Month: May 2016

Florida Politics: During this week’s recess, Rubio wants Congress to hear from voters fearing Zika virus

  “I urge the American people to make next week a tough one on those who are home from Congress, who have refused to take meaningful action to confront Zika because they need to hear from you,” Rubio said last week on the Senate floor. In an unusual step, Rubio even is urging voters to press House members back in their districts for this week’s Memorial Day recess about why they’ve drawn a line at $622 million in spending. The #Florida senator, whose home state has an alarming number of Zika infections, is ridiculing fellow Republicans in Congress for...

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Clinton Policies to End Pay Gap Would Just Make It Larger

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May 26, 2016 – 7:00am

Women, lamented Hillary Clinton in an April 2014 tweet, make just 77 cents on the dollar to men. As a presidential candidate she has repeated that lament again and again, updating the numbers, in line with government statistics, to 78 cents in July 2015 and 79 cents this year.

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