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Democracy Now! – November 18, 2010

Haitians Barricading Streets with Coffins as Protests against U.N. Continue over Cholera Outbreak; As New York Debates Secure Communities Program, Study Challenges Controversial Policy to Deport Immigrant Prisoners; Student, Prisoner Advocate Tam Phan Faces Deportation Order to Vietnam; and Punk Rock Legend Patti Smith Wins National Book Award for Memoir Just Kids.

Today’s Headlines

    * Gitmo Prisoner Acquitted of All But One Charge in Embassy Bombings
    * Insurers Gave Chamber Over $86M to Defeat Healthcare Reform
    * Study: Lawmakers’ Personal Wealth Increased 16% in 2008
    * FBI Meets with Google, Facebook in Wiretap Push
    * Senate to Vote on Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
    * Murkowski Claims Victory in Alaska Senate Race
    * Antiwar Protesters Converge at NATO Summit in Portugal
    * Swedish Prosecutor Seeks Arrest of WikiLeaks Founder
    * FDIC Probes Former Bank Execs
    * Dems Elect Pelosi Minority Leader
    * GOP Blocks Paycheck Fairness Act in Senate
    * Palin Hints at 2012 Presidential Bid
    * Patti Smith Wins National Book Award


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