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Republicans may not be adept at healthcare.. The American Prospect
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In 2011, unemployment was at a near crisis level. The jobless rate was stuck around 9 percent nationally, an unusually high number due to the continuing.. Zero Hedge
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“I do understand power, whatever else may be said about me,” Lyndon Johnson once said. “I.. The American Prospect
WASHINGTON ― In early 2014, as his domestic agenda languished with a Republican Congress, President Barack Obama undertook what White House staffers called the “pen-and-phone” strategy. Unable to.. Huffington Post
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry on Thursday said it will lay off about 600 staffers due to the state Senate’s failure to vote on a bill allowing for $57.5 million in funding to.. bizjournals
Evan Bayh, the former Democratic senator from Indiana and current Senate candidate, has at least $1 million in holdings* *with a Bermuda-based insurance company, Athene, that has a business model that.. Huffington Post
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Roy Cooper, left, and North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory participate in a live televised debate at UNC-TV.. The American Prospect
Documents released by the Guardian indicate that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker may have solicited and received corporate checks for the 2011 Senate recall fight and his own 2012 recall.. Huffington Post
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In Donald Trump’s anticipated speech on illegal immigration, he said “the facts aren’t known because the media won’t report on them.”.. Huffington Post
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