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Senate Changes Rules to Curb Filibusters on Obama Appointees

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By Associated Press reporter Alan Fram  WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama’s current and future nominees on…read more

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Living Wage Resource Guide

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As the cost of living goes up in urban centers throughout the country, stagnant wages are making it harder for poor and working class families.…read more

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The Legacy of President John F. Kennedy – 50 Years Later

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This November 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Although his young life was tragically cut short, he…read more

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NFL Bullying Case Sparks Debate Over Race, Sport and Culture

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Bullying and sports made headlines recently when Jonathan Martin, a 24-year-old offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins left his team after being tormented by veteran teammate…read more

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World Leaders Demand No-Spying Agreement with U.S.

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One of the American government’s largest spying agencies, the NSA, is in hot water over allegations that it monitored the mobile phones of at least…read more

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