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On Labor Day Weekend, President Obama Addresses the Minimum Wage
Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Manager Resigns After Bribery Scandal Deepens
Judge Throws Out Chris McDaniel Lawsuit Challenging Thad Cochran Victory

• 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
• Federal judge blocks Texas law that would stop abortions at majority of facilities
• Mike Pence joins the cult of Koch
• The Two Trillion Dollar Heist: the Perversion of Inversion
• US cable giants call on FCC to block cities' expansion of high-speed internet
• Why Fight for Unions? So We Can Fight an Economy Rigged Against Us
• Obama Decides to Cut Short Trip to New York Area
• Kentucky press examines just how cozy McConnell is with the Kochs
• Landrieu’s Residency Raises Questions in Louisiana Senate Race
• Bob McDonnell prosecutors allege 'bribery and corruption' in closing arguments
• Judge Tosses Out McDaniel Challenge to Senate Runoff Results

TX-Gov: Wendy Davis Opponent is Afraid of Something. Very Afraid. | Ted Cruz Builds Out Team for 2016 | NY-LtGov: Cuomo establishment turns to saving Hochul | Opinion ►  Nader: Democrats Need to Make the Minimum Wage the Top November Election Issue | HI-Gov: Abercrombie Blames Historic Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

New polls find tossup in Michigan's gubernatorial race, and a small lead for Gary Peters for Senate | Most Americans Believe Employers Should Be Required to Give Workers Paid Vacation: Poll | Support for U.S. overseas involvement jumps, poll finds

IA-Sen: New ad exposes Republican Joni Ernst's plans for Medicare | Scott Brown Resorts to Using Politics of Fear in New Ad

"Concerned" that Obama does nuance

California to introduce tough new measures to limit police drone use | GOP swears it's a coincidence Benghazi 'investigation' will keep going until the 2016 campaign | Analysis ►   GOP’s Steve King problem: How action on immigration could become a Republican nightmare | Analysis ►   Republicans know shutdowns are toxic, but that doesn't mean they won't do one. They'll just blame you-know-who

Analysis ►  Overzealous police response in Ferguson expected to cost state millions

Obama Urges Calm in Face of Crises in Ukraine and Syria | Analysis ►  Asking Congress to Back ISIS Strikes in Syria Is Tricky for Obama | 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

Is There a Democrat in Congress More Corrupt Than Debbie Wasserman Schultz? | Debate Over Jury Instructions at Ex-Governor’s Trial | Bachmann 2012 state campaign chair pleads guilty on obstruction of justice charge | Police altered video showing what happened before cops shot WV man 23 times: lawsuit

Obama to raise federal, military pay by 1 percent | Syria Rebels Attack UN Peacekeepers in Golan Heights

U.S. Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria

Possible Threat Against Obama Investigated By Secret Service

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

Curious Car Crashes: Louis Freeh, the Man with the Secrets | Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies in federal prison

Analysis ►  A Federal Judge Just Called Out the Big Lie Behind Texas’s Latest Abortion Restriction | as Blackwater Trial Closes, Focus Turns to Moments Before Chaos | Ferguson and St. Louis cops sued for $40 million over ‘militaristic displays’ during protests

Police departments admit losing military weapons | Charges Dropped Against St. Paul Man Who Was Charged with Sitting While Black | Police Officer Will Not Be Charged for Killing Napster Exec While Texting And Driving | Missouri Cop Resigns After Pointing Rifle at Ferguson Protesters | U.S. Urged to Stop Police Brutality By UN

Watch this! ►  Doctor Schools JD Hayworth on Live TV Over Racist Disease Fearmongering | Time Warner ends talks to buy major stake in Vice Media | Chelsea Clinton Leaving NBC News

Watch this! ►  White House Whacks Bill Kristol for Suggesting We Could 'Go Drop Some Bombs And See What Happens' | News Outlet: Karl Rove Twisted Our Reporting for His Anti-Dem Attack Ad

Mass Urbanization Could Lead to Unprecedented Human Creativity - But Only if We Do it Right | Why This Country Is Giving Every Household a Bank Account

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem will plead guilty on US charges

The Perfect Crime in America Is Killing An Unarmed Black Man And Claiming Self-Defense | Ammosexuals to Hold Armed Protest at Whole Foods Over Sign Prohibiting Firearms in Their Store | No criminal charges over fatal shooting of gun instructor by nine-year-old girl

Five of Cliven Bundy’s grandchildren pulled from school over ban on carrying pocket knives

The law Wendy Davis filibustered against has shuttered most abortion clinics in Texas | Texas Abortion Clinics Await Their Fate | Florida GOP's Quasi-Obamacare Alternative Has Signed Up 30 People

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Domestic Terrorist Armed Militia Member

Meet Five Members of Congress Who Oppose National Monuments But Love to Pose for Photos in Them

Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations

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

Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO


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