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Obama says embattled Dems ‘strong allies’ who ‘supported my agenda’

The president, during a radio interview on Monday, claimed Democratic candidates who are avoiding him on the campaign trail nevertheless are “strong allies” who have “supported my agenda in Congress.”   Full News here – FOX News

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Obama says gay marriage a constitutional right

President Obama’s views on gay marriage continue to “evolve.” The president now says he views same-sex marriage as a constitutional right. Full News here – FOX News

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A gay couple holds hands during a rally in support of the United States Supreme Court decision on marriage rights in San Diego

Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday

By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) – Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday. U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl struck down Wyoming's gay marriage ban last week, finding […]

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Congressional Hearing On Ebola Was ‘Shameful,’ Janet Napolitano Says

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Janet Napolitano on Saturday lambasted Congress for politicizing concerns about the Ebola virus, and drew parallels to the response to 2009’s H1N1 flu pandemic, which she oversaw as Homeland Security Secretary. Napolitano criticized a recent Congressional hearing on Ebola featuring Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Frontier Airlines President Says Nurse On Flights May Have Been At More Advanced Stage Of Ebola Than Thought

DENVER (AP) — The president of Frontier Airlines says a nurse who was on flights between Dallas and Cleveland and who later tested positive for Ebola may have been at a more advanced stage of the illness than previously thought. Barry Biffle emailed employees Friday about the findings by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Fed’s Yellen Says Extreme Inequality Could Be Un-American

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen delivered a strong indictment of rising inequality of wealth and income in the U.S., saying it was creating a vicious circle that was impeding the economic mobility that used to be at the heart of American economic values. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Pentagon Says Global Warming Presents Immediate Security Threat

A Defense Department report says the military will begin planning for the risks of climate change across all of the armed forces’ operations. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Lewis Black Says F**k Voter Suppression In New ACLU Voting Rights Video

Comedian Lewis Black has made a career out of being outraged so his new role as the celebrity ambassador on voting rights for the American Civil Liberties Union should suit him just fine. A new video released by the ACLU shows what’s supposedly a behind-the-scenes look at a photo shoot in which Black learns about […]

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Labor Department Says System Protecting Workers From Deadly Chemicals Is ‘Broken’

WASHINGTON — The country’s top workplace safety official said Thursday that the regulatory system protecting workers from chemical exposure is “broken,” and called for a new dialogue with employers and worker safety experts about how it might be improved. “We’re struggling to keep pace with the potential hazards,” Dr. David Michaels, head of the Occupational […]

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Health Secretary Says U.S. Is Prepared for More Ebola Cases

The U.S. may see more cases of Ebola, but the country’s health-care system is prepared, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said Thursday. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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