News From: National Politics

by Guest Post | on Feb 07, 2019

Government Workers Still Feeling the Shutdown

Many federal employees are still facing lingering back pay issues a full 11 days after the end of the longest ever government shutdown, adding to their anguish as they face the prospect of yet...

by Brian Young | on Feb 05, 2019

Trump Tax Scam Backfires on His Middle Class Supporters

With tax season nearly upon us, some people have gotten ahead of the game and started preparing their returns. With the new tax law, many middle-class families are finding out that Trump's tax...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 04, 2019

Schultz: "Unions are Not the Answer"

On last week’s 60 Minutes, former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said that he was considering running for President as an independent. In the immediate aftermath of his announcement, many...

by Daniel Hinton | on Jan 28, 2019

TSA Needs Title 5 Bargaining Rights

President Donald J. Trump conceded to end the government shutdown on Friday without any tax dollars allocated to build the border wall. But he threatened to shut it down again in three weeks if no...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 25, 2019

NATCA Stands Up For Themselves

After 35 days of a government shutdown, Trump addressed the nation in a Rose Garden speech where he announced that he was caving to pressure and would re-open the government. The temporary deal will...

by Press and Media | on Jan 23, 2019

Covington Catholic Closes

On Tuesday, the school that the MAGA kids attended was closed as the school dealt with a protest outside the school's grounds and an internal investigation into the students' actions. Read...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 21, 2019

The Children of Parents who Hate

When his buddies were forced or agreed, to go on a trip to Washington DC to protest a woman’s reproductive rights, it was probably over a girl - but who can blame him? We were all...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 18, 2019

Let them Vote Mitch

It is Day 28 of the government shutdown and another week has passed without federal workers getting paid. While 800,000 employees of the US Government continue to suffer, some are quitting their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 16, 2019

Democrats Propose a $15 Federal Minimum Wage

On January 1, 20 states increased their minimum wage, with some beginning to reach $15 an hour. While both red and blue states are starting to realize the importance of a higher minimum wage, the...

by Brian Young | on Jan 16, 2019

Truck Drivers Get their Day in Court

In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of workers. In the case of New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, the court ruled that workers in the transportation industry cannot be forced...

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