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$314 Million to Fight the Russians Before 2020

Senator Rob Portman of Ohio took explained this week why the military contractor General Dynamics needed an extra $314 million: to fight the Russians before 2020.  His floor remarks: “The big news when I was over there was that there was a road march being

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WalMart and the Minimum Wage Bill

The election of 2014 is scarcely behind us, but according to the Federal Election Commission WalMart’s political action committee has already doled out more than a hundred thousand dollars to candidates in the next congressional election cycle. Meanwhile, Rep. Elijah Cummings has introduced H.R. 122,

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On Super Bowl Sunday, Time for a Legislative Gut Check

Number of years that the federal minimum wage has been in decline, accounting for inflation: 6 Number of American workers earning the federal minimum wage or less: 3.3 million Number of bills before the 114th Congress to raise the federal minimum wage: 1 Number of Congressional

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?