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3 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Consumer Group Criticizes Education Department's Debt Collectors

The Obama administration should radically restructure the office of the Education Department that handles student aid, and it should stop paying private debt collectors to chase borrowers who have defaulted on their student loans, attorneys at the National Consumer Law Center said in a report Wednesday. The center's report is the latest in a long series of critical reviews taking ...

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3 HOURS AGO - American Prospect

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Labor's New Groove: Taking the Struggle From Streets to Legislatures

  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) Demonstrators rally for better wages outside a McDonald's restaurant in Chicago, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Demonstrations planned in 100 cities are part of push by labor unions, worker advocacy groups and Democrats to raise the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Labor Day, 2014, comes at a time when Americans have concluded—correctly—that their country is downwardly mobile. ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Congress pressures Obama on IS after 2nd beheading claim

US lawmakers Tuesday called for Secretary of State John Kerry to present administration policy for "rolling back" the Islamic State's gains, after the rampaging group claimed it beheaded a second American. With members of the House and Senate warning that President Barack Obama has not done enough to combat the extremist group, House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Ed Royce said ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Newsmax

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Candidate Draws Fire for Calling GOP Worse Than ISIS

A Democrat running for Congress in Alabama is getting hammered on Twitter for calling the Republican Party worse than the Islamic State (ISIS) – a tweet the candidate clarified Tuesday without taking down the controversial Labor Day post.

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5 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Appeals court grills U.S. lawyer on NSA phone collection

Circuit Court of Appeals in New York was the first appellate court to hear arguments on whether the National Security Agency (NSA) program is lawful, in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenging the gathering of so-called metadata. Judge Gerard Lynch, one of three judges who heard the arguments, said it was "hard for me to ...

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