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Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Posted In: veterans, homeless, military, disability, Vietnam, Iraq, afghanistan

Arizona board grants emergency funds to needy vets

Nov 9, 2012
Vets often face long delays in resolving disability claims, and need assistance to tide them over.
Posted In: veterans, disability, Iran, afghanistan, Vietnam

Gov. Romney: 65 and out of work

Nov 7, 2012
If you're 65 and unemployed, you're more likely to be that way for a long time.
Posted In: Retirement, Jobs, Unemployment, romney

Undecided voters, beware of Hello Kitty!

Nov 5, 2012
A passionate plea not to be tempted by a platform of smiles, hugs and rainbows.
Posted In: comedy, 2012 election

How the stigma of food stamps plays into the election

Nov 2, 2012
Politicians keep bringing up the food stamps program this election season -- how does that affect the people who actually use them?
Posted In: food stamps, Election 2012

Nick Kroll's two cents on the 99%, 47%, and the Take 5 candy bar

Nov 2, 2012
During this campaign, we’ve been inundated with numbers and percentages from both the media and the candidates alike. 99 percent, 5 trillion, 1 percent ,7 trillion, 47 percent, and it has left Nick Kroll 100 percent confused.
Posted In: comedy, 2012 election

Opinion: Why I'm voting for Barack Obama

Nov 2, 2012
Comedian Andy Kindler on why he's voting to reelect President Barack Obama.
Posted In: Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Opinion: Why I'm voting for Mitt Romney

Nov 2, 2012
Comedy writer Brian Donovan on why he's voting for Mitt Romney.
Posted In: Election 2012, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Election issues with a melody: An interview with The National

Nov 1, 2012
Indie rockers The National take a break from a recording session in upstate New York to talk politics and election issues, and perform a version of their economically inspired "Bloodbuzz Ohio"
Posted In: The National, Music, Ohio, 2012 election

The National, politics, and 'Bloodbuzz Ohio'

Nov 1, 2012
When Marketplace went looking for music that had something to say about this election year and the issues that affect regular Americans, The National volunteered its song, “Bloodbuzz Ohio.”
Posted In: The National, Ohio, Music

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