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In wake of Ferguson, Baltimore examines police practices

Baltimore is among the many cities in the country examining its police performance in the wake of the Aug. 9 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Judicial system and democratic rights at stake in 2014 elections

Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.

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“Put the middle class first” bus tour rolls into Connecticut

Lt. Gov. Wyman recalled that the day after the "Raise the Minimum Wage" bus tour, "we were able to raise Connecticut's minimum wage so people would not live in poverty."

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It’s the GOP’s turn to ask, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”

With less than a month to go before the Nov. 4 election, "What's the matter with Kansas?" is a question Republicans are asking.

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Ferguson police shooting protest interrupts St. Louis Symphony

People attending Saturday night's St. Louis Symphony performance ended up with more on their evening agenda than what was listed in the official program.

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The big money: Eric Cantor goes to Wall Street

When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary bid for re-election, he wasted no time cashing in on new opportunities.

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Immigrants continue fighting despite delay in Obama’s executive action

Anger is still boiling after Obama announced he was delaying his announcement of more executive relief for immigrants until after the Nov. 4 midterm elections.

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Ferguson residents, at council meeting, voice concerns over lack of change

It is not quite two months since the shooting of Michael Brown to death here, and it is less than two weeks before a planned "week of resistance" from Oct. 10-13.

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Silicon Valley breeding nationwide schools-for-profit scheme

Nearly every metropolitan area these days has its own wealthy promoters of education "reform." Few areas, however, have as concentrated a group as Silicon Valley.

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Texans hope to change things on Election Day

In the Texas elections, the top of the ticket is generating hope and fear. The fear comes from the polls, which show Republicans from the far right maintaining solid leads.

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