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174 House Democrats Signed a Letter Demanding a Vote on Long-Term UI Extension. Who Hasn't Signed?
The Murray-Ryan budget deal presented last night, as you probably already know, does not include an extension of unemployment insurance for the long-term unemployed.
Abbreviated pundit roundup: Kerry outshining Clinton? Obama missing key point? Protecting Santa?
But there's a crucial dimension the president left out: the revival, since the mid-1970s, of the laissez-faire ideology that prevailed in the Gilded Age, roughly the 1870s through the 1910s.
Women's, retiree groups ask voters to take sequester remedy action on Dec. 12
FBI Director James Comey participates in a ceremonial swearing-in, officiated by Judge John Walker , as U.S. President Barack Obama looks on at the FBI Headquarters October 28, 2013 in Washington, DC.
House Dems rip Obama on deportations
Liberal House Democrats pounced on President Obama Thursday over his deportation policy, saying he's been too tough on illegal immigrants at the expense of families.
Jubilee USA: Representatives Doggett and DeLauro Introduce...
December 5 - Congressman Lloyd Doggett and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro today introduced the Sequester Delay and Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act, a bill that would end sequestration and curb corporate use of offshore tax havens.
PolitiFact: Doggett's math holds up: Democrats gained more votes, fewer seats
The Democratic member of Congress from Austin, a city otherwise represented in Washington, D.C., by Republicans, says Democrats nationally got more votes in 2012, yet Republicans ended up with the House majority.
Long-term unemployed face loss of benefits
Five years after the financial crisis , 4.1 million Americans have been out of work for longer than 27 weeks.
Dangerous and toxic toys still on store shelves
They're the hottest new toys on the market, and they make your kids' eyes sparkle.