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Shutdown Jeopardizes Crucial Program For The Poor

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor wo...

Conspiracy Theorists Having A Field Day Over Social Security's Bullet Request

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.04.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- It didn't take long for the Internet to start buzzing with conspiracy theories after the Social Security Administration posted a notice ...

Secular Student Alliance Employee: Teacher Blocks Formation Of Atheist Student Group, Brags About It

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.17.2012 | Education

An anonymous teacher sent JT Eberhard, high school specialist at the Secular Student Alliance (SSA), an advocacy group for non-religious students, a l...

Telling a Story of Africa Through Youth and Innovation: 'My Africa Is'

Tom Murphy | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

My Africa is is a collaborative effort to follow and share the stories of change-makers in 13 cities across sub-Saharan Africa.

Mandatory E-Verify Would Overwhelm Social Security Administration, Increase Disability Backlog

Scott Hochberg | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Scott Hochberg

E-Verify is a tool designed to prevent the employment of undocumented workers, and would add significant responsibilities and workload to an agency that is already overworked and underfunded.

Social Security To Announce No COLA For 2011

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Another year without an increase in Social Security retirement and disability benefits is creating a political backlash that has Pr...

McCain's Social Security Plan Would Cut Benefits To People Who Already Paid For Them

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen Herrington

The conventional wisdom is that higher taxes hurt the economy. There is no actual evidence of that. In fact if you plot tax rates against GDP, there is no observable correlation.