$15 Minimum Wage Would Boost Pay For 17 Million Workers, Says CBO
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has evaluated the impact of raising the federal minimum wage to $15, $12, or $10 per hour by 2025. According to CBO estimates, raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would boost the pay for 17 million workers.Read More
AP-NORC Poll: Many Feeling Vulnerable Despite Economic Gains
Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.Read More
Biden Exploded At Dem Colleague Over Busing, Called Him 'Dirty Bastard'
Former vice president Joe Biden exploded at a Democratic Senate colleague for blocking anti-busing legislation in the Judiciary Committee, calling him a "dirty bastard" and a "son of a bitch" during the hearing.Read More
American Pride Hits New Low; Few Proud Of Political System
As Americans prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, their pride in the U.S. has hit its lowest point since Gallup's first measurement in 2001. While 70% of U.S. adults overall say they are proud to be Americans, this includes fewer than half (45%) who are "extremely" proud, marking the second consecutive year that this reading is below the majority level. Democrats continue to lag far behind Republicans in expressing extreme pride in the U.S.Read More
Report: 35,000 More Africans On Way To US Via South America
A report from the Center for Immigration Studies indicates another 35,000 African migrants are on their way to the United States. According to CIS's Todd Bensman: Like the proverbial "bulge in the belly of the snake," unusually high numbers of non-Latino migrants,Read More
Election Model That Predicted 2018 Blue Wave Has Trump Losing, Liberal Voters 'Terrified'
A university election model that predicted the blue wave in the House in 2018 almost to the seat is predicting a big loss by President Trump next year due to an explosion of bitter partisanship and Trump hate.Read More
Trump Slams Dems For Backing Health Care For Undocumented Immigrants
President Trump blasted the contestants in the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday when they all declared their support for health care coverage for undocumented immigrants.Read More
A Woman Watched Her Husband And Daughter Drown At The Mexican Border, Report Says
The bodies of Oscar Alberto Martínez and his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, lie face down in murky waters littered with reeds and discarded beer bottles. Their heads are wrapped in a black T-shirt, and her tiny right arm is draped over his shoulders.Read More