All News Articles for 2015-06-04

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Election Coffers Fill Up as Campaign Finance Laws Go Unchecked
Federal Election Commission admits it is too hampered by partisan disputes to prosecute violations
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'The Sky Remains Aloft': Dire Minimum Wage Predictions Proved Wrong
Local business success stories show "there's no reason for anyone to treat these kinds of threats as credible any longer"
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After Ten Months, Will Congress Finally Be Forced to Debate the War on ISIS?
For first time since US air war on ISIS began ten months ago, lawmakers push legislation calling for withdrawal of military forces
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Want News on Big Money in Politics? Don't Look to Major Media Networks
'Now more than ever before Americans deserve to know about the need for campaign finance reform,' advocacy groups declare
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Sanders to Bush on Social Security Cuts: 'What World Do You Live In?'
Bush's call to raise retirement age 'just a continuation of the war that is being waged by the Republicans against working-class Americans in order to reward billionaires on Wall Street,' says Sanders
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Tens of Thousands March Against Global Elites Ahead of G7
'The representatives of the richest and most powerful countries in the world lay claim to decide the fate of the entire world, without having any legitimation for this'
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Defying Courts and Critics, Obama Moves to Resurrect NSA's Phone Dragnet
Following passage of USA Freedom Act, Obama administration to ask secret court to reauthorize bulk phone data collections program
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New Snowden Documents Reveal Secret Memos Expanding Spying
The Obama administration has stepped up the NSA’s warrantless surveillance program on U.S. soil to search for signs of hacking.
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Disturbing New Study Links Fracking Wells to Lower Birth Weights
'These findings cannot be ignored,' urges University of Pittsburgh researcher.
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All This Economic Inequality Sucks, Say Most Americans
New polling by NYT/CBS News shows that people in the U.S. are fed up with growing gaps in economic security and income, tired of inadequate wages for workers, and remain poorly informed about secretive international agreements
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