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On Labor Day Weekend, President Obama Addresses the Minimum Wage

• At Risk in Senate, Democrats Seek to Rally Blacks
• Tennessee Admits They Were WRONG About Obamacare, Quietly Accepts Medicaid Expansion
• Scandal at Dallas-based right-wing think tank: sex, money, and violence
• Texas to appeal after federal judge strikes down abortion restrictions
• Obama: GOP Captive to Ideologically Rigid Group
Analysis ►  Obama's Delay on Immigration Creates Uncertainty Ahead of Midterm Elections
• Obama on Labor Day: Don't Take Your Rights for Granted
• California Becomes the Second State Ever to Guarantee That Sick Workers Can Take a Paid Day Off
• Texas GOP candidate Greg Abbott backs out of only televised debate against Wendy Davis
• Homeland Security: Islamic State poses no specific threat within the United States
• Rand Paul Continues Attacks Against Hillary Clinton
• Corbett, desperate for re-election, accepts Medicaid expansion for Pennsylvania
• Charles Koch Linked to Creation of Fossil Fuel-Defending Nonprofit

In Texas, Ted Cruz Sounds Like He's Running for President in 2016 | Analysis ►  McConnell/Paul Marriage is on the Rocks | Opinion ►  Nader: Democrats Need to Make the Minimum Wage the Top November Election Issue | HI-Gov: Abercrombie Blames Historic Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

IA-Sen: New ad exposes Republican Joni Ernst's plans for Medicare

Analysis ►  The Meaning of the Koch Brothers Tapes: "I Don't Know Where We'd Be Without You" | Big Money Interests Investing Heavily in Their Most Subservient Political Handmaidens

Getting Ferguson Majority to Show Its Clout at Polls

Obama to Attend Wedding of Longtime Personal Chef to MSNBC's Alex Wagner | Analysis ►  "Minimalist": Obama isn't a hawk or a dove and he does have a strategy and a worldview | Analysis ►  Obama Again Tips the Scales Toward Caution on Syria

Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns After Bribery Scandal Deepens

Restaurant industry's low wages leave 40% of workers in near-poverty

5 US airstrikes target Islamic State fighters | Obama to raise federal, military pay by 1 percent | Syria Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Saudi King Says Terrorists Will Reach Europe in a Month, America in Two

Possible Threat Against Obama Investigated By Secret Service

John Kerry: U.S. to Push for Coalition to Fight 'Cancer' of Islamic State | China Warns Foreign Powers Not to Use Hong Kong as a 'Bridgehead' | Iran says US sanctions will hinder nuclear talks

George Galloway badly injured in street attack

Analysis ►  A Federal Judge Just Called Out the Big Lie Behind Texas’s Latest Abortion Restriction

At least 6 Ferguson officers apart from Brown shooter have been named in lawsuits | NYPD under investigation for another restraint-related death | Police departments admit losing military weapons | People rally to demand more transparency in fatal Walmart shooting

Three Real News Things Media Missed While Obsessing on Obama's Tan Suit

War Criminal Ollie North Says Obama Doesn't Pay Attention

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem will plead guilty on US charges

Florida GOP's Quasi-Obamacare Alternative Has Signed Up 30 People

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Domestic Terrorist Armed Militia Member

California Plastic Bag Ban Would Be First of Its Kind in the Nation | Meet Five Members of Congress Who Oppose National Monuments But Love to Pose for Photos in Them

The case for net neutrality reclassification gets stronger | Chattanooga: Fastest Internet in US

Federal Government Sues Minnesota City for Rejecting a Proposed Islamic Center

Federal Agency Elizabeth Warren Helped Found is Rife with Discrimination, Employees Say | Study Shows Most White Americans Don't Have Black Friends | Digby: "They all look alike" – or, another racist GOP gaffe

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes challenges senators who harassed Kirsten Gillibrand to come forward

Labor Day: Created in Six Days from Collective Guilt and a Stubborn Landlord

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