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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
I'll start this article by first barfing into my shoe Even President Obama got hot under the collar with this recent backasswards Senate vote even issuing a strongly worded statement about how wrong they got it.
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8 hrs ago | Free Republic
February was not kind to supporters of the liberal agenda. In the span of four weeks, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released four separate reports, each concluding that misguided big government policies are hurting American businesses and families.
12 hrs ago | Roll Call
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, on Wednesday called the Senate's rejection of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division the "lowest point" of his 30-year career.
16 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
Disappointed with the annual conservative gathering of national activists known as CPAC, U.S. Rep. Steve King is going to a different event.
20 hrs ago | Babalu Blog
Well, it isn't really breaking news because we have known this for decades. But for the vast majority of Americans who only have the likes of the New York Times and Michael Moore as their sole source of information and news on Cuba, this will come as a shocking surprise.
Copyright 2014, Des Moines Register and Tribune Company Iowa Republicans are scratching their heads: Who are these people? None of the Republican candidates to replace U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin has made much of an impression in GOP circles and -- ticktock -- it's three months from the primary vote.
It's understandable that Republicans are bullish about their chances of regaining control of the Senate for the first time in eight years.
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would cut food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress: According to the finding in this report a 10 percent increase in the minimum wage reduces SNAP enrollment by between 2.4 percent and 3.2 percent and reduces program expenditures by an ... (more)
For an entirely predictable event, retirement is going to come as a shock to tens of millions of Americans - a financial shock, that is.
Despite opposition from Republicans and business groups, President Barack Obama is picking up his campaign for an increase of the minimum wage.
Gene Sperling, director of the White House National Economic Council, talks on Feb. 11 at a breakfast with journalists sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor.
Conservative critics say Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad wants to make it tougher for Sens. Ted Cruz , Rand Paul and other Tea Party favorites to win the 2016 Iowa caucuses.
Democrat Jack Hatch said Monday he snagged two big endorsements: the nation's longest-serving state treasurer, Michael Fitzgerald, and the nation's longest-serving state attorney general, Tom Miller.
A contingent on the right will never forgive him for backing a bill offering a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, and his critics say he jettisoned the plan strictly to preserve his political standing.
HEAD START A FOCUS OF LATEST RYAN BUDGET: Rep. Paul Ryan will say Head Start "is failing to prepare children for school" and call for a "consolidated, well-funded program" in its place, the Washington Post reports.
Republican activist David Oman is endorsing U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst and has signed on as her finance chairman, her campaign announced today.