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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc), a tea party favorite, insulted minimum wage workers at a recent constituent event, saying that "when you’re a good worker you don’t stay at minimum wage for long." Johnson has a strong record supporting the one Read more...
Well, the Senate Dems passed this yesterday. But the bill only applies to the eligibility period. It extends the deadlines for the unemployed to recei Read more...
MotherJones: The Labor Department reported today that the unemployment rate rose from 5.0 percent to 5.5 percent in May, the largest monthly spike i Read more...
How positively ... Rovian: Matt Ortega: Republicans battling for the party's nomination in a South Carolina State House primary stooped to unbelie Read more...
Via WFSA: (h/t L.A. Confidential) You might say this year's regular legislative session will be known for politics, a pay raise, and a punch. Repu Read more...

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Salon: (watch short ad for day pass) Not only did the World Bank president find his companion Shaha Ali Riza a cushy job in the State Department, b Read more...
Reading this op-ed in the USA Today that I found on Kos, I was wondering how Ken Mehlman would be able to spin it as an attack piece against Valerie. Read more...
"Should any political party attempt to abolish Social Security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear Read more...