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The mounting student debt crisis could cause serious economic damage to the United States.
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A new ad from Concerned Veterans for America says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, skipped 79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings.
The Senate is taking up only the second spending bill to reach the floor this year-the $3.57 billion supplemental for the border crisis, wildfires, and the defense of Israel-and prospects for passage are as slim as they were for the first one that died in June.
Future of Ryan White program not clear More than two decades after the Ryan White Care Act was passed, it's future isn't certain.
What's with all the Democratic Senate candidates being caught displaying a condescending, insulting contempt for voters? The latest embarrassing incident involves Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who suffered the indignity of having her 144-page campaign plan leaked .
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Joni Ernst, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, says of the Renewable Fuel Standard, "Philosophically, I am opposed to those mandates or those subsidies that are coming from the government.
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
Retiring Senator Tom Harkin suggested that Senate Democrats might force House Republicans to return to the Capitol during the August recess in order to pass a border crisis bill.
A new bill would require companies to give employees more notice and stability when it comes to their work schedules.
Halima is an 11-year-old girl who clips loose threads off of Hanes underwear in a Bangladeshi factory.1 She works about eight hours a day, six days per week.
Two U. S. Senators, Tom Harkin and George Miller , just introduced a plan that would raise the minimum wage which is currently set at $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour.
Ernst, a Republican, was caught espousing wishful thinking as policy in a September 2013 forum held by the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, saying Congress should not pass laws "that the states would consider nullifying."
Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.
The economy is, finally, improving. But it is not helping Democrats much in the battle for control of the Senate.
Sen. Tom Harkin, the chairman of the Senate Labor-HHS-Education spending subcommittee and the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, is retiring at the end of the year.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 05:17 am
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