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Deficit Reduced Substantially, But Sequester Still Killing Jobs

Deficit Reduced Substantially, But Sequester Still Killing Jobs
President Obama's tenure has been marked by a dramatic decrease in the deficit. Some of the causes have been positive – increased taxes on the rich, an economy slowly but surely coming out of a dire recession – but one cause is by and large negative: the sequester. That policy blunder has cost the nation hundred of thousands of jobs, just when we need it most.
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TN Republican Reaps Millions in Farm Subsidies, Wants Food Stamps Cut

TN Republican Reaps Millions in Farm Subsidies, Wants Food Stamps Cut
A Tennessee congressman who supports billions of dollars in cuts to the food stamp program is one of the largest recipients of federal farm subsidies, according to new annual data released by a Washington environmental group.
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Beau Biden: Leading the March in North Carolina

Last Saturday, beneath a clear blue sunny sky, Delaware’s Attorney General Beau Biden—who is also a commissioned officer in his home state’s National Guard—spoke in support of the Democratic ticket to a gathering of former warriors and their families at Fayetteville, North Carolina’s Veterans Park.
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Low Pay Isn’t the Solution to Economic Problems; It’s the Cause

Unions aren’t a third party entity; they are simply a group of people who have agreed to work together. Instead of bargaining individually, they bargain collectively (that’s why the contract is called a collective bargaining agreement.) When you mock unions, you mock workers – probably workers like you – who have a skill and feel like they should make a fair wage for that skill.
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