Our Freedoms in the Wake of 9/11

The United States Has the Largest Prison Population in the World — And It’s Growing | Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit for SCOTUS' Next Move on Gay Marriage | Wisconsin Voter ID Law Opponents Want New Hearing | Judge: Hobby Lobby Decision Means Polygamous Sect Member Can Refuse to Testify in Child Labor Case

Grand Jury Now Has Until January to Decide on Darren Wilson | Watch this! ►  "You've Reached 911, Leave a Message": Lawlessness in Rural Oregon | Lawyer’s Bid to Become America’s Top Civil Rights Attorney Fails Because He Supported Civil Rights | Analysis ►  The Rise of Robocop

Rosie O'Donnell Gets into Her First Big Argument on 'The View' | Watch this! ►  See Jon Stewart's Priceless Impression of Lindsey Graham Scaring Himself | What Role Do Social Media Companies Have in Stopping Speech?

At Fox News, the right hand doesn't know what the other right hand is doing | From Tragedy to Farce: How Fox News And the GOP Tarnished Benghazi | Fox News Aired Nearly 1,100 Benghazi Segments Across 5 Programs, Study Finds | Watch this! ►  Harvey Levin Schools Howie Kurtz on Fox | Five Times Fox News Guests Debunked the Benghazi Hoax | Fox News Acknowledges 160 Airstrikes Against Islamic State, Still Claims Obama Hasn't Taken Action

Top Democrat Urges Radio Stations to Drop Rush Limbaugh After Controversial Sexual Consent Comments | Limbaugh Slams Sex Consent Policies: ‘No Means Yes If You Know How to Spot It’

Georgia's top election official realizes voter suppression is GOP's only hope | Chaos in Wisconsin After Federal Court Reinstates Voter ID Law | More Republican Voter Disenfranchisement Over the Weekend – Why ARe They So Scared of Voters?

Moscow warns against panic as ruble plunges to historic lows | Rules Suspended During Recession Making a Comeback, Jeopardizing Benefits for Many | Leading tech investors warn of bubble risk 'unprecedented since 99'

Walmart fined $66,000 for levying fake New York 'sugar tax' on soda | Top Flack at Walmart Resigns After Allegedly Getting Caught Lying About College Degree

Senate Democrats Demand ‘Substantive Research’ on Gun Violence’s Public Health Effects | “Wretched, disgusting commie leftists”: My nightmare fighting gun nuts in a red state | Parents of Aurora shooting victim file lawsuit against online weapons retailers | Analysis ►  Fighting red-state gun nuts: Want to understand why it's so hard to win the most basic gun safety reform? | Kent State University "Vintage Sweatshirt" with splotches that look like blood spark outrage

Bringing Down Corinthian Colleges

Duke Energy Commits to Largest Solar Farm East of Mississippi

Number of Americans Without Health Insurance Falls, Survey Shows | Why Doctors Should Start Screening Men to Spot Potential Abusers | Transgender Kids Who Delay Puberty Become Happy Healthy Young Adults, Study Finds | Warning! NSFW ►  ROFL ►  Rude Pundit: Toothless Hicks Agree: We Love Obamacare, Wish a White Man Had Signed It | Black Lung Among Coal Miners at Highest Level in 40 Years | Analysis ►  Adrian Peterson did not spank his son, he beat him | In Some Countries, It's Illegal to Hit Your Child. the U.S. Is Not One of Them. | FDA considers ban on electric shock conditioning for autistic patients

Antigovernment Group Tries to Organize Mass Shutdown of Ports of Entry on U.S.-Mexico Border

Analysis ►  Blueprint for saving the world: Why the solution to global warming is staring us right in the face | Contaminated Water Caused By Leaky Wells, Not Fracking Process, Study Says

Bible-pushing Christians open the door for Satanic activity books in Florida schools | Some Atheists and Transhumanists are Asking: Should it be Illegal to Indoctrinate Kids with Religion? | Satanists want to give out materials in Orange schools

Gillibrand: I Couldn't Tell My Harasser 'To Go F*** Himself' | Miss America Faces Heat from Conservatives for Planned Parenthood Internship

American Airlines, US Airways Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Union


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