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Democracy Now! – September 6, 2012

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Sandra Fluke Takes Fight for Women’s Health to DNC After Being Insulted for Contraception Advocacy; Lilly Ledbetter, Namesake of Fair Pay Act: From Discrimination Victim to Champion of Wage Equality; NAACP’s Ben Jealous on the Voting Rights Battles That Could Roll Back Gains and Decide 2012 Election; As DNC Pushes Through Jerusalem Vote, Critics Ask Why GOP is Dictating the Democrats’ Platform; Democratic Donors Withhold Contributions Over Absence of Climate Change from Obama Campaign Message; MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Activist Kevin Alexander Gray on Obama’s Record and Re-Election.

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September 6, 2012

    Report: U.S. Tortured Libyan Prisoners and Rendered Them to Gaddafi
    New Case of Waterboarding of Foreign Prisoner Revealed
    U.S. to Continue Indefinite Detention of Prisoners at Afghan Jail
    Dems Force Through Platform Change on Jerusalem, God
    Clinton Backs Obama in DNC Speech
    Warren at DNC: System “Rigged” in Favor of Corporations
    Judge Rules Arizona Can Enforce “Show Me Your Papers” Law
    Appeals Court Blocks Minnesota Law Tracking Companies’ Political Spending
    U.S. Warns Iraq on Iranian Flights to Syria
    U.S. Sanctions Harming Medical Supply in Iran
    Justice Dept. Accuses BP of “Gross Negligence and Willful Misconduct”
    17 Million Suffer “Very Low Food Security” in U.S.
    TransCanada Offers to Reroute Keystone XL; Activists Target Pipeline Construction in Texas