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Congress considers rules about child labor on farms

Feb 2, 2012
The government was set to impose new rules limiting the work kids are allowed to do on farms, but those rules are being reconsidered after an outcry from farmers.
Posted In: farms, child, labor, Congress

President Obama heads to Arizona

Jan 25, 2012
Following his State of the Union address yesterday that focused on job growth, the president heads to Arizona today. We talk to a congressman there about what the president's speech and visit mean for him.
Posted In: politics, Barack Obama, Congress

Will Congress get anything done in 2012?

Jan 24, 2012
As President Obama delivers his State of the Union address, Congress seems poised for a political stalemate.
Posted In: State of the Union, Congress, deficit-cutting

PIPA support collapses, 26 senators line up against it yesterday

Jan 19, 2012
"pssssssssssssssssst" - the sound of PIPA's deflating balloon
Posted In: Congress, PIPA, piracy

Monitoring your social media

Jan 13, 2012
Have you heard about the Twitters and Facebookies?
Posted In: Homeland Security, Congress, web privacy, social media

Wealth gap between Congress, citizens widens

Dec 27, 2011
A new report shows that the net wealth of members of the House of Representatives has doubled since 1984, while the average American's has stayed almost the same.
Posted In: politics, wealth, Congress, net worth

2011 in review: Washington's politics

Dec 26, 2011
Two words: Congressional gridlock.
Posted In: Congress, 2011

The origin of "kick the can"

Dec 19, 2011
It's been said Congress is "kicking the can" in the debate over the payroll tax. But where exactly did that phrase come from and why has it become a metaphor for political dysfunction?
Posted In: Congress, payroll tax

Deadlines loom for Congress

Dec 14, 2011
The House and the Senate face a number of decisions before they can head off for the holidays. Is another government shutdown possible?
Posted In: Congress, payroll tax, Keystone pipeline, unemployment benefits

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