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Raw Story
Trumpism is a culmination of the long-developing dysfunctions of consumer cultureis biased.” Trump’s posture — his constant pivots, his protean notion of “trut
Trumpism is a culmination of the long-developing dysfunctions of consumer culture
Raw Story / Posted 12 minutes ago
is biased.” Trump’s posture — his constant pivots, his protean notion of “truth,” his bait-and-switch changes in policy — embody the logic of a culture where differences between salesmanship and leadership disappear. If Trump is the... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Labor Movement That’s More About Womento a flourishing of labor advocacy groups that are often called either “alt-lab
A Labor Movement That’s More About Women
The Atlantic / Posted an hour ago
to a flourishing of labor advocacy groups that are often called either “alt-labor groups” “new actors,” or “worker centers.” Janice Fine, a professor at Rutgers University, has been researching these kinds of organizations since 1992. Back... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Midland, TX's COs 'AAA'; Outlook Stableto be sold via negotiation the week of Sept. 12. Proceeds will fund the constru
Fitch Rates Midland, TX's COs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 3 hours ago
to be sold via negotiation the week of Sept. 12. Proceeds will fund the construction and equipment of new convention center facilities. Fitch currently rates Midland's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and its $119.5 million outstanding... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Graduate assistants at Duke, other universities granted collective bargaining rightswhile universities are trying to sort out what this means for them, the federal
Graduate assistants at Duke, other universities granted collective bargaining rights
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 13 hours ago
while universities are trying to sort out what this means for them, the federal government needs to be aware of how legal policy that changes every decade is very impractical for universities to try to adjust to,” Benning said. Daniel Bowling, a... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Monroe County, NY's GO and IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stablebalance and weak cash position. Economic Resource Base Monroe County's status
Fitch Affirms Monroe County, NY's GO and IDR at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 17 hours ago
balance and weak cash position. Economic Resource Base Monroe County's status as one of New York State's key economic centers and third largest population center is a credit strength. The county is home to Rochester located on the southern... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Teachers stay busy during 'vacation' with training, conferences and classesTeachers at First State Military Academy in Clayton among many in state who too
Teachers stay busy during 'vacation' with training, conferences and classes
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Teachers at First State Military Academy in Clayton among many in state who took classes, attended educational conferences and presented research to their peers. Professional athletes can’t afford to sit around during the offseason. They’re working... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
A look at Okaloosa County candidatesJohn Holguin Party: Republican Current job: Chief Operations Officer for Okal
A look at Okaloosa County candidates
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
John Holguin Party: Republican Current job: Chief Operations Officer for Okaloosa County Tax Collector’s Office Age: 41 Education: Graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School. Several certifications including: State Certified Master Business Tax... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Hillary blasts for-profit colleges, Bill took $17.6M from onewho has profited. Over five years, former president Bill Clinton earned $17.6 m
Hillary blasts for-profit colleges, Bill took $17.6M from one
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
who has profited. Over five years, former president Bill Clinton earned $17.6 million from the world's largest for-profit education company, Laureate Education, Inc. In his role as "honorary chancellor," Clinton has traveled the world on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nakawuka Incident Is a Chance to Revisit Our Health GovernanceThe country recently witnessed the president give 'an order' on the redeploymen
Nakawuka Incident Is a Chance to Revisit Our Health Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The country recently witnessed the president give 'an order' on the redeployment of health workers at the Nakawuka Health Center III. In his orders, the president seemed to have agreed with the communities on fighting non-functional health... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing - The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune Aug. 24 2016 The Big Conversation GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump wrapped ...nominee Donald Trump wrapped up a daylong swing through Texas on Tuesday with a
The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing - The Brief: Different Takes on Immigration in Trump's Texas Swing by John Reynolds The Texas Tribune Aug. 24 2016 The Big Conversation GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump wrapped ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
nominee Donald Trump wrapped up a daylong swing through Texas on Tuesday with a well-attended rally at the exposition center on the east side of Austin. Earlier in the day, Trump made national headlines with an answer he gave to Fox News'... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clintondonate to specific programs through the charity's international arm.Among them:
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted yesterday
donate to specific programs through the charity's international arm.Among them:—Joseph Duffey, who once worked for Laureate Education, a for-profit education system based in Baltimore, was one of 20 people at a higher education policy dinner with... Read more
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Newsmax
The Cold, Harsh Realities of Retirementvehicles were not designed for retirements that are currently moving into three
The Cold, Harsh Realities of Retirement
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
vehicles were not designed for retirements that are currently moving into three decades. According to a study by The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention the risk of dying at any given age has dropped sharply since 1935. In 1935 the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Study: Public college students face tough grad oddsgraduated its first-time, full-time students at a rate of just 48 percent in 20
Study: Public college students face tough grad odds
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
graduated its first-time, full-time students at a rate of just 48 percent in 2013, according to a new report from the center-left think tank Third Way. The report analyzed nationwide data from federal Department of Education records, stressing... Read more
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FOX Business
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clintonto specific programs through the charity's international arm. Among them: — J
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
to specific programs through the charity's international arm. Among them: — Joseph Duffey, who once worked for Laureate Education, a for-profit education system based in Baltimore, was one of 20 people at a higher education policy dinner with... Read more
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FOX Business
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clintonthe charity's international arm. Continue Reading Below Among them: — Joseph
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
the charity's international arm. Continue Reading Below Among them: — Joseph Duffey, who once worked for Laureate Education, a for-profit education system based in Baltimore, was one of 20 people at a higher education policy dinner with... Read more
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TribLIVE
Foundation donors' access to Hillary Clinton examinedto Hillary Clinton examined Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton —
Foundation donors' access to Hillary Clinton examined
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
to Hillary Clinton examined Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton — Joseph Duffey, who once worked for Laureate Education, a for-profit education system based in Baltimore, was one of 20 people at a higher education policy dinner with... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elementary i
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elementary in Roseville, Calif. -- has a 'no homework' policy. He said he prefers his students to go home and learn from activities like cooking, reading and music instead of doing... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersa letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton f
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
a letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton for president. That's the result of Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released last week that showed the Democratic candidate leading among Texas voters under the age... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersa letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton f
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
a letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton for president. That's the result of Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released last week that showed the Democratic candidate leading among Texas voters under the age... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersa letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton f
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
a letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton for president. That's the result of Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released last week that showed the Democratic candidate leading among Texas voters under the age... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersa letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton f
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
a letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton for president. That's the result of Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released last week that showed the Democratic candidate leading among Texas voters under the age... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersa letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton f
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted yesterday
a letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton for president. That's the result of Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released last week that showed the Democratic candidate leading among Texas voters under the age... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersa letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton f
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
a letter welcoming you to the AARP, then you probably support Hillary Clinton for president. That's the result of Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey released last week that showed the Democratic candidate leading among Texas voters under the age... Read more
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NBC News
Hillary blasts for-profit colleges, but Bill took millions from onewho has profited. Over five years, former president Bill Clinton earned $17.6 m
Hillary blasts for-profit colleges, but Bill took millions from one
NBC News / Posted yesterday
who has profited. Over five years, former president Bill Clinton earned $17.6 million from the world's largest for-profit education company, Laureate Education, Inc. In his role as "honorary chancellor," Clinton has traveled the world on... Read more
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The News & Observer
Wake County’s school diversity efforts questioned in case studyargue that the benefits outweigh the costs of busing to achieve integrated scho
Wake County’s school diversity efforts questioned in case study
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
argue that the benefits outweigh the costs of busing to achieve integrated schools. Monday’s Brookings Institution Brown Center on Education Policy blog post by David Armor includes a case study using 2004 and 2005 data to compare black and white... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clintonto specific programs through the charity's international arm. Among them: -Jo
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
to specific programs through the charity's international arm. Among them: -Joseph Duffey, who once worked for Laureate Education, a for-profit education system based in Baltimore, was one of 20 people at a higher education policy dinner with... Read more
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Orange County Register
Closer look: Foundation donors who met, talked with Clintonto specific programs through the charity’s international arm. Among them: • J
Closer look: Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
to specific programs through the charity’s international arm. Among them: • Joseph Duffey, who once worked for Laureate Education, a for-profit education system based in Baltimore, was one of 20 people at a higher education policy dinner with... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clintonto specific programs through the charity's international arm. Among them: -Jo
Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
to specific programs through the charity's international arm. Among them: -Joseph Duffey, who once worked for Laureate Education, a for-profit education system based in Baltimore, was one of 20 people at a higher education policy dinner with... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Abilene Christian Univ, TX, Ser 2016A & Taxable 2016B Rev Bonds 'AWIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the approximately $61.54 mi
Fitch Rates Abilene Christian Univ, TX, Ser 2016A & Taxable 2016B Rev Bonds 'A
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' rating to the approximately $61.54 million tax-exempt series 2016A education revenue bonds issued by Newark Higher Education Finance Corporation, TX., on behalf of Abilene Christian University... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
New law requires colleges do more to protect students from sexual assaultssaid Rachel Brown, a student at Bradley University. Illinois lawmakers agree,
New law requires colleges do more to protect students from sexual assaults
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
said Rachel Brown, a student at Bradley University. Illinois lawmakers agree, passing the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act which requires all universities provide victims with a confidential advisor and a variety of reporting... Read more
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The Christian Post
Experts Fear American Bar Association's New Misconduct Rule Will Punish Lawyers Who Criticize Gay Marriageof what constitutes harassing or discriminatory conduct. Paul Rothstein, profe
Experts Fear American Bar Association's New Misconduct Rule Will Punish Lawyers Who Criticize Gay Marriage
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
of what constitutes harassing or discriminatory conduct. Paul Rothstein, professor with the Georgetown University Law Center, told The Christian Post that while lawyers "can be held to a higher standard than others," the revised rule is... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Howard County Jr College District, Texas' 2016 GO Rfdg Bonds 'AAwith Howard County. The county seat (the city of Big Spring), serves as a modes
Fitch Rates Howard County Jr College District, Texas' 2016 GO Rfdg Bonds 'AA
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
with Howard County. The county seat (the city of Big Spring), serves as a modestly-sized healthcare, retail, and commercial center for the largely rural, surrounding area. County population gains since 2000 have been modest, averaging less than 1%... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elem
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elementary in Roseville-- has a 'no homework' policy. He said he prefers his students to go home and learn from activities like cooking, reading and music instead of doing... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elem
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elementary in Roseville-- has a 'no homework' policy. He said he prefers his students to go home and learn from activities like cooking, reading and music instead of doing... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elem
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elementary in Roseville-- has a 'no homework' policy. He said he prefers his students to go home and learn from activities like cooking, reading and music instead of doing... Read more
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The Atlantic
Would Electing More Women Fix Congress?across party lines, but only if they’re Republican, and particularly if they’re
Would Electing More Women Fix Congress?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
across party lines, but only if they’re Republican, and particularly if they’re working on a bill that focuses on health, education, or social welfare. In short, collaboration tends to happen only under very specific circumstances. “I think there... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elem
Is a 'no homework' policy beneficial for students?
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
have to be just academic." Trevor Nelson-- a 5th grade teacher at Spanger Elementary in Roseville-- has a 'no homework' policy. He said he prefers his students to go home and learn from activities like cooking, reading and music instead of doing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Policy on school restrooms haltedissue protected under the federal law known as Title IX, which prohibits sex-ba
Policy on school restrooms halted
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
issue protected under the federal law known as Title IX, which prohibits sex-based discrimination in any federally funded education program or activity. O'Connor, who was appointed to the federal bench by President George W. Bush, also ruled that... Read more
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Rappler
Is it true that full day school promotes "Revolusi Mental"?Muhadjir's recent statement on Full Day School (FDS) policy planning garnered s
Is it true that full day school promotes "Revolusi Mental"?
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
Muhadjir's recent statement on Full Day School (FDS) policy planning garnered serious criticism from netizens wherein he claimed FDS was undeniable proof to President Jokowi that the educational system Muhadjir has been involved in all along, is... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
New year brings new faces to the Universityon the work of Ronald Lockett, who is the cousin of famous artist Thornton Dial
New year brings new faces to the University
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 2 days ago
on the work of Ronald Lockett, who is the cousin of famous artist Thornton Dial. Kim Strom-Gottfried, director of ethics education and policy management Kim Strom-Gottfried is the newly appointed director of ethics education and policy... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
UQ leaps up list of world’s best universitiesmade it in to the ARWU top 100 this year, compared to four last year. “It’s an
UQ leaps up list of world’s best universities
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
made it in to the ARWU top 100 this year, compared to four last year. “It’s an incredible achievement, given the domestic policy difficulties the Australian higher education sector has faced for a very long period.” Professor Høj said higher... Read more
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Colorado Daily
'Red zone': Students' first few weeks at CU pose higher risk of sex assaultmisconduct survey CU conducted last fall, aren't unique to the Boulder campus.
'Red zone': Students' first few weeks at CU pose higher risk of sex assault
Colorado Daily / Posted 2 days ago
misconduct survey CU conducted last fall, aren't unique to the Boulder campus. They're so common that people who work in higher education have come up with a name to describe the first few weeks of the fall semester: the "red zone." The... Read more
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Times News
BACK TO SCHOOLpublic elementary and secondary schools this fall. That’s up just slightly from
BACK TO SCHOOL
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
public elementary and secondary schools this fall. That’s up just slightly from the 2015-16 school year, according to the Education Department. They’ll be taught by some 3.1 million school teachers from pre-kindergarten through high school, with... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsLawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
Lawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher it will go if nothing changes. But they've been focusing almost exclusively on squeezing savings from the smallest part of the federal budget: discretionary spending on... Read more
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Breitbart
Common Core Is What Hillary and Bill Clinton Have Worked Toward For YearsCore is a political third rail that we should not be touching at all. Get rid o
Common Core Is What Hillary and Bill Clinton Have Worked Toward For Years
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Core is a political third rail that we should not be touching at all. Get rid of it. B) Most people want local control of education so having Cruz and Trump saying it on a DNC video is counterproductive. Would get rid of any references to... Read more
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Island Packet
20 years after welfare reform, how the lives of America's poor have changed23 percent of all families with children living in poverty receive welfare, acc
20 years after welfare reform, how the lives of America's poor have changed
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
23 percent of all families with children living in poverty receive welfare, according to estimates by the liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Only in three states — Hawaii, California and Vermont — is the share more than half.... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsLawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
Lawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher it will go if nothing changes. But they've been focusing almost exclusively on squeezing savings from the smallest part of the federal budget: discretionary spending on... Read more
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The Daily Comet
20 years later: The enduring impact of welfare reform23 percent of all families with children living in poverty receive welfare, acc
20 years later: The enduring impact of welfare reform
The Daily Comet / Posted 3 days ago
23 percent of all families with children living in poverty receive welfare, according to estimates by the liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Only in three states -- Hawaii, California and Vermont -- is the share more than... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsNEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Lawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Lawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher it will go if nothing changes. But they've been focusing almost exclusively on squeezing savings from the smallest part of the federal budget:... Read more
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News 8000
Domestic spending is near 53-year lowsLawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher
Domestic spending is near 53-year lows
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
Lawmakers and candidates often bemoan how high U.S. debt is and how much higher it will go if nothing changes. But they've been focusing almost exclusively on squeezing savings from the smallest part of the federal budget: discretionary spending on... Read more
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