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PBS NewsHour Covers Big Money In Politics More Than All Other Networks Combined
Reuters: "A Constitutional Amendment To Take Big Money Out Of Politics Dies Quietly." Last week, the Senate considered a constitutional amendment that would have reinstated Congress' ability to regulate out-of-control political spending, previous legislative authority that was restricted by the cons

A constitutional amendment to take Big Money out of politics dies quietly
This week the U.S. Senate considered a constitutional amendment that would have allowed Congress and state legislatures to limit the power of money in politics. The debate was not much covered in the media because the outcome was so predictable. But the party-line vote that killed it should not go u

Young Households Are Losing Ground in Income, Despite Education
YOUNG families are better educated than ever before, but they are earning lower real incomes. The Federal Reserve Board's newly released 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances indicates that the median family headed by someone under 35 years of age earned $35,509 in 2013 dollars. Adjusted for inflation,

Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage, Part-Time Economy
A New Jersey woman died earlier this week trying to catch a few hours of sleep between jobs, a chilling reminder of the struggle low-wage workers, particularly women, face making ends meet. Police found Maria Fernandes dead in her car on Monday night, parked in a convenience-store parking lot in El


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