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Teachers of the Year tell us what's holding students back and where they'd spend education money
President Obama with 2015 teacher of the year Shanna Peeples. Every year, each state chooses its teacher of the year. This year, the Council of Chief State School Officers and ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 34
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 ...
Laura Clawson 05/25/2015 67
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.
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 56
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-...
Laura Clawson 05/23/2015 68
McConnell's NSA ploy fails, Senate blocks Patriot Act extension
The Senate provided a scene of remarkable drama in the ...
Joan McCarter 05/23/2015 34
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 ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 21
What did, or didn't, the Duggar family learn from son Josh's sexual offenses?
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 181
Export-Import Bank issue promises more Republican strife
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen.
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 12
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 ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 26
Obama administration throws Rick Scott a temporary Medicaid bone
The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott'
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 44
Despite Republican attacks, Obama is 'very clear on the lessons of Iraq'
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Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 74
New York Times does its best to be a 'real opponent' to Hillary Clinton
Anyway, this is the polite version of the face I made when reading this article.
Laura Clawson 05/22/2015 194
The Republican replacement plan for Obamacare in one graphic
That's Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on the Senate floor Thursday, summing up the Republican plan for the millions of Americans who could lose health insurance with the Supreme Court's King v. Burwell ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 34
Daily Kos Labor digest
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to buy votes for his anti-worker agenda .
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 3
What does defense spending have to do with endangered species? Everything, for Republicans
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) was not impressed. The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week, and while much of the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 25
Primary season flip-flops won't hurt Republicans, former Romney adviser says
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 49
Trade Promotion Authority vote secured on Export-Import Bank promise
Thursday morning, the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 15
NSA fight in Senate bleeds into weekend
The administration has sent dire warnings about NSA having to shut down ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 19
If Hillary Clinton isn't talking to reporters, who should she be listening to?
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 133
Jeb Bush touts failed Florida Medicaid experiment
Jeb Bush apparently thinks the "compassionate conservative" idea that his brother so cynically ran on will work for him, too. He's using his Medicaid experience in Florida as evidence that he ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 44
Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 124
Senate advances Trade Promotion Authority bill
The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday morning to advance the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 99
Fox News has set the rules. Which GOP candidates will make it onto the debate stage?
Eight looked like a lot in 2012 debates, but ...
Laura Clawson 05/21/2015 120
House does something productive, but McConnell's Senate is there to potentially mess it up
The House did something productive this week. Well, semi-productive. ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 19
McDonald's can't ignore worker protests before shareholder meeting
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 14
12 million private Obamacare plan sign-ups. What are you going to do with that, Republicans?
Charles Gaba calls it : 12 million people have signed up for health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges. Over 9 million, according ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 26
Republicans in disarray over NSA reform
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still insists that the PATRIOT Act provision ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 17
Nebraska legislature votes to repeal death penalty
Nebraska's legislature has voted to repeal the state's death penalty by what should be a veto-proof margin. The vote was ...
Laura Clawson 05/20/2015 38
Utah police chief: We need to expand Medicaid to help fight crime
This is one of the best arguments for Medicaid expansion ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 26

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