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In 2015, 21 states will raise their minimum wage. Approximately 4.4 million people will see their pay go up for the new year. The increases across 21 states will put an extra $2.5 billion in workers’ pockets in 2015 even though a bill backed by President Obama, to raise the federal minimum to $10.10 an […]

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Politics

Twitter reacted strongly after a video surfaced last week in which Jay Z said that his presence is charity. The comments came in response to criticism by civil rights pioneer Harry Belafonte, who said that today’s artists need to be more politically engaged. An important theme that’s come up: there’s a big difference between charity […]

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Domestic Affairs

A letter addressed to President Obama containing a substance that initially tested positive for the toxin ricin was intercepted Tuesday by authorities at a remote White House mail screening facility, according to the FBI. The letter follows the discovery Tuesday of a ricin-laced letter sent to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and came as authorities were […]

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Political Alerts

A top New York Democrat was busted today for trying to buy his way to the Republican nomination for the upcoming New York City mayoral election, according to an indictment that also named a slew of co-conspirators. State Sen. Malcolm Smith and City Councilman Dan Halloran were both arrested by federal officials this morning after […]

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