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|It's flooding down in Texas
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|Daily Kos Labor digest
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|After a massive NSA spanking, McConnell tries to regroup
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|Kochs planning to take the wheel in the Republican clown car
David Koch will keep the rabble out.
|Yes, Republicans are still flailing on that Obamacare replacement plan
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|Congress's intent on Obamacare is clear, but will the Supreme Court care?
|Why don't poor people just get jobs? Because they already did.
The contrast between hardworking Americans and shiftless, lazy, poor people is a favorite of Republicans as they try to cut safety net ...
|Teachers of the Year tell us what's holding students back and where they'd spend education money
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|U.S. is paying the price for not investing in trains, and it's stupid
House Speaker John Boehner may think it's "stupid" to suggest that the recent fatal Amtrak crash had anything to do with lack of funding, but the evidence ...
|The promise of NewSpace
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|This week in the war on workers: Who gets the benefits of trade deals?
The Senate advanced fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Thursday.
|How many minimum wage hours would you have to work to afford rent in your state?
Click map to enlarge Minimum wage increases passed by cities and states around the country are great news for low-...
|McConnell's NSA ploy fails, Senate blocks Patriot Act extension
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|This week in science: two in the Bush
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|Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Republicans and their base
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|When is a campaign not a campaign? When it's Jeb Bush's!||Joan McCarter||05/22/2015||26|
|Obamacare got 12 million insured, now Congress has to fix the system for all the underinsured
Healthcare reform is not done. Not by a long shot. While Obamacare has gone a very long way ...
|Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
|Export-Import Bank issue promises more Republican strife
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|States explore teaming up on Obamacare exchanges
Running health insurance exchanges, states have found, is a complicated and expensive proposition. For a handful of states, that meant opting to use the federal Obamacare exchange, which is now ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
|If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
|McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting||Laura Clawson||05/20/2015||15|
|Daily Kos Labor digest
Five ways to help nail salon workers. Better than swearing off manicures now while the subject is on your mind, then slinking ...
|Los Angeles city council says yes to $15 minimum wage
Los Angeles is becoming the third major American city to ...
|Four workers dead, 11 safety violations ... and a $99,000 fine?||Laura Clawson||05/18/2015||70|
|Scott Walker stands by firing American workers as his top foreign policy idea
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Scott Walker got a little bit of side-eye from ...
|This week in the war on workers: Happy graduation, kids. How screwed are you?
The good news is that recent high school and college graduates looking for work aren't as screwed ...
|Daily Kos Labor digest
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|How 1.7 million average American families don't equal six Waltons
The AFL-CIO has released its executive paywatch, with a section looking at inequality, Walmart style. And boy, Walmart's inequality is extremely unequal. A Walmart worker would need ...
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