Linda Jordan

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Republicans 'Support' Expanding the EITC—Just Not If It Costs Money

Obama wants childless workers to receive the Earned Income Tax Credit. Republicans say they do too. So why won't it happen? Blame the tyranny of deficit hawks.<p>Budgets are more than just numbers. They're statements. They tell us how much politicians prioritize, say, tax cuts for the rich versus tax …

Michelin-starred restaurant Per Se earns 'C' grade from health inspectors

Its $310 tasting menu makes Per Se one of New York City’s most expensive restaurants, but its “C’' grade from health inspectors puts it near the bottom of the heap when it comes to sanitary violations.<p>Per Se got 42 violation points when it was inspected 19 February, city health department records …

Arkansas lawmakers re-authorize 'private-option' Medicaid health plan

Arkansas’ first-in-the-nation plan that uses Medicaid funds to buy private insurance for the poor survived an effort to defund it Tuesday, as lawmakers gave final approval to continue a program that has extended health coverage to nearly 94,000 people.<p>The House voted 76-24 to reauthorize funding …

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Spicy Cucumber Margarita

Makes 12 Servings<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>3 cups tequila blanco<p>1 1/4 cups lemon juice<p>1 1/4 cup lime juice<p>1/2 cup triple sec<p>1 jalapeño, halved lengthwise<p>Lime wedges, kosher salt, cucumber slices, and jalapeño slices, for serving<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring sugar and 1/3 cup water to a …

Sriracha-Buttered Shrimp

Servings<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>6 tablespoons Sriracha<p>3 cloves minced garlic<p>1 pound head-on shrimp<p>1 tablespoon lemon zest<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh mint<p>2 tablespoons minced fresh basil<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Whip butter with Sriracha and melt in skillet.<p>Sauté minced garlic in it and …

Creamed Swiss Chard with Lemony Breadcrumbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Unlike a heavy béchamel, this streamlined cream sauce won’t mask the earthy-sweet flavor of the greens.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup torn fresh breadcrumbs<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>Kosher salt<p>2 large bunches Swiss …

Fixing Inequality Won't Hurt the Economy

A new paper shows that countries that redistribute more grow faster and for longer periods than those that leave inequality be.<p>Inequality is a choice, but it's not one we have to make to grow.<p>That might sound obvious, but isn't to economists. Most of them think there has to be a trade-off between …