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  • California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty

    California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty
    Democratic members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus on Tuesday announced a package of legislation aimed at providing pay equity on the job, expanding access to child care, creating family-friendly workplaces and addressing poverty....
  • Minimum wage on the rise

    Minimum wage on the rise
    What’s happening? Recently Wal-Mart, the largest private employer in the U.S., announced it would increase its minimum wage to $9 per hour. This hike will affect a half-million employees in navy shirts. By February 2016, current workers will...
  • Potent groups take sides on bipartisan House Medicare plan

    A budding bipartisan deal to shelter physicians from Medicare cuts, championed by the House's two top leaders, is drawing powerful allies including the American Medical Association and a rainbow of conservative and liberal groups. House aides released an...
  • Hospitals, tax-scofflaw docs targeted in House Medicare deal

    House aides released an outline late Friday of an emerging bipartisan deal shielding physicians from Medicare cuts and pumping more funds to popular programs for children's health and community health centers. In a first hint of some of the measure's...
  • House, Senate panels adopt balanced-budget plans

    Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade. Last-minute...
  • Poll: Little change in desire for action on inequality

    Interest in income inequality is all the rage in public debate nowadays, with political figures from Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the left to Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush on the right decrying the widening gap between the wealthy and everyone...
  • Quiet win for Boehner? Bending the entitlement curve

    WASHINGTON If the phrase "sustainable growth rate" sounds like it might be useful in putting you to sleep, you might have missed it. Speaker John A. Boehner is quietly putting the finishing touches on a legacy item, a legislative accomplishment Hollywood...
  • GOP defense hawks, fiscal conservatives battle over budget

    A battle between GOP defense hawks and fiscal conservatives prompted the GOP chairman of the House Budget Committee late Wednesday to delay a vote on his party's budget blueprint. Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., called off a vote on a move by GOP leaders to...
  • In Portuguese factory, echoes of Europe's fight for jobs

    A rusting yellow production line dangles from the ceiling of the cavernous Valadares factory, the long racks of ceramic sinks and toilets whose manufacture once provided jobs for 1,500 people gathering dust in the dim light from high windows. The...
  • In close Israel vote, leader of upstart party is kingmaker

    The new kingmaker of Israeli politics grew up in a hardscrabble town in northern Israel, one of seven children of Libyan Jewish immigrants, and worked stints as a fisherman and fruit vendor before becoming a working class hero in politics. With TV exit...
  • Israel's Netanyahu emerges with slight edge after tight race

    Israel's Netanyahu emerges with slight edge after tight race
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to fend off a strong challenge from the country's opposition leader in parliamentary elections Tuesday, emerging from an acrimonious campaign in a slightly better position to form Israel's next...