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  1. $15 minimum-wage movement sets sights on more statesRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2016 | The Echo

    ... approved by both houses in the last two days. The minimum wage was first introduced in 1938 under Franklin Delano Roosevelt as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act and was $.25. Follow her at Twitter.com/Calefati . The wage would rise to $15 in New ...

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  2. California and New York Move Towards $15 Minimum WageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Teen Vogue

    ... 50 years and sharp rises in executive pay. The minimum wage was first introduced in 1938 under Franklin Delano Roosevelt as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act and was $.25. On the federal level, it can only be raised through congressional ...

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  3. Clueless CapitalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Weekly Standard

    ... values agreeable to a majority of the population. No need to hope that we will find such a one as Franklin Delano Roosevelt, a vigorous interventionist but one who sought to save, not destroy, capitalism by making markets work better to produce ...

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  4. Bank Leadership Must Be Earned, Not AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | American Banker

    ... you - ask what you can do for your country." It inspired a generation. Two other great leaders, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Margaret Thatcher, were philosophical opposites and still generate controversy, but they rallied their respective nations ...

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  5. Filmmaker Ken Burns on national parks and presidentsRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... to life on our television screens. Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt all featured prominently in his work, and he's met six presidents: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, ...

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  6. The 'free riders' enjoy benefits fought for by unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... benefits unions have won. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. said taxes are the price of civilization. Franklin Delano Roosevelt said we are all in this together. The free rider will gobble up the hard-won benefits provided by unions' civilizing collective ...

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  7. From Kindergarten Math Geeks to Spring Break Economics: This Week's CuriosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    ... last breath On April 12, 1945, the portrait artist Elizabeth Shoumatoff met with then-US-president Franklin Delano Roosevelt for the third time. She had already made two small portraits of FDR as studies for her final painting. The artist initially ...

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  8. Book Review: Steven Conn: Americans Against the City: Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... and others, he hoped to restore democratic community to a nation dominated by dangerous cities. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was influenced by such thinkers. An anti-urbanist himself, the Tennessee Valley Authority may have provided the power for the ...

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  9. Our only thing to fear remains fear itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | HeraldNet

    ... in the U.S. or Europe it affects the decisions of consumers, investors, and businesses alike. Franklin Delano Roosevelt recognized the destructive power of fear in a democracy and its economic system when he said, at the outset of the Great ...

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  10. the Dumbing of AmericaRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | American Reporter

    ... brought the market crashing down on their heads? Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that Franklin Delano Roosevelt - one of Goodwin's role-model presidents - had "a second rate intellect but a first rate temperament." FDR knew enough to scour the ...

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  11. On Native GroundBERNIE Sanders: Why Hillary Clinton Should Be WorriedRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... in Burlington, Vt., on May 26, continued the theme of the two Roosevelts when he said that "as Franklin Delano Roosevelt reminded us, a nation's greatness is judged not by what it provides to the most well-off, but how it treats the people most in ...

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  12. American OpinionAFRAID in America?Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | American Reporter

    ... appreciate the good in all people, we can lead free, productive, laudatory lives in this country. Franklin Delano Roosevelt suggested that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Prejudice results in irrational fear. Harboring prejudice is ...

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  13. Concerned about how the election will affect your finances? You're not aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... take a cue from a presidential election some 80-plus years past. After capturing the 1932 contest, Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered that immortal line just seconds into his inaugural speech: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." In ...

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  14. Nevada Retirement Planners talk Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Nevada Appeal

    ... the Social Security system that affect their benefits and make them complicated to understand. Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935 out of necessity due to numerous aging Americans struggling as the country was coming out ...

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  15. Philip Roth's Warning About US FascismRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | Tikkun Magazine

    ... of the freedom-loving people of this great citya " Winchell was stopped, but the resurgence of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the common sense of Mrs. Lindbergh and the ballot box itself saved democracy from the derangement gripping the nation. All this ...

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  16. Partisan politics, 19th-century style: Connecting Morristown's dots and dashes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Morristown Green

    ... ed by the fledgling Republican Party. However, there would not be another Democratic victory until Franklin Delano Roosevelt defeated Herbert Hoover in 1932.

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  17. Todd Walton: Near and FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... she will be remembered for that, too. Only Bernie has the chance to be mentioned as a latter day Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This is one of the many strange things about being human in this era of global connectivity, when something of huge import ...

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  18. Could iconic police motorcycle sidecars be taking their their final rides?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Patrick's Parade in Washington on March 13. (J. Lawler Duggan/for The Washington Post) Ever since Franklin Delano Roosevelt was sworn in to office, new presidents have made their way from the Capitol to the White House escorted by D.C. police ...

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  19. 'Hick' at Theatre Project tells the love story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena HickokRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    On March 4, 1933, the day Franklin Delano Roosevelt took his first oath of office as president, his wife Eleanor wore a ring she had recently been given by journalist Lorena Hickok. A couple of days later, after the two women chatted by phone, the new first lady wrote to her friend: "Ah, how good it was to hear your voice Jimmy [her oldest son] was near and I couldn't say je t'aime et je t'adore [I love you and I adore you] as I longed to do, but always remember I am saying it, that I go to sleep thinking of you."

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  20. The UN Security CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | CFR.org

    ... order. As their plans for what would become the United Nations took shape, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt insisted on Nationalist China's inclusion at the helm, envisioning international security presided over by " four global policemen ." ...

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