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2014/04/25 04:36
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We're less than six weeks from the Iowa primary election, and the race that will draw the most attention is one to replace U.S. Senator Tom Harkin. The Democrats don't need a primary. Congressman...
2014/04/25 04:36
2014/04/25 04:36
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2014/04/24 18:57
2014/04/24 18:57
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Mark Jacobs, a Republican candidate for Senate in Iowa, has donated more of his own money to his campaign than any candidate in Hawkeye State history. The Des Moines Register's Jennifer Jacobs (no...
2014/04/23 17:42
2014/04/23 17:42
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A comfy retirement for all! Talk about an ambitious goal. The Bipartisan Policy Commission today launched a year-long project, the Personal Savings Initiative, to address the U.S. retirement crisis....
2014/04/22 21:52
2014/04/22 21:52
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In a statement to ProPublica, Kingston said he would oppose a proposal from President Obama for $10 million in CDC gun research funding. "The President's request to fund propaganda for his...
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2014/04/22 20:39
2014/04/22 20:39
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Out Of Clout: Some States Brace For D.C. Power Outage When the next Congress is sworn in, Iowa's congressional delegation will be unusually green. Precisely half of its lawmakers on Capitol Hill are...
2014/04/22 08:31
2014/04/22 08:31
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Editor: I’ve read several articles regarding the feud between Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey O’Brien and Jim Wansacz, and county Controller Gary DiBileo, regarding the commissioners denying the...
2014/04/21 10:25
2014/04/21 10:25
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... best antidote to poverty is a job." Most of us have heard this, and agreed. Yet the lowest wage workers in our country are increasingly under-valued in their jobs. Thirty-million Americans,...
2014/04/21 08:12
2014/04/21 08:12
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Opponents of a minimum wage increase seized upon part of a recent Congressional Budget Office Report and lifted it from its context. The analysis by the nonpartisan office found that, as critics...
2014/04/20 22:38
2014/04/20 22:38
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More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour. Those exclusions, rooted in labor law history, run from some workers with disabilities to crews on fishing...
2014/04/19 21:43
2014/04/19 21:43
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WASHINGTON – Democrats are finding that their path to keeping control of the U.S. Senate this year is getting bumpier. At least four states where Democrats hold Senate seats that once were seen as...
2014/04/19 15:27
2014/04/19 15:27
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SHRIBMAN | Races to Watch in 2014Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014 10:45 AM EDTUpdated: Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:13 AM EDT It happens every four years. The political party on the defensive tries to...
2014/04/18 08:30
2014/04/18 08:30
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Three Iowa races for the U.S. Senate and House are attracting a flood of contributions, with candidates pulling in a total of $12 million in campaign cash. Candidates in the three races had nearly...
2014/04/18 01:02
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full...
2014/04/17 22:24
2014/04/17 22:24
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Iowa lawmakers urge Congolese officials to let children go homePosted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:25 PM EDTUpdated: Thursday, April 17, 2014 6:18 PM EDT DUBUQUE (KWWL) - Lawmakers are responding to...
2014/04/17 04:05
2014/04/17 04:05
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Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines NEW YORK (AP) - Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs, but higher prices actually have been good for business. Fuel now accounts...
2014/04/16 22:44
2014/04/16 22:44
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Why high oil prices are actually good for airlines NEW YORK (AP) — Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs, but higher prices actually have been good for business. Fuel now accounts...
2014/04/16 19:16
2014/04/16 19:16
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FILE - This April 2, 2014 file photo shows Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev.,...
2014/04/16 15:20
2014/04/16 15:20
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Income inequality in the U.S. has risen to levels last seen in the gilded age (Source: Washington Post) Does 39.6 percent, which is today’s top marginal tax rate, sound like the optimal top marginal...
2014/04/15 13:00
2014/04/15 13:00
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On its face, the idea of forcing an emotionally unstable child alone into a small room is disturbing; no good teacher wants to do it. And yet it happens, thousands of times a year, all over the...
2014/04/15 09:30
2014/04/15 09:30
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a...
2014/04/25 04:36
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