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Monday Aug 18 | RecruitingBlogs.com

Paul Petrone posted a blog post

At this year's State of the Union Address , President Barack Obama made headlines by asking Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.

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Related Topix: Hardcore, US News, State of the Union, US Politics, Barack Obama

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hot Air

Ted Cruz: Obama needs new authorization from Congress for these operations against ISIS

Via Dave Weigel , a gloss from the tea-partier-in-chief on the legal status of the new mission in Iraq and thus a sneak preview of the battle to come next month when Congress is back in session.

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Related Topix: US News, Hardcore

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Indian Express

Political circles abuzz with talks on Rajya Sabha nominations

New political equations are brewing in Uttar Pradesh as the state gears up to send 10 MPs to the Rajya Sabha this November.

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Related Topix: Hardcore

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Examiner.com

FCC federal workers paid to do nothing receive bonuses: Investigators

Earlier today at the Personal Democracy Forum, we spoke with Stanford law professor Lawrence Lessig who is spending a great deal of time on congressional reform movement called Change Congress.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Hardcore, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Power Line

Obama has "full faith" in DCIA who doesn't know what CIA is up to

CIA Director John Brennan is under fire from the Senate Intelligence Committee after the CIA admitted that it searched the computer files and read the e-mails of Senate investigators who were probing the agency's use of harsh interrogation measures on terrorist in the aftermath of 9/11.

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Related Topix: Hardcore

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Analogy of US media on Israel & Gaza: '1776: Congress vows to destroy England!'

US/Israel corporate media reporting lies that Hamas threatens to "kill all Jews" , and ongoingly that Iran threatens to "wipe Israel off the map."

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Related Topix: Hardcore, Terrorism

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