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Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

OregonLive.com

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul and Barack Obama face a closet full of Pants on Fire lies: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Did House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi really say Obamacare and longer emergency room visits would be a great way to meet new friends? Spoiler alert -- the claim is part of a collection of Pants on Fire ratings in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Representative Bruce Braley

WDRB-TV Louisville

SHRIBMAN | Races to Watch in 2014

By David M. Shribman Special from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette It happens every four years.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Seeking Alpha

American Public Education: Moving To Head Of The Class

For the quarter ending March 31, 2014, American Public Education, Inc. is the only one of 14 higher education companies followed by Country View Capital Research, a provider of education industry expertise and analytics, demonstrating positive results in primary financial areas of fundamentals, valuation, and margin of safety; as well as in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education, American Education, Software, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marketing

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

U.S. Senate candidate says he'll stay and work in Iowa

SIOUX CITY, Iowa It's a crowded field of candidates in the race for the republican nomination for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, Iowa, Sioux City, IA, Salix, IA

The Huffington Post

How The Clinton White House Played Politics With The Minimum Wage

U.S. President Bill Clinton answers a reporter's question after making a statement on U.S. economic growth on Jan. 12, 2001, as Economic Adviser Gene Sperling and U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers look on.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

The Harbor Times Soup

Time to raise the minimum wage

Exactly one hundred years ago, Henry Ford shocked the business world by doubling his workers' pay.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

The Times-Tribune

Higher wagebeneficial

Opponents of a minimum wage increase seized upon part of a recent Congressional Budget Office Report and lifted it from its context.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Opinion

Daily Kos

Real vs pretend support of Social Security

The Hawai'i senate race has turned into dueling emails. First Sen Brian Schatz sent email urging people to support the Strengthening Social Security Act , which would increase monthly Social Security benefits and extend the solvency of the program for decades by ending the special treatment for millionaires and billionaires on income over $117,000.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa lawmakers urge Congolese officials to let children go home

Lawmakers are responding to dozens of families who have legally adopted children that are stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa

PolitiFact

Mailbag: 'Everyone fails this fact-check'

It's spring. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and PolitiFact's readers are still giving us an earful.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, US Governors

The Daily News

Budget Office: Wage Boost Would Cost Firms $15 Billion

A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

KFBB

Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Ron Paul

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Deadline

Offensive Language Cited In MPAA Rejection Of Radius-TWC 'Fed Up' Key Art

The MPAA has rejected the key art for Fed Up , a documentary film about the fast food and junk food industries which reveals how children and parents are being fed a bill of goods by food manufacturers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Breitbart.com

Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC Iowa Rally for Joni Ernst

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman who had been leading before Palin endorsed Ernst.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa, Iowa Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Tri-cityherald.com

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

This July 24, 1933 file photo shows President Franklin D. Roosevelt appealing to the nation via radio for immediate enrollment of all employers under the blanket agreement to raise wages and create jobs, in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa

Fleet Owner Magazine

The easy life of a truck driver?

One of the big partisan battles waging in America currently is the Democrats' push for gender equality in pay.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MSN Money

What to do about Social Security payroll tax cap

It's Tax Day, and a small number of wealthy Americans have something to celebrate: They are done paying Social Security taxes for the year.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat

USA Today

Minimum Wage at the Forefront, With Eye on Elections

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Canadian Business Magazine

Business Highlights

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman

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