The human face of budget cuts

Cesar Cota was the first in his family to attend college and  "now it's hard to achieve my dream," he says, "because the state put higher fees on us."


Black lawmakers shake up finance panel vote

In a dramatic display of political independence, 10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus boycotted a House Financial Services Committee vote on regulatory reform on Wednesday.


New charges of racism in right-wing media

The Washington Times recently published a racially charged full-page ad questioning President Obama's citizenship


One million new jobs possible, says economic study

Over one million new public service jobs could be created at a cost of $40 billion according to the Economic Policy Institute in a report released on Monday.

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