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18 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden, right, speaks before signing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, bipartisan job-training legislation which aims to help job seekers gain valuable employment skills, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Virginia Foxx, Republican, US House of Representatives

22 hrs ago | Roll Call

The Re-Education of Rick Nolan

Nolan came back to Congress in 2012 - three decades after his first stint in the 1970s.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Rick Nolan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, James Oberstar, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Representative Karen Bass

Yesterday | District Administration

Physical and sexual abuse: A harsh reality facing your school

A Congressional report estimated that as many as 4.5 million K12 students are subject to sexual misconduct and physical or verbal abuse, with other research concluding that less than 10 percent of abusers are ever caught or identified.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Max

California Poised for Change as Retirement Looms for Incumbents

Time is about to wreak a revolution on the political makeup of California's state and federal offices with aging, longtime incumbents nearing the point where they will be retiring, and anxious newcomers, long denied a shot at top lawmaking slots by well-entrenched office-holders, chomping at the bit for their chance to move up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, California, California Government

Point of View

Democrats Treated Better in House than Republicans in Senate

Republicans are touting an open amendment process on House spending bills to argue the minority is treated far better in the lower chamber than in the Democratic-held Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee, Zoe Lofgren, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: Meager amounts from local donors to Davis, Callis

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' fundraising haul from Champaign County in the last quarter - $4,800 - was pretty meager.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Champaign County, IL, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Anna Eshoo, Loretta Sanchez, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

NYTimes Profiles The "Part-Time Hell" Offered To American Workers

The latest tripe from the Republican Party attempts to distract from its purposeful obstruction of all initiatives or legislation designed to create new jobs, by accusing the Obama Administration of fostering a "part-time" economy.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Time

New Data Show Faster Job Growth in States With Higher Minimum Wage

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, second left, and Representative George Miller visit a Sweetgreen restaurant to discuss minimum wage, June 16, 2014 at Dupont Circle in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dupont Circle (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

A Fresno public works department team patches potholes on Van Ness Avenue.

Perhaps averting another standoff with Democrats, the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives took a small step earlier this week by allocating an additional $10 billion to continue to pay for freeway projects nationwide.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, US News, California, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Scott Peters, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Tehiyah head of school steps down after seven years

The head of school at Tehiyah Day School has stepped down, the El Cerrito school announced recently, noting that Bathea James will be replaced by interim director Mollie Aczel.

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Related Topix: El Cerrito, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Contra Costa County, CA

Daily Kos

Who Will Speak Against This Abuse Of American Workers?

As we are all aware, America has pretty much lost most of the high-paying, stable, manufacturing jobs with benefits and simultaneously has also seen much of its white collar workforce outsourced or off-shored.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Liberal Political News

ABA Journal

Legislation aims to protect employees with changing schedules

University of Chicago professor Susan Lambert sees work scheduling as the next big issue in the push to improve labor standards.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

American Thinker

Feds pressuring business to rescue Obama and Dems from another failure of OCare

When ObamaCare was passed by the Democrats, non-partisan experts predicted there would be a host of problems.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Star

Whither Bangladesh Garments Industry?

IT is January 2020 and the mood in the country is euphoric. Bangladesh's ready-made garments industry had a banner year in 2019, reaching the target of $50 billion dollars export level.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

TwinCities

Push on to shape part-time work rules

As more workers find their lives upended and their paychecks reduced by ever-changing, on-call schedules, government officials are trying to put limits on the harshest scheduling practices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Boehner, Pelosi celebrate job training bill

What once may have seemed like routine work for the House of Representatives -- passing a bipartisan bill to improve job training programs -- was cause for celebration on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, John Kline, Virginia Foxx, Ruben Hinojosa

SFGate

Kashkari crashes event to challenge Brown

California Gov, Jerry Brown speaks at The American Federation of Teachers at Los Angeles Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government

Bloomberg

How FDR Helped Joe Biden Marry Jill -- And What Happened to All That Washington Traffic?

Vice President Joe Biden, recipient of the Freedom Medal from the Roosevelt Institute in honor of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, says FDR - albeit somewhat indirectly - helped him land his wife, Jill.

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Related Topix: Washington, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro

Hispanic Business

Bipartisan Legislation Improves Transparency on College Costs,...

"These pieces of legislation will help to give students more and better information when considering and financing college," said Rep. , senior emocrat on the committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gary Miller, Republican, John Tierney

Forbes.com

The States Where Women Represent Most Of Minimum Wage Workers

If the states where women represent most of minimum wage workers were grouped together, we'd have, just about, the United States of America.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, OH, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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