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Had it kept up with inflation, the current federal minimum wage would be $10.74. Instead, it's $7.25.
A triggering event can be so individual, so specific, that there is no anticipating it.
President Obama's choice of Ted Mitchell as Under Secretary of the Department of Education has set off alarm bells for advocates for public education.
President Obama has denounced Russia for violating international law with its military intervention in Crimea. A new campaign points out that the United States is hardly beyond reproach.
The merger would be bad for consumers, bad for our free press and bad for democracy.
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