Hillary Clinton Touts Family Issues And Hints At 2016 Domestic Agenda

Hillary Clinton Touts Family Issues And Hints At 2016 Domestic Agenda

Hillary spoke at a panel for the Center for American Progress. ...

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More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

Food stamp work requirements will be reinstated in 17 states. ...

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More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

The Labor of Department released data to dispute the idea that increases in minimum wage would lead to a loss of jobs. ...

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Graduation Day And $300,000 In Debt

Graduation Day And $300,000 In Debt

By Maura Lerner, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing. Maybe it's because the number ...

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Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

By Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee, Los Angeles Times The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the typical household income barely budged in a si ...

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Fed To Tweak Message In Policy Meeting: Analysts

Fed To Tweak Message In Policy Meeting: Analysts

Washington (AFP) -- The Federal Reserve is expected to maintain its slow march toward a normal monetary stance in its policy meeting Tuesday and Wednesday. But a small, key adjust ...

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Seniors Boost Number Of Veterans Deemed Unemployable

Seniors Boost Number Of Veterans Deemed Unemployable

By Alan Zarembo, Los Angeles Times Jack Behunin received welcome news last year from the Department of Veterans Affairs: Due to war-related medical conditions, he was being declar ...

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As Congress Returns To Work, Politics Is High On The Agenda

As Congress Returns To Work, Politics Is High On The Agenda

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Congress returned Monday for a two-week session with a schedule that's short on substantive action and long on politi ...

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U.S. Stocks Lower After Disappointing Jobs Report

U.S. Stocks Lower After Disappointing Jobs Report

New York (AFP) -- Wall Street stocks Friday moved lower in early trade after the Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added just 142,000 jobs in August. About 50 minutes int ...

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U.S. Manufacturing Sector Gained In August

U.S. Manufacturing Sector Gained In August

Washington (AFP) -- Activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector picked up pace in August, to its best level since August 2011, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday. Help ...

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