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Given the reactions that President Obama got after he proposed raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour in his State of the Union address, he must have felt a little like comedian Rodney Dangerfield.
4 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register
Republican Chuck Grassley will star at two upcoming fundraisers for a former aide who's now running for U.S. Senate.
9 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation
House Education and the Workforce Committee chairman John Kline and Representative Todd Rokita have introduced the Student Success Act -a proposal to rewrite No Child Left Behind .
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He takes over for Tyler Olson who is rumored to be a potential candidate to run against Terry Branstad for governor in 2014.
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A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday reintroduced legislation designed to pave the way for a standardized letter on student financial-aid awards to be used by all American colleges.
Father's Day for me is bitter sweet. The sweet part of it is that I get to celebrate being a dad to my two children and spend time with my own father.
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act was first signed into law in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Sunday is the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Glass-Steagall Act , which built a protective wall of separation between U.S. commercial and investment banking.
OurFuture.org's Dave Johnson: "Since April, North Carolina citizens have been gathering at the state capital in Raleigh for 'Moral Monday' Arrests What's going on? Republicans took over and started enacting severe, cruel policies against the poor and minorities, while giving tax cuts to the rich and businesses Republican State Senator Thom Goolsby ... (more)
The Republican field of candidates continues to grow in Iowa for the seat of retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin and lately there have been numerous reports that state Sen. Joni Ernst would soon begin exploring the race.
Sen. William "Mo" Cowan talks with April Ryan of American Urban Radio as The Post's Nia-Malika Henderson looks on.
The federal government's questionable decision to conduct massive, indiscriminate top-secret surveillance work should be the subject of intense congressional and public scrutiny, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin said Thursday.
It is well understood around here that hard work and farming go hand-in-hand. With that hard work, though, comes great rewards.
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chastised his own party's leader over the details of the president's solution to the problem.
The Senate intelligence committee chairman on Thursday vowed an effort to limit the access of government contract workers, such as Edward Snowden, to highly classified information.
A decade-long deployment of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan coupled with an aging population of World War II and Korean War veterans has created an "embarrassing backlog" in veterans services, 1st District Rep. Bruce Braley said Wednesday.