Published on May 26, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Alan Krueger has a response for people, including top officials at the Federal Reserve, who question his research showing the long-term unemployed have been pushed to the fringes o
2/23/13 President Obama urges Congress to stop the sequester -- the harmful automatic cuts that threaten thousands of jobs and affect our national security from taking effect on March 1.
PUBLISHED ON 5/22/14 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM TV ad from Lee Rogers for Congress highlighting Lee's priorities in Congress
Middle Class Published on Jul 9, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM President Obama speaks in Denver on expanding opportunity for more Americans. July 9, 2014.
PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Congress did very, very little in 2013 — setting all-time records for both most unproductive and most unpopular Congress ever. Both the House and Senate have passed dozens of bills that the other chamber igno
PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Watch the full interview with Ralph Nader on Democracy Now! at . In the past two months, fast-food workers across the country have walked off the job to push for a $15-an-hour wage and the right to unionize w
Published on Apr 26, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM In this week's address, the President highlights small business owners across the country acting to raise wages for their workers, and calls on Congress to give America a raise so m
President Obama urges Congress to meet its deadlines and responsibilities, protect the middle class from an income tax hike, and lay the groundwork for future progress on more economic growth and deficit reduction.
PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM If you feel like our Congressional leaders today seem a little more dull than their predecessors, you aren't alone. In fact, Republicans developed a plan almost 20 years to help make every institution in Wash
Published on Jul 5, 2014 The people's representatives can't agree on much of anything these days — even calling a recess. When senators and members of the House went home for their Independence Day break, they didn't, or couldn't, ag
Published on Jul 1, 2014 PUBLISHED ON JUNE 2, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Obama announced Monday that he will pursue immigration reform, even if it means going without Congress. MSNBC contributor Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and MSN
Published on Aug 29, 2014 A former US Senate candidate calls for a congressional investigation into the creation and funding of the ISIL terrorist group by the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia. “The entire world knows that this IS
PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM In this week's address, President Obama says that before Congress leaves for vacation, they should extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million hardworking Americans who will lose this lifeline at the end of
Published on Sep 9, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Lawmakers said Tuesday they were considering doing more to monitor and hold accountable police departments across the United States that obtain sophisticated military equipment from
How far has the public's opinion of Congress dropped?
Published on May 9, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Congress members with a total of 660 years of experience combined among them are walking out of Congress. All of our most seasoned representatives are leaving of their own volition.
Published on Jul 7, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM It's going to be a little more difficult to ferret out which members of Congress are lavished with all-expenses-paid trips around the world after the House has quietly stripped away
Published on Aug 16, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Members of Congress are getting paid more than $2,000 for every bill they pass. The chart below -- assembled by the Washington Post, based on data from the Congressional Research
PUBLISHED ON JUNE 14, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM A mere 5 percent of voters think most members of Congress have done a good enough job to deserve re-election, according to a CBS News Poll released Wednesday. While this number
Published on Feb 15, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM LIKE US HTTP://FACEBOOK.COM/CNNNEXT This week, President Obama took action to lift more workers' wages by requiring that federal contractors pay their employees a fair wage of at l
3/2/13 In his weekly address, President Obama tells the American people that a series of harmful budget cuts—called the sequester—have taken effect because Congress failed to act. Because Republicans in Congress refused to compromise to c
Published on Jul 11 2014 Former congressman Todd Akin (R-Mo.) regrets apologizing for his 2012 remark that legitimate rape rarely causes pregnancy. Akin explains himself in a soon-to-be-released book, Firing Back: Taking on the Pa
Published on Feb 14, 2014 provided by http://cnnnext.com like us http://facebook.com/cnnnext According to Legistorm, a Capitol Hill non-profit that tracks information about Congress, the US Congress broke the record for privately-funded
Published on Aug 17, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) says Congress can't afford a pay cut because its last salary increase occurred six years ago. Terry, considered one of the Republican Party’s most vulne
Published on Mar 8, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM In this week's address, President Obama highlights the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterates his call for Congress to increase the minimum wag
Published on May 17, 2014 PROVIDED BY HTTP://CNNNEXT.COM In this week's address, the President discusses actions to expand opportunity for more Americans, with or without the help of Republicans in Congress, including his Administration's