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  • $23,660-a-year 'managers' to get a raise from federal rule

    WASHINGTON �� President Barack Obama is preparing to do what the U.S. economic recovery has been slow to accomplish: raise the wages of millions of Americans.
  • Bridging the gap between hopelessness and hope

    Bridging the gap between hopelessness and hope
    It was 50 years ago this month that President Lyndon Johnson traveled to a one-room school house in Stonewall, Texas, where he attended classes, to sign the most expansive piece of federal education legislation ever enacted — the Elementary and...

    Senate panel passes update to No Child Left Behind law

    A Senate panel unanimously passed legislation on Thursday updating the No Child Left Behind education law, setting up a likely vote by the full Senate this spring. The legislation would continue to require annual standardized tests to measure student...

    How Sen. Corker became Mr. Fix-It and forged deal on Iran

    WASHINGTON Fighting to get Congress a voice on an Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Bob Corker found himself in an increasingly familiar spot in the thick of a difficult situation. And loving it. "I do enjoy it because I enjoy us doing things that are going to...

    Senate committee makes progress on updates to education law

    A Senate committee made progress Wednesday on a bipartisan update to the No Child Left Behind education law with a final vote expected Thursday afternoon. In all, the committee has passed 24 amendments and defeated six. Dozens more amendments were...