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America is pondering raising its federal minimum wage. President Obama talked about it in his State of the Union address and again last Wednesday in a speech The Washington Post 's Ezra Klein called the best one he's ever given .
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"Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and apartheid, it is man-made and can be removed by the actions of human beings."
Today [ this was originally published on December 5th ], there will be protests in more than a hundred cities across the nation directed at fast food chains, demanding an increase of the minimum wage to $15.00.
If House and Senate negotiators are able to ink a budget deal before the Christmas recess, immigration advocates believe that this would clear the way for a vote on some sort of immigration reform early next year.
Rep. Adam Schiff warned Sunday that if Iran does not satisfy the requirements of the interim agreement that curbs its nuclear program, then "sanctions are going to start flying out of Congress."
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Sunday he was "very surprised" at people who were critical of his decision to praise Nelson Mandela this week, standing by his admiration for Mandela's "very long, deep commitment to freedom."
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On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as part of its plan to conquer Southeast Asian territories; the raid, which claimed some 2,400 American lives, prompted the United States to declare war against Japan the next day.
This week's widely followed Program for International Student Assessment results comparing the education attainment of 15-year-olds across much of the industrialized world found a floundering U.S. education system.
"If the actions of government officials lead citizens to conclude that those officials are no longer meaningfully bound by the law, then citizens will rightly conclude that neither are they."
On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as part of its plan to conquer Southeast Asian territories; the raid, which claimed about 2,400 American lives, prompted the United States to declare war against Japan the next day.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he expects a blue-ribbon panel to soon propose reforms that both parties can back to address concerns over the long waiting times some American voters experienced at the polls in 2012.
On Thursday, Dec 5 2013, there will be protests in more than a hundred cities across the nation directed at fast food chains, demanding an increase of the minimum wage to $15.00.
President Obama's speech yesterday on inequality was a combination of the cynicism and panic that have governed his actions lately.
When President Obama made his second State of the Union address, he talked extensively about the importance of addressing global climate change.