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House Speaker Paul Ryan deletes tweet about woman's $1.50 weekly paych…

04-02-2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing criticism Saturday after tweeting a report referencing a woman from Pennsylvania who saw an increase of $1.50 on her weekly paycheck stemming from the recently passed GOP tax-reform bill.  In the tweet, Ryan included a link to an AP report describing how some people in the workforce have seen more take-home pay coming from the new withholding... Read more

Trump administration shuts Haiti out of seasonal worker program

18-01-2018

Rule tightening follows end to humanitarian program that allowed tens of thousands of Haitians to live and work in U.S. The Trump administration is further tightening immigration rules for Haitians, as it plans to remove the country from a program for temporary seasonal jobs, weeks after ending a humanitarian program that allowed tens of thousands of others to live and work... Read more

Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From ‘Sh--hole’ Countries

12-01-2018

The president suggested the U.S. needs fewer immigrants from Haiti and Africa, and more from Norway. President Donald Trump slammed the idea of restoring protections for immigrants from “sh--hole” countries in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, sources told multiple news outlets.  “Why are we having all these people from sh--hole countries come here?” the president reportedly asked lawmakers. He was referring to African nations and Haiti, according... Read more

Trump administration eases penalties against negligent nursing homes

06-01-2018

Reversing guidelines put in place under former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration is scaling back the use of fines against nursing homes that harm residents or place them in grave risk of injury. The shift in the Medicare program's penalty protocols was requested by the nursing home industry. The American Health Care Association, the industry's main trade group, has complained... Read more

Warren Buffett explains what’s wrong with the economic system that mad…

05-01-2018

The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality in the world. Warren Buffett can tell you that. The wealth of the top 400 richest Americans has increased 29-fold since 1982, from $93 billion to $2.7 trillion, according to the Forbes 400. Meanwhile, the wealth of "many millions of hardworking citizens remained stuck on an economic treadmill,” Buffett says. The billionaire... Read more

Why Progressives Shouldn’t Assume Republicans Will ‘Move On’ From ACA …

01-01-2018

This isn’t the first time GOP leaders have said they’ll focus on other things. Figuring out how Republicans plan to approach health care this year isn’t easy. A little more than a week ago, just before Christmas, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that his party would “probably move on” from full repeal of the Affordable Care Act now that Republicans have eliminated the individual mandate, which... Read more

Barack Obama is 'most admired man' for tenth year in a row, Gallup pol…

27-12-2017

Former President Barack Obama is the most admired man in the United States and has been for the past 10 years, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. The poll found that 17 percent of respondents declared Obama as the man they most admired, with President Donald Trump in second place with 14 percent. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was named the most admired woman with 9... Read more

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