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Millenials turn up heat against low wages

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Obama immigration plan gives micro wage boost

Want to get paid more? The White House claims President Obama's immigration plan will raise wages for immigrants and American-born alike.

But the amount seems less than eye-popping ... $170 a year by 2024.

Wages are a very sensitive topic in the U.S. ...

Blind pension getting reduced

Thousands of blind Missourians are on their last few months of full assistance from the state of Missouri.

Libya US consulte Benghazi aftermath

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GOP-led report debunks Benghazi theories

An investigative report prepared by the House Intelligence Committee finds little to support questions raised about CIA actions on the ground in Benghazi, Libya, the night of a deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound.

The final report, from...

President in Las Vegas on immigration

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Obama lobbies for immigration support

His new immigration plan stamped and signed, President Barack Obama on Friday rallied support behind his decision to delay deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants.

Ferguson protest another photo

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Holder calls for calm ahead of Ferguson decision

Attorney General Eric Holder released a video message Friday, announcing new guidance for police when they respond to demonstrations and calling for protesters to act in a peaceful manner.

White House after dark

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Woman faces gun charge in White House arrest

A woman who was arrested with a handgun outside of the White House Thursday night has been charged with a felony, accused of carrying a pistol without a license.

April Debois, 23, of Mount Morris, Michigan, faces up to five years in prison after the S...

Repeal Obamacare sign

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House GOP files Affordable Care Act lawsuit

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he has sued the Obama Administration in federal court over its decisions to make changes to the President's health care law, which congressional Republicans argue were unconstitutional.

Affordable Care Act website

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Affordable Care Act enrollment stats fudged

Only 6.7 million Americans were enrolled in Affordable Care Act health insurance plans as of mid-October, not 7.1 million, the Obama administration admitted Thursday.

Obama makes immigration deal

On immigration, a tale of two presidents

When George W. Bush couldn't get an immigration overhaul though the Senate, he gave up. When Barack Obama couldn't get a bill through the House, he changed the rules.

Man with two flags

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Judge overturns Montana same-sex marriage ban

A federal judge overturned Montana's same-sex marriage ban Wednesday, making it the 34th state in the nation to allow such unions.

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