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Democracy Now! – September 5, 2012

DNC Begins with Fair Pay Advocate Lilly Ledbetter, Mayor Julián Castro and First Lady Michelle Obama; Undocumented Activists Arrested Outside DNC After Cross-Country Journey for Immigration Reform; Political Party Time: Corporations, Donors With Billions at Stake Fund Lavish Events at DNC; At DNC, Ex-Presidential Hopefuls Jesse Jackson and Dennis Kucinich on 2012 Race, Obama’s First Term; At GOP Fundraiser With Billionaires, Karl Rove Maps 2012 Strategy and Jokes of Murdering Todd Akin; Black and Latino Southern Voters May Hold Key to 2012 Election As Region Hosts Dems, GOP Conventions.

September 5, 2012

    Protests in Yemen After U.S. Drone Strike Kills 13 Civilians
    U.N. Envoy: Death Toll “Staggering” in Syria
    UNICEF Warns Syria Could Mark “One of Biggest Humanitarian Emergencies in Decades”
    25 Killed in Afghan Suicide Bombing
    Aid Agencies Warn of Global Food Price “Castastrophe”
    DNC Kicks Off in Charlotte
    Dems Call for Amendment to Overturn Citizens United
    Romney: Dems “Shameful” for Excluding Jerusalem from Platform
    Obama Tours Swing States Before DNC
    Occupy Demonstrators Stage DNC Sit-In
    Planned Parenthood Activists Rally at DNC
    Planned Parenthood Seeks Reversal of Texas Ban
    Colombia, Rebels to Begin Talks Next Month
    Opposition, Human Rights Groups Condemn Bahraini Sentences
    Massachusetts Ordered to Pay for Prisoner’s Sex Change
    Hackers Claim FBI Storage of Millions of Apple IDs

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