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Democracy Now! – August 22, 2012

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Akin Defies GOP Pleas to Exit Missouri Senate Race Before Deadline After Rape Comments Spark Uproar; Inside Karl Rove’s Secret Kingdom: Craig Unger on Stolen Votes, Political Attacks, Billionaire Ties.

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August 22, 2012

    Akin Defies Calls from GOP Leaders to Leave Senate Race
    GOP Embraces Abortion Ban for Party Platform
    Court Overturns EPA Rules for Coal Plant Emissions
    Attack Damages Joint Chief Chair’s Plane in Afghanistan
    Clashes over Syria Conflict Kill 8 in Lebanon
    Correa Calls for Talks on Assange’s Fate
    South African Official Apologizes for Massacre of Striking Miners
    U.S. Eases Sanctions to Allow Iran Earthquake Aid
    Court Rules Texas Can Cut Off Planned Parenthood Funding
    California Slaughterhouse Shut Down After Graphic Video of Cow Abuse
    Study: U.S. Wasting Up to 40% of Its Foo