By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 05:28 PM
Reps. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., and John Lewis, D-Ga., plan to introduce legislation Wednesday to amend the National Labor Relations Act to make labor organizing a civil right. The change will make opposing unionization bids legally perilous for businesses.
By Darrell Issa | 07/29/14 06:26 PM
The House Oversight chairman says blood is on Vladimir Putin's hands.Â
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 06:19 PM
Heavy unionization cost the average worker in Michigan about $11,000 over the last 50 years. It cost workers in Nevada about $9,000 over the same period and Ohio workers about $8,600.
By Ron Arnold | 07/29/14 06:15 PM
With the immigration crisis, American politics is degenerating into a surreal drama of criminal hubris, strategic cunning and livid stupidity.
By Noemie Emery | 07/29/14 06:12 PM
With a new Supreme Court challenge looming, and more cases coming, Obamacare remains an unresolved issue four years after passage. Our long Scott Brown moment is not over yet.
By Becket Adams | 07/29/14 05:40 PM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decided this week to weigh in on the controversy surrounding the Washington Redskins' supposedly "offensive" team name, the Hill reported.
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 05:23 PM
In a major victory for Big Labor, the National Labor Relations Board ruled against McDonald's Corp. in a class action suit brought by union activists. The decision is also a potentially major rewrite of federal law regarding business franchising.
By Washington Examiner | 07/29/14 05:18 PM
A federal judge in Mississippi last week threw out an $85 million defamation lawsuit brought by a politically connected corporation against a Virginia journalism non-profit.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/29/14 04:24 PM
"This is so important," Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said about reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, "because 85,000 Washington state jobs hang in the balance. That is how many jobs have been supported here in the state by the Export-Import Bank.
By Becket Adams | 07/29/14 04:40 PM
President Obama's evolution from pop star to election liability has been nothing short of astonishing, from Greek pillars and promises to lower the oceans to vulnerable Democratic lawmakers carefully avoiding him as they campaign for re-election.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/29/14 03:29 PM
Defenders of the Export-Import Bank argue that the agency is profitable. This argument convinces some people to support (or at least tolerate) Ex-Im. It shouldn’t.
By Spencer Brown | 07/29/14 02:21 PM
Although President Obama's executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractors doesn't go into effect until Jan. 1, those same contractors set to get a raise are already asking for more money.
By Becket Adams | 07/29/14 02:07 PM
As the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border remains unresolved with Congress preparing to go into recess, Hispanic voters are deeply divided over how the issue should be dealt with, according to a new Pew Research Center poll.
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 01:58 PM
Big Business is warning that the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to push coal out of the energy mix will result in the loss of one million jobs while reducing annual household income by $2,100.
By Philip Klein | 07/29/14 01:06 PM
"Language attacking a country is not considered hate speech in our community standards," Matt Steinfeld, a spokesman for Facebook, wrote in an email.
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