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Top 10 Charts on Income Inequality and Wages

<i>This post first appeared at</i> Economic Policy Institute.<p>In 2014 the pace of job growth picked up, a welcome development. Yet the economy remains far …

The GOP Bill to Define the 40-Hour Work Week Explained

One of the top items of business for House Republicans in the new Congress successfully passed Thursday. It would redefine the work week from 30 hours to 40 hours. No, it’s not an attempt to get you to work more, but it is an attempt to cut a significant part of the Affordable Care Act.<p><b>What would</b> …

Keystone foes bet on congressional firewall

The Democratic hold on the Senate may be history, but foes of the Keystone XL pipeline are optimistic their firewall there can hold back the campaign to green light the long-stalled project.<p>After the House passes its measure on Friday, as expected, the pipeline bill will be halfway down the path …

CISPA, the infamous cybersecurity bill, is headed back to Congress

An infamous cybersecurity bill may be headed back to Congress in the new year. Representative Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) has told <i>The Hill</i> that he will be reintroducing CISPA to the House on Friday, as a response to the growing cybersecurity challenges facing the nation. The bill has been put before …

GOP Congress moves veto-bait bills on health care, pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — In command and ready for a fight, defiant Republicans ignored two White House veto threats and advanced bills in Congress Thursday …

Obama to propose two free years of community college

President Barack Obama will need the approval of Congress to realize his proposal for making two years of community college free for students.<p>So far, that plan doesn’t have an official price tag — other than “significant,” according to White House officials. If all 50 states participate, the …