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Congressional Black Caucus calls Ferguson decision ‘slap in the face’

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus strongly spoke out against the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Full News here – FOX News

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Giuliani on Black Crime: “I Said The Same Thing Obama Said And I Was Accused Of Being A Racist”

CHRIS CUOMO, CNN: I got a lot of questions for you, Mr. Mayor. This is a situation that you became all too familiar with. Not riots, not fights over criminal justice. But how do you deal with situations when they go wrong. One of the things I've been suggesting and I want your take on […]

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Costs of Clean Air Act

Industry groups, energy companies and 20 states are challenging the E.P.A.’s interpretation of the Clean Air Act and whether the costs of adhering to regulations should be taken into account. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Supreme Court to Review EPA Rule on Power-Plant Emissions

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the first-ever national environmental standards requiring power plants to reduce emissions of mercury and other toxic air pollutants. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama’s Immigration Action Reinvigorates Tea Party

The Tea Party movement is shifting its focus from federal spending reductions and the battle against the Affordable Care Act to immigration. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Holder Finds Dwinding Options to Ease Ferguson’s Tensions

Adding to the frustration of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was the way that the St. Louis County prosecutor announced that there would be no charges, officials said. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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IRS workers to receive bonuses of 1 percent

Rank-and-file IRS workers are again getting a bonus. Full News here – FOX News

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Videos show nationwide protests over Ferguson decision Monday night

Witnesses shot many videos of the protesters the erupted across the country Monday night after a grand jury decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo News

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Repercussions of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s resignation and a grand jury decision over the death of Michael Brown are dominating conversation in Washington. Full News here – First Draft

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Franchisees Buck Minimum-Wage Push

Owners of fast-food restaurants and other franchises are mobilizing to counter the spread of union-backed worker strikes and protests seeking higher wages. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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