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1 hr ago | The Wall Street Journal
In a roundtable discussion, the WSJ's Jerry Seib, Damian Paletta, Janet Adamy and Julian E. Barnes discuss the GOP's antipoverty plan, the legal future of Obamacare and the Ukraine crisis.
3 hrs ago | Switched
The Koch brothers are making a big push for long-shot Republican Senate hopeful Monica Wehby, increasing their advertising spending on behalf of the Oregon candidate to $3.6 million.
7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks to Brazil Johnson, 5, on Wednesday in Oakland, Calif.
11 hrs ago | CNN
Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."
12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
State Sen. Emily Cain visited with fellow Democrats during the lunch break at the Maine Democratic Convention in Bangor in May. Bruce Poliquin, former state treasurer, spoke with Brent Littlefield, right, along with other supporters of his campaign during the June 2014 election night at Dysarts in Bangor.
12 hrs ago | Switched
Rep. Paul Ryan said he would get behind House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Barack Obama, which will focus on the administration's unilateral changes to the health care law's employer mandate.
13 hrs ago | Center for American Progress
Today, several anti-poverty leaders and low-income people-including Tom Colicchio, chef and food activist; Melissa Boteach, Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program and Half in Ten Education Fund at the Center for American Progress; and Tianna Gaines-Turner, member of Witnesses to Hunger-took to TalkPoverty.org to respond to the poverty ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Magic 98.3 Columbus
After traveling around the country for the last year to better understand what works to combat poverty, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan now has a 'discussion draft' with the key ideas he thinks can help the poorest Americans get ahead, and where the federal government has a role.
16 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
RYAN PROPOSES ANTIPOVERTY EFFORT: House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has laid out a plan for using a conservative approach to reshape food stamps, housing assistance and other federal social programs, bringing detail to Republican promises to address poverty.
A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee's homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would "light Nashville up," according to court documents.
A car inside one of the garages was also heavily damaged. Firefighters pulled it out, and are inspecting it to see if it might have started the fire.
Rep. Paul Ryan's poverty proposal, which would in part punish impoverished Americans for not getting themselves out of poverty on a specific timeline, is based on the conservative myth pushed by right-wing media that blames poverty on individuals' "spirit" and personal life choices.
Once people have paid their debt to society, they should be able to move on. In that spirit, this proposal suggests three possible reforms: Implement a risk- and needs-assessment system in federal prisons while expanding enrollment in rehabilitative programming to reduce recidivism.
MARCH 07: Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves the event 'Equality for Women is Progress for All' at the United Nations on March 7, 2014 in New York City.
But Ryan is trying - a bit clumsily, but trying all the same - to borrow a page from the Massachusetts senator as he seeks to remake himself in anticipation of a potential 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination.
Former governor Mark Warner remains a force in Virginia politics, opening a 25-point lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie in the early stages of the U.S. Senate race, a new poll shows.
Sen. Marco Rubio is another member of the Republican "I care about poverty, honest! Please ignore my policy votes" caucus.
On Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan released his much-anticipated proposal for reforming the way the federal government tries to alleviate poverty.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 09:43 pm
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