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  1. What Am I Doing?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Daily Kos

    And so my response is that I am doing what I can , writing diaries here, and articles on other web sites, to try and raise awareness . Of course, writing these things here is somewhat akin to preaching to the choir, now isn't it? We must all counter the GOP's tactics of using Lies, Innuendo, Misdirection , and more, to throw dirt at a Democratic candidate.

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  2. Parents of Four Year Old Cancer Patient Struggle to Fill Pain Medication RXRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Daily Kos

    As a follow up to my previous diary on the War on Opioids, I wanted to share this article penned by a pharmacist and submitted to the National Pain Report: The author, Steve Ariens, tells the story of a Florida couple with a four year old just released from the hospital following surgery to remove a cancerous kidney, who had to go to three different pharmacies before they were able to fill their child's pain medicine prescription. Steve provides a link in his story; I am providing one here, too, just because it illustrates so hideously how the ratcheting up of drug policies are doing a great deal of harm.

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  3. Senate Republicans are working with corporate America to screw over the working poor, againRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Daily Kos

    There's a ton of crap in the Senate Republicans' funding bill for financial services, including trying to gut the Dodd-Frank Wall Street, slash IRS funding, and prevent enforcement of net neutrality rules. Here's another: H&R Block lobbied the Appropriations Committee to include language in an accompanying report that would make filing taxes much harder and more complicated for poor people.

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  4. Baptizing Aliens? Street Prophets SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Daily Kos

    Is there intelligent life on other planets? There has been a lot of science fiction speculation on this in the form of movies, TV series, and books. On the other hand, there are also a number of scientists who feel that there is life "out there" and that it is possible that our species, Homo sapiens, will come into contact with intelligent alien life forms.

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  5. Give hard-working Americans a raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Like many of my fellow progressives, I am happy to see Russ Feingold running to regain his seat in the U.S. Senate. The man who lodged the lone "no" vote against the Patriot Act has been sorely missed during the era of Ron Johnson.

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  6. Christie: Track immigrants like FedEx packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    "I'm going to have Fred Smith, the founder of FedEx, come work for the government for three months. Just come for three months to Immigration and Customs Enforcement and show these people," the New Jersey governor said at a town hall event here.

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  7. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Jackson Sun

    Before the crowds, cheers, chants, protests and droves of media that accompany GOP presidential contender Donald Trump rolled in to Nashville on Saturday morning, Janet Newlon and Richard Snowden were waiting and ready to help anyone who Trump draws cheers, criticism during Nashville visit NASHVILLE - Before the crowds, cheers, chants, protests and droves of media that accompany GOP presidential contender Donald Trump rolled in to Nashville on Saturday morning, Janet Newlon and Richard Snowden were waiting and ready to help anyone who Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://usat.ly/1Es22kc Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs after his speech at the event for the National Federation of Republican Assemblies at Rocketown in Nashville on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.

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  8. Wisconsin needs stronger campaign disclosure lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Recent efforts to gut the open records law sparked bipartisan outrage, with organizations across the political spectrum agreeing that it was contrary to democracy for government to operate without transparency. It shouldn't be any different when it comes to the tens of millions of dollars spent supporting politicians.

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  9. Michigan rally shows support for ex-Marine held by IranRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Dozens of people attending a rally in Michigan have released balloons to mark the four-year anniversary of Iran's refusal to free a former U.S. Marine from prison. The helium balloons said, "Free Amir," a reference to 32-year-old Amir Hekmati.

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  10. Antonin Scalia hasn't lived up to expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    When Ronald Reagan nominated Antonin Scalia to the Supreme Court in 1986, conservatives rejoiced, confident they had someone who would seize the intellectual dominance of the high court away from William Brennan. That hope has shriveled and died.

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  11. BART Receives $750,000 DOT Grant for Workforce DevelopmentRead the original story

    12 min ago | ClayCord.com

    On August 25th, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced $9.5 million in grants to go toward training and developing tomorrow's transportation workforce, $750,000 of which will go to BART. Responsive government is dependent on skilled public employees, and building careers in transit is a priority for BART as the aging system and growing regional population present new maintenance, engineering, and operational challenges.

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  12. Ridina with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VPRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WKRN

    Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out this past week's meeting of the Democratic National Committee. In his place, backers greeted a curious few in a hotel suite 20 floors above the official gathering, handing out chocolate bars wrapped with a stylized photo of Biden behind the wheel of a convertible and an "I'm Ridin' with Biden" label.

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  13. Immigrants from India, China outpacing Mexicans coming to USRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | PennLive.com

    Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the Dallas suburb of Plano.

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  14. Christie: Track immigrants the way FedEx tracks packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Hill

    To create a system that tracks illegal immigrants in the United States, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants to look to the way FedEx tracks packages. Speaking in the early-voting state of New Hampshire, the GOP presidential candidate on Saturday said the United States needs a way to stop losing track of people who enter the country illegally.

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  15. Trump: 'I'm not looking to attack anybody' with TV adsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Hill

    Donald Trump is certainly unafraid to take shots at his competitors in his speeches. But the GOP presidential front-runner says he is not planning on bringing any negativity to the airwaves.

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  16. Biden makes unannounced visit at Delaware political eventRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Hill

    Vice President Joe Biden made an unannounced appearance Saturday at a political event in his home state of Delaware as he mulls a 2016 presidential run, NBC News reports . He stopped by the Sussex Democratic Jamboree in Lewes, Del., which is described as the unofficial kickoff to the election cycle.

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  17. Trump: I will announce third-party decision soonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | CNN

    "As far as a third-party run is concerned, the Republican Party has been treating me very, very fairly. All I ask is fairness," he told reporters after addressing the and addressed the National Federation of Republican Assemblies in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  18. Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over unruly passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "disturbance on the plane." A pilot on the Condor Airlines Boeing 767 reported an in-flight emergency, and the fighter jets were sent as a precaution, said Air Force Capt.

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  19. Anger builds at EPA over radioactive landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Hill

    Leaders in a St. Louis suburb are urgently calling on top Obama administration officials to quickly clean up a landfill with radioactive waste that they believe could catch fire. The Environmental Protection Agency has been working for 25 years on the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo., which has housed barium sulfate waste from the Manhattan Project since the 1970s.

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  20. Reports from Cuba: 4-Star CockroachesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Babalu Blog

    Three days at the centrally-located Hotel Plaza was enough to know that the excellence of Cuban tourist facilities is often a publicity mirage with no connection to reality. The latest figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics indicate that the country experienced a 21.1% increase in foreign visitors between January and May of 2015, compared the same period from a year ago.

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