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Jim Himes Keeps Trying To Protect The Rich

From The Hill: House Democratic leaders rejected a bid by four rank-and-file Democrats to offer an amendment to the middle-class tax cut bill that would temporarily extend current tax rates for the

“You’re Despicable”

That’s what Daffy Duck used to say (and still does for all I know). But I’m addressing it today against the 11 Democrats who voted against extending unemployment benefits. (Twenty-one Republicans

Nuclear Power Analyzed – Still No Satisfactory Waste Management Solution

A broad review of current research on nuclear power economics has been published in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (JRSE) is an


Purpose The purpose of the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act, also called the DREAM Act, is to help those individuals who meet certain requirements, have an opportunity to enlist

Credit Card Offers Are Needlessly Confusing; New Law Brings Some Improvement

Credit card offers have grown increasingly complicated since 2000, when Congress required issuers to start disclosing pricing information on credit card offers. But instead of providing clarity to

Film and TV industry tax subsidies, like those in place in Connecticut, are costly and ineffective

A new report from the Center on Budget & Policy Priorities concludes that film and TV industry tax subsidies, like those in place in Connecticut, are costly and ineffective. As noted in the report’s

Pelosi Statement on Republicans Voting to Block Extension of Unemployment Insurance

Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after Republicans in the House blocked extending unemployment insurance, which would have extended unemployment insurance for millions of

New Study Shows Older, Wealthier Voters Surged to the Polls in 2010

While the 2008 electorate was the most diverse in American history, and voters gave the majority of their votes to Democrats, the 2010 midterm election experienced unusually high participation from