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CHICAGO (AP) - As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families,...
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2014/10/20 20:04
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Sixth Years of Record Low COLAs Unprecedented, Says Senior Citizens League Editor's Note: The following is a news release that was initially released by The Senior Citizens League on October 1, which...
2014/10/20 19:52
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When people could purchase insurance on the open market, they could rest assured that for a fair price they would get reasonable protection if they got sick or injured. “It was a square deal,”said...
2014/10/20 14:39
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It’s hard not to stifle a yawn as the World Trade Organization stumbles towards another humiliating trade negotiating defeat. But it should be a wake-up call. The consequences of the WTO’s serial...
2014/10/20 02:21
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Along with spending $537,000 for television and Internet ads and $200,000 for polling and lawyers, Sen. Cory Booker’s campaign sent $85,000 last month to a Washington political fund that’s trying to...
2014/10/19 19:18
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It turned out, however, that Mrs Boonstra will save over $1,000 this year because of the health law; she just didn't know it. Mrs Boonstra's confusion is not unusual. Many Americans are eligible for...
2014/10/19 05:31
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Another congressional election, another two years closer to the start of trouble for Social Security and Medicare. The three local incumbent congressmen and their four challengers all want to ensure...
2014/10/18 23:57
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A casual glance at the job market makes it appear that things are a lot better. The unemployment rate was 7.2% a year ago. Now it’s 5.9%. But there’s a dark side to this...
2014/10/18 10:48
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This post originally appeared on Recently, news broke that Rolling Jubilee, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the eradication of debt, purchased $4 million in private student loan debt and...
2014/10/18 07:57
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Let�s say you came of political age during Barack Obama�s 2008 campaign. Maybe you were swept up in the idealism. But now you�ve seen an election driven by hope give way to an election driven by fear....
2014/10/18 02:19
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White-collar federal employees on average earn 35.2 percent less than private-sector workers in comparable jobs, an advisory council announced Friday in the latest report in a years-long back and...
2014/10/17 23:37
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November's election ballot will include a number of big decisions. In addition to federal, state and local office holders, voters will decide Nov. 4 whether to increase Nebraska's minimum wage.You've...
2014/10/17 15:15
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WASHINGTON (AP) — "Give America a raise!" President Barack Obama implored Congress in his State of the Union address. But it would cost jobs, Republicans warned. The political divide over raising...
2014/10/17 12:45
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Predicting the ways in which Obamacare would fail and ruin America has been something of a cottage industry for conservative politicians and talking heads since the Affordable Care Act passed in...
2014/10/17 10:40
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The two candidates for U.S. senator both agree on higher minimum wages but with some big differences on who should receive them. At an event Thursday at the Schaumburg Ikea, Sen. Dick Durbin...
2014/10/17 00:28
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DAVIE, Fla.- Florida's second governor's debate of 2014 has gone viral because of a small fan. #fangate was trending on twitter Thursday, following Wednesday's debate mishap. Democrat Charlie Crist...
2014/10/16 18:13
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Between 1979 and 2007 the incomes of the wealthiest one per cent of households in the US went up 275 per cent, compared with an increase of just 18 per cent for the poorest 20 per cent. Indeed the...
2014/10/16 13:48
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It’s the lowest since 2008 and, when measured against the size of the economy, is below the average deficits of the past 40 years. The deficit equaled 2.8 percent of gross domestic product, which is...
2014/10/16 07:58
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Will you actually be richer if your pay is raised to $15 per hour? Perhaps the question seems ludicrous. Of course you’re better off making $15 an hour than you were at $9 per hour, right? But the...
2014/10/16 04:33
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Quartz Daily Brief—Europe edition—Stock market swoon, US Ebola flight, Netflix vs. HBO, bikers vs. ISIL What to watch for today Putin, Merkel, and Poroshenko break bread. The German, Russian, and...
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