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Walmart Shareholder Summit - Ned Resnikoff - 08/22/2013

Walmart--yes, Walmart--celebrates U.S. manufacturing

08/22/13 06:44PM

When Walmart holds a shareholder meeting, it features celebrity guests like Tom Cruise and Hugh Jackman. And when the retail colossus hosts a summit on U.S. manufacturing, it includes a surprise musical performance by country music singer Ronnie Dunn. read more

All In agenda: The battle over voting rights

08/22/13 04:12PM

Thursday night on All In with Chris Hayes: The battle over voting rights is heating up. The federal government has been at odds with several Republican-led states over their efforts to change voting laws since the Supreme Court's decision in June striking down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.   read more

Obama, Education reform - Suzy Khimm - 08/22/2013

Would Obama's higher-ed plan actually make college a better deal?

08/22/13 02:50PM

President Obama unveiled a new higher-education plan Thursday that promises to make college more affordable by ranking colleges and universities based on performance. The changes could help students and their families make more informed decisions about where to enroll based on graduation rates, graduates' earnings, and other outcomes. But ... read more

Germany NSA Surveillance

No terror connection? No problem, says NSA

08/21/13 04:01PM

The National Agency Security collected tens of thousands of online communications from Americans with no suspected connections to terrorist groups, according to secret court opinions which were declassified on Wednesday. The declassified documents reveal that the NSA gathered up to 56,000 such online communications over a three year period, bef... read more

Detroit Stop and Frisk - Ned Resinkoff - 08/21/2013

'Stop-and-frisk' expands to Detroit

08/21/13 01:11PM

Just a week and a half after a federal judge ruled that the New York Police Department's "stop-and-frisk" program is unconstitutional, the city of Detroit is developing its own version of the policy. On Monday, the Detroit News reported that the city's police department is working in consultation with the Manhattan Institute... read more

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