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Better than a jobs program, Gen-Z would benefit from a lower minimum wage

Any celebration of Washington state’s expected minimum wage hike will likely be short-lived, especially for young people looking for work...  Read more

Hillary targets ‘DREAMers’: “Mi Sueño, Tu Voto” (My Dream, Your Vote)

Hillary Clinton, who already has sizable support from the Hispanic community, is calling on DREAMers to help get her elected...  Read more

Trump Effectively Hits Obama and Clinton in National Security Policy Speech

Donald Trump delivered a strong speech Monday on thwarting terrorists and crushing ISIS while cleverly disguising it as an address on national security policy...  Read more

America needs a new path: More millennials want a libertarian future

In an election that features two of the most unpopular candidates in modern history, the majority of Americans are feeling alienated and disenfranchised...  Read more

Young women not as likely to support Hillary Clinton

A new USA Today/Rock the Vote poll finds that Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, might be headed towards the worst showing among millennial voters in recent history, with Hillary Clinton trouncing him 56 percent to 20 percent among those under 35...  Read more

15 detainees released from Gitmo

Fifteen Guantanamo Bay inmates have been transferred, bringing the population of the detention center to 61 men...  Read more

Aetna slashes Obamacare participation by two-thirds

"Providing affordable, high-quality health care options to consumers is not possible without a balanced risk pool," Aetna said in a statement...  Read more

A CIA Agent of Change?

When Evan McMullin was growing up just outside of Seattle, he wanted to be a filmmaker...  Read more

Clinton, the inartful dodger

Hillary Clinton could well be elected president without ever having to answer questions that pin her down on her past actions and fabrications...  Read more

What Donald Trump's shocking Utah trouble tells us

How to sum up everything that is going wrong for Donald Trump? In a word: Utah...  Read more

Gary Johnson polling at 15% in Colorado: Can he make it to the debate stage?

If debate requirements took individual states into account, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson would make the stage, thanks to the 15 percent support he enjoys in Colorado in a recent NBC News/WSJ/Marist poll for August...  Read more

Fast-food workers going on strike: Here come the kiosks

Fast food workers going on strike just solidified their replacement...  Read more

To Save the Party, Pull the Plug on Trump Now

Donald Trump is not going to quit the race. The Republican party is not going to push him off the ballot...  Read more

15 things a $15 minimum wage can’t do

What can and can’t a $15 minimum wage do? That’s the question answered by Mark Perry, an American Enterprise Institute scholar and University of Michigan-Flint economics professor...  Read more

More pay-to-play: Madam Secretary gave special treatment to many Clinton Foundation donors

Hillary Clinton’s aide Cheryl Mills orchestrated a deal which resulted in up to $500,000 in speaking fees for Bill Clinton, shown in a report by The Daily Caller News Foundation...  Read more

Republicans lobby the RNC to halt funding for Trump

"We believe that Donald Trump's divisiveness, recklessness, incompetence, and record-breaking unpopularity risk turning this election into a Democratic landslide," wrote a group of Republicans...  Read more

Clinton chief 'volunteered' for Clinton Foundation while on the federal payroll

Mills maintains that her time spent working for the foundation constituted volunteer work...  Read more

Ryan's Big Primary Win Suggests Trumpism Is More of a Personality Cult Than a Movement

House speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin crushed his GOP primary opponent Paul Nehlen Tuesday by nearly 70 points. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ryan led Nehlen 84 percent to 16 percent...  Read more