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Democracy Now! (9 am) – September 3, 2008

Sami Al-Arian Released After 5.5 Years in Prison; Bush: "Angry Left" Will "Never Break" John McCain; Amy Goodman Grills St. Paul Police Chief About Her Arrest and Two Democracy Now! Producers; Thousands Gather in Minneapolis for Ron Paul Counter-Convention; Fmr. UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter on the RNC, Joe Biden and the Possibility of an Attack on Iran; 8 Years After Accepting Dems’ VP Bid on Gore Ticket, Lieberman Attacks Former Party at GOP Convention; Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign Takes Cause to Streets Outside RNC; Thousands Join Poor People’s March Outside RNC; Freed from Jail, Fmr. Democratic Governor Don Siegelman Accuses Karl Rove of Orchestrating Political Witch Hunt.

Today’s Headlines

    * Jailed Professor Sami Al-Arian Released from Prison
    * Contradicting ‘00 Primary Smears, Bush Praises McCain on War Record, Adoption
    * Top McCain Aide: ’08 Election “Not About Issues”
    * Police Fire Flash Grenades, Teargas at RNC Protesters
    * Minn. Police Infiltrated RNC Protest Group
    * Residents Begin Slow Return to New Orleans Following Gustav
    * Bush Cites Gustav to Promote Offshore Drilling
    * 21 Haitians Die in Tropical Storm Hanna
    * Justice Dept. Rejects Internal Referral to Indict Ex-AG Gonzales for Mishandling Classified Docs
    * US Accused of Killing 15 Civilians in Pakistan Ground Attack
    * Pelosi Pays Tribute to Hiroshima Victims

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