WASHINGTON -- Katrina Pierson has shown an astonishing ability to fail upward. That she has fallen high enough to land a job as the chief spokeswoman for Donald Trump says as much about her as it does.. Huffington Post
More details are being released about the anonymous expose of Washington D.C. corruption and largesse that* confirms why Americans hate their national government and have rallied to anti-establishment.. Zero Hedge
The seeds of the modern American progressive movement were arguably first sown over 50 years ago by two events which shook American's trust in their government - the disastrous Vietnam War and the.. Huffington Post
When Michigan can't ensure safe drinking water in a major city and can't figure out how to educate children in its biggest school district, it's safe to say that our state's vaunted "comeback" is.. Huffington Post
Efforts to pass extended unemployment benefits for out-of-work Minnesota steel workers are being held up in the Minnesota Legislature over a dispute over bundling tax cuts for businesses in the same.. bizjournals
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Every election season is a time of bemoaning why millennials won't vote for politicians boldly committed to picking at the edges of their problems. Consider a.. Huffington Post
In his latest column, "The Governing Cancer of Our Times," New York Times conservative columnist David Brooks tries to explain Donald Trump's rise as a presidential candidate.
The cancer Brooks.. Huffington Post
Since the beginnings of democracy, debate has raged as to how responsive politicians are to their constituents. Though such debates stretch back centuries, only recently have academics gotten the.. Huffington Post
Eighty years ago, on August 14, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, famously declaring: "If the Senate and House of Representatives had done nothing more... than pass.. Huffington Post
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Dominic Dorsey uses a megaphone as he leads a group of opponents to Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, in a march towards Lucas Oil Stadium in.. The American Prospect
The Affordable Care Act has used up at least four of its nine lives. It was almost stillborn after Democrats lost their 60-vote Senate majority in early 2010. It survived a brush with death in the.. The American Prospect
In a speech last year in Kansas City, President Barack Obama said he received a letter from a nine-year-old girl that included a list of possible women to put on America’s paper.. The American Prospect
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi conducts her weekly news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center, June 4, 2015.
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LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The last time Greece was facing a hard deadline to secure a deal with its bailout creditors, in February, it agreed to one only when it feared a worst case scenario — a run on the.. SeattlePI.com
WASHINGTON -- Democrats in the House of Representatives are confident a program that helps laid-off workers won't be a casualty of an ongoing standoff with Republicans over President Barack Obama's.. Huffington Post
Senate Republicans convened in the Strom Thurmond meeting room to complain about Rand Paul’s antics and not, for what it’s worth, that there’s a Strom Thurmond meeting room. John McCain, for one,.. Huffington Post
Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins shaking hands with steel workers in Homestead, Pennsylvania in July 1933. Perkins stands behind President Franklin Roosevelt as he signs the Social Security Act into.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- Bernie Sanders has already raised millions of dollars for his 2016 presidential campaign. In 1974, he ran for office on unemployment benefits.
A profile of Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.) by.. Huffington Post