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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue 2014: Week 14

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 28 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, David Vitter, Kentucky Government, Allyson Schwartz, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Hill

Dems: E-cigarette companies 'prey' on kids

The lawmakers released a new report finding that e-cigarette companies are targeting children by using candy flavors and promoting their products at rock concerts and through social media.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Law, Healthcare Law, Smoking, Health, Medicine, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat

ABC News

Congressional Report Presses for E-Cigarette Rules

Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Squeezing the middle class

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: What do you think about the growing disparity between the rich and poor? To write a letter, go to sacbee.com/sendletter .

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, San Francisco, CA, Sacramento, CA, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

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