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Paycheck Fairness

Top Dem Reveals Staggering Amount Women Lose Due To The Gender Pay Gap

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) discussed the implications of the gender pay gap on HuffPost Live Monday, saying...

State Senate To Consider Equal Pay Proposal

Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

By LAUREN LANGLOIS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A bill that would prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from unintentionally ...

Happy 50th Birthday, Equal Pay Act!

Lenora M. Lapidus | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Lenora M. Lapidus

June 10th is the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. On June 10, 1963, Congress enacted the first law to require employers to pay women the same sa...

Raising the Minimum Wage and the Floor for All

Sarita Gupta | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business
Sarita Gupta

Fundamentally, the President understands that a higher minimum wage - not tax breaks for the rich - is what's needed to drive economic growth for those who most need it in America: workers. And for low wage workers everywhere, this increase is long overdue.

PaulitiFacts Top 10 Political Lies of 2012

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Like all the professional lie-rating agencies PaulitiFacts was overwhelmed with the deliberate and unabashed lies emanating from Mitt Romney and his campaign.

Michael McAuliff

Rand Paul Compares Paycheck Fairness To Soviet Politburo | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) suggested Tuesday that a bill designed to bring women's pay up to the level of men's wages would have created som...

Obama, Dems Pushing Key Measure

Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

By LAURIE KELLMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his allies in the Senate pushed Tuesday for a bill that calls for...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Presses Senate To Act On Equal Pay For Women | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday dropped in on a White House press call to urge the Senate to pass legislation that ensures women are pa...