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Obama to Throw Hail Mary Tax Breaks for Middle Class in State of the Union

January 19, 2015

At the opening snap of his fourth quarter, the President is going long. At the State of the Union Address…

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FLASHBACK: That Time A Wealthy Man Asked President Obama To Raise His Taxes (VIDEO)

January 18, 2015

As President Obama's SOTU speech pitching an increase in taxes for the rich approaches, it's a good time for a…

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Elizabeth Warren Slams Reaganomics In Rousing Speech On Suffering Middle Class

January 7, 2015

Populist Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) gave a rousing speech on Wednesday morning during her appearance at the AFL-CIO’s Raise the…

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New Chart Shows Why Minimum Wage Should Be $18/Hour (Interactive)

January 7, 2015

American workers generate more and more wealth, but get the same pay since 1973. Find out why.

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GOP Pushing To Support Tax Cuts With Faulty Math

January 2, 2015

The GOP is pushing the CBO to adopt its faulty math based on faulty economics as part of their standard…

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Texas Empowering Predatory Lenders: Pay $1K On a $250 Loan or Go To Jail

December 31, 2014

Pay $1000 on a $250 loan or go to jail? That’s not a story line from a novel by Charles…

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Thanks Obama! For The First Time Since Great Recession, Americans Optimistic About Economy

December 31, 2014

For the first time since the Great Recession, which occurred at the tail end of the disastrous George W. Bush…

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GOP Tax Reform Won’t Be What People Want

December 28, 2014

The current tax code is seven times as long as the Bible, at more than 4 million words, so it’s…

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“Fast Tracking” the TPP Just Another Fat Gift to Wall Street

December 23, 2014

When the new Congress is sworn in in January, expect one of the first the top priorities being tackled to…

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Republican Kansas Governor: Pensioners Are Freeloaders

December 17, 2014

In an excellent documentary by Joe Winston and Laura Cohen, the question “What’s The Matter With Kansas?” (based on the…

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