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Senate ready to sink effort to boost minimum wage

Hemmed in by solid Republican opposition, the Senate seems ready to hand a fresh defeat to President Barack Obama by blocking an election-year bill increasing the... Read more »

April 30, 2014

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When it comes to income inequality, whose wages matter?

It seems there is constant discussion surrounding income inequality and what it means for the economy. Read more »

April 28, 2014

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Congress returns to work to do the bare minimum

Congress gets back to work Monday after a two-week vacation, and it's looking like lawmakers will do what they do best: the bare minimum. Read more »

April 26, 2014

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Boogeymen and shady deals define spin in Democratic, Republican fight for Senate

The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party operatives' spin is to be believed. Read more »

April 23, 2014

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Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law. Read more »

April 16, 2014

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A year after defeat of curbs on firearms, inaction and modest goals

Democratic worries about this November's elections, a lack of Senate votes and House opposition are forcing congressional gun-control supporters to significantly... Read more »

April 16, 2014

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