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Democracy Now! – January 29, 2014

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In SOTU, Obama Tells Divided Congress to Expect Executive Action in Face of Continued Obstructio; “A Silent Coup”: Jeremy Scahill & Bob Herbert on Corporate, Military Interests Shaping Obama’s SOTU; Five Years of the “Same Rhetoric”: Immigration Activist Faults Obama’s SOTU, Deportation Policy; “Dirty Wars” Filmmaker Jeremy Scahill on the “Drone President” & Obama’s Whitewashing of NSA Spying.

Headlines
January 29, 2014

    Obama Seeks Guantánamo Closure, Support for Iran Deal in SOTU Address
    GOP Suggests Challenge to Minimum Wage Hike for Federal Workers
    Syria Talks Resume after Assad Regime Cites “Terrorist” Backing
    Homs Remains Without Aid Despite Gov’t Pledge
    Egypt Orders Trial for 20 Detained Al Jazeera Journalists
    U.N. Security Council Approves European Troop Deployment to Central African Republic
    Latin American, Caribbean Leaders Meet in Cuba
    Tunisia Approves Landmark Constitution
    Study: 85 Richest People Hold Wealth Equal to 3.5 Billion Poorest
    GOP Rep. Resigns Following Cocaine Arrest
    Postal Workers Rally Against Gov’t Contract With Staples
    College Football Team Seeks Unionization; Player Comes Out as Gay
    Supreme Court Halts Missouri Execution over Disclosure of Lethal Drug