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Federal Government Sues Minnesota City For Rejecting A Proposed Islamic Center

The U.S. government is suing the city of St. Anthony, Minnesota for rejecting a proposal for a Muslim worship space two years ago, arguing that the city's decision is a violation of religious freedom.

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Related Topix: Minnesota City, MN, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St. Anthony, MN, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Governor Delivers Message of Coexistance to Islamic Conference

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has told attendees of the Islamic Society of North America's annual convention in Detroit that he supports the peaceful coexistence of Jews and Muslims in the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Did You Know: US Gov't Paid Reparationsa To Slave Owners

Since writer and cultural critic Ta-Nehisi Coates made his compelling " Case For Reparations " in The Atlantic , it has been a hot-button topic and the questions have come fast and furious.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

News Max

Jimmy Carter to Headline Fundraiser for Hamas Front Group

Former President Jimmy Carter will headline a fundraising convention for Hamas, a group which has been recognized by the U.S. as a terrorist organization dedicated to the destruction of Israel.

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Related Topix: Prison, Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Carter's, Apparel

Forbes.com

Should Union Organizing Be A Civil Right?

I am a law school graduate who went into teaching rather than legal practice and then began to see how badly government has mangled education at all levels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Lewis, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Carver's union arguments are at odds with federal law

In a recent column, former Freedom Summer volunteer Ron Carver took me to task over my writings about the as yet unsuccessful attempts by organized labor throughout the South to organize the workers in "Detroit South" auto plants as a means to shore up plummeting membership in flagship unions like the United Auto Workers .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

New York Daily News

Jimmy Carter to headline annual convention of nation's largest Muslim organization

Former President Jimmy Carter is slated to headline the national convention of the biggest Muslim organization in the U.S. later this week.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

Police violence against Blacks incites unrest nationwide

Last year, long before most people had heard of Ferguson, Missouri, the United States Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act, in essence declaring that racism in the United States had ended.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

Wed Aug 20, 2014

City Pages

Rep. Ron Erhardt allegedly said, 'I'll blow your head off' when contacted by gun rights group

Each election cycle, the Minnesota Gun Owners Civil Rights Alliance contacts the 280-plus candidates running for the Minnesota House in hopes of surveying them about their views on gun rights.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Democrat, Anger Management, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Nu Wire Investor

Helping Borrowers - The Inclusion of Rent and Utility Payments in Credit Scores

Credit scores are important to mortgage lenders, and that includes data-driven "crowdfunding" lenders.

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Related Topix: TransUnion, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Dallas Blog

Rev Sharpton To Endorse Sharia Law at CAIR Convention

Rabble rouser Rev. Al Sharpton will be the keynote speaker at a pro-Muslim Brotherhood and 'Stand up for Jihad' convention to be held in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Arlington, VA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

JD Supra

Potential Blacklisting of Government Contractors Based on Labor Law Violations

On July 31, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13673 , which will require companies bidding on federal contracts to disclose to agency contracting officers any violations of various federal wage and hour, discrimination, safety and health, labor and other laws , as well as equivalent state laws during the previous three years.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Environmental Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Indybay.org

Senator Barbara Boxer: "Stop Funding Israeli Military Occupation of Gaza"

Join Codepink this Tuesday, 8/19, at noon when we gather at Senator Barbara Boxer's Oakland Office, 70 Washington St., Jack London Square.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, US House of Representatives

The Indian Express

Labour Pains: The debate around workers and their rights in India

It is like India's clock stopped in the 1960s, and even liberalisation was the echo of a chime from long ago.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

Bill would limit members of Congress in hiring family

From left, U.S. Reps. Keith Ellison, Erik Paulsen and Collin Peterson have all used campaign funds to hire family, a practice that would be banned under a bill introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, us Travel, Representative Erik Paulsen, Travel, Republican, Representative Jackie Speier

Daily Kos

Minnesota Primary Recap

Minnesota held their binding primaries on Tuesday August 12th, which was the last of a many-tiered nomination process.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mark Dayton, US Senate, Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota, Hennepin County, MN, US Governors

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Star Tribune

Ellison calls for Justice Department investigation of Ferguson, Mo. shooting

Ellison, D-Minn., went on Twitter to call for a "full, transparent investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown," adding that his "thoughts and prayers are with his family."

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

Star Tribune

McFadden: Congress, president should return to Washington now

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Switched

How Obama Suddenly Became Pro-Worker

In May 2013, low-wage workers in federal buildings in Washington began walking off the job in a series of one-day strikes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Raul Grijalva, Barack Obama, State of the Union, Joe Biden

Tue Aug 12, 2014

CBS Local

MN Politician Responds To Williams' Death With Campaign Tweet

A number of political observers and politicians alike took umbrage with a Minnesota politician's response to news of the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, The 80'S, Pop/Rock

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