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  • Email Reveals Lois Lerner Ignored Political Expenditures By Unions September 1, 2014
    The official at the center of the IRS tea party scandal once dismissed complaints that labor unions were not reporting millions of dollars in political activities on their tax forms, according to an email obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. In 2007, Lerner responded directly to a complaint that some major labor unions reported […]
    Connor D. Wolf
  • Five Things Labor Unions Do To Celebrate Labor Day August 31, 2014
    For many Americans, Labor Day means one last long weekend to end the summer. But the U.S. Department of Labor describes the holiday as “a creation of the labor movement,” meaning labor unions. So how would organized labor celebrate? 1. Make union organizing a civil right. Democrats Georgia Rep. John Lewis and Minnesota Rep. Keith […]
    Connor D. Wolf
  • Despite Controversial Comments, Colorado GOP Candidate Finds Support August 30, 2014
    Colorado Republicans mostly continue to support a state House candidate who compared openly gay Democratic Congressman Jared Polis to the Islamic State terrorist group. In an email newsletter to supporters sent on Monday, Gordon Klingenschmitt said Polis would “join ISIS in beheading Christians” because they “refuse to worship and endorse his sodomy.” After
    Greg Campbell
  • Another For-Profit College Bites The Dust August 29, 2014
    Nearly 10,000 students across the country are facing an uncertain future following the sudden collapse of another for-profit college system this week. After a summer which saw the dramatic collapse of Corinthian Colleges, fellow for-profit education company Anthem Education is rapidly closing its doors after the company filed for bankruptcy this week. Prior
    Blake Neff
  • Agency Wants To Extend Worker Protections To Illegal Immigrants August 29, 2014
    The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) made a pledge Friday to help ensure immigrant workers are protected under the law, including those who may be in this country illegally. The EEOC and the Mexican foreign affairs ministry signed a “Memorandum of Understanding” promising education programs and outreach to aid immigrant workers. The mem
    Connor D. Wolf
  • Report: Regulations Stifle Productivity August 29, 2014
    From 1997 through 2010, industries with the fewest federal regulations experienced productivity growth almost twice that of the most-regulated industries, according to a new chart released by the Mercatus Center. Economist Antony Davies reached that conclusion based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Mercatus’ RegData tool, which “counts the num
    Peter Fricke